The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 87 69 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.48% 11.18% 14.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.23% 39.43% 43.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 29 53
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £216 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £26.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +6.66%
SQL Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
206 175 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.56% 28.36% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 79 121
Average daily rate £380 £325 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Glasgow region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Glasgow region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 105 (58.01%) SQL
2 73 (40.33%) .NET
3 60 (33.15%) C#
3 60 (33.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (32.60%) Microsoft
5 58 (32.04%) Oracle
6 47 (25.97%) Finance
7 46 (25.41%) XML
8 44 (24.31%) ASP.NET
9 42 (23.20%) T-SQL
9 42 (23.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (21.55%) HTML
11 38 (20.99%) CSS
12 35 (19.34%) JavaScript
13 32 (17.68%) ETL
14 31 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 30 (16.57%) Banking
16 29 (16.02%) Java
17 28 (15.47%) Data Modelling
18 27 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (14.36%) Visual Studio
20 25 (13.81%) SharePoint
21 24 (13.26%) C++
22 23 (12.71%) Web Services
22 23 (12.71%) Windows
23 21 (11.60%) PL/SQL
23 21 (11.60%) Relational Database
23 21 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
24 19 (10.50%) RDBMS
24 19 (10.50%) Sybase

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (13.81%) SharePoint
2 18 (9.94%) IIS
3 10 (5.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.21%) CMS
6 4 (2.21%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.66%) Apache
7 3 (1.66%) SAS
8 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.10%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.55%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS Project
3 2 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) CSG Singleview
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) HTTP
2 3 (1.66%) SAN
3 2 (1.10%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) Internet
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (33.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 42 (23.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (17.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (11.60%) Relational Database
5 19 (10.50%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (10.50%) RDBMS
6 17 (9.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.97%) Oracle Database
9 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (3.31%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (3.31%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.66%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects XI
14 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (1.10%) QlikView
14 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (14.36%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.42%) CppUnit
2 8 (4.42%) GoogleTest
3 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.10%) Subversion
4 2 (1.10%) NCrunch
4 2 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.10%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.55%) CodeRush
5 1 (0.55%) Maven
5 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.55%) Toad
5 1 (0.55%) NUnit
5 1 (0.55%) MSTest
5 1 (0.55%) Moq
5 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 47 (25.97%) Finance
2 30 (16.57%) Banking
3 5 (2.76%) Back Office
3 5 (2.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 130 (71.82%) Developer
2 36 (19.89%) SQL Developer
3 33 (18.23%) .NET Developer
4 20 (11.05%) Analyst
4 20 (11.05%) SQL Server Developer
5 17 (9.39%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.73%) C++ Developer
7 13 (7.18%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.52%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.52%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (4.97%) Java Developer
9 9 (4.97%) DBA
10 8 (4.42%) Senior C++ Developer
11 7 (3.87%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.31%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.76%) Consultant
13 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.76%) ETL Developer
13 5 (2.76%) SQL DBA
13 5 (2.76%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (40.33%) .NET
2 46 (25.41%) XML
3 44 (24.31%) ASP.NET
4 39 (21.55%) HTML
5 38 (20.99%) CSS
6 23 (12.71%) Web Services
7 19 (10.50%) STL
8 18 (9.94%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (9.94%) jQuery
9 15 (8.29%) Hibernate
10 12 (6.63%) .NET Framework
10 12 (6.63%) XSL
10 12 (6.63%) JSP
10 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (6.08%) Servlets
11 11 (6.08%) EJB
11 11 (6.08%) DHTML
12 10 (5.52%) DCOM
13 9 (4.97%) JSON
13 9 (4.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.31%) NHS
3 5 (2.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.76%) Clustering
4 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.21%) User Experience
4 4 (2.21%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.66%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.10%) Replication
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.10%) Social Network
6 2 (1.10%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.55%) GIS
7 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.71%) Windows
2 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.76%) UNIX
4 2 (1.10%) Linux
4 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.68%) ETL
2 28 (15.47%) Data Modelling
3 27 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.50%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (8.84%) Technical Analysis
6 14 (7.73%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (7.73%) Web Development
7 13 (7.18%) TDD
7 13 (7.18%) MVC
7 13 (7.18%) Workflow
7 13 (7.18%) Migration
8 11 (6.08%) Process Management
8 11 (6.08%) OO
9 10 (5.52%) Wealth Management
10 8 (4.42%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.42%) Multithreading
10 8 (4.42%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.42%) ITIL
10 8 (4.42%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (58.01%) SQL
2 60 (33.15%) C#
3 42 (23.20%) T-SQL
4 35 (19.34%) JavaScript
5 29 (16.02%) Java
6 24 (13.26%) C++
7 21 (11.60%) PL/SQL
8 17 (9.39%) VBA
9 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.10%) XPath
10 2 (1.10%) C
10 2 (1.10%) Perl
10 2 (1.10%) VB
11 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) sed
11 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.55%) AWK
11 1 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (3.87%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.66%) MCTS
5 1 (0.55%) MCPD
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.55%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.66%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.10%) RACF
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 59 (32.60%) Microsoft
2 58 (32.04%) Oracle
3 19 (10.50%) Sybase
4 12 (6.63%) HP
5 11 (6.08%) Kofax
5 11 (6.08%) IBM
6 8 (4.42%) Google
7 7 (3.87%) Business Objects
8 6 (3.31%) Informatica
9 5 (2.76%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.21%) SAP
10 4 (2.21%) Cognos
11 3 (1.66%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.66%) Citrix
12 1 (0.55%) VMware
12 1 (0.55%) Teradata
12 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.55%) InterSystems
12 1 (0.55%) Siebel
12 1 (0.55%) Cisco
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