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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 22 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 37 123 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.00% 15.91% 11.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.84% 58.85% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 90 35
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £242 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £49.41 £22.50 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.60% -8.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.57% -4.36%
SQL Server
Scotland

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
124 209 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.10% 27.04% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 134 107
Average daily rate £350 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £49.41 £22.50 £15.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.60% +48.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 64 (54.24%) SQL
2 59 (50.00%) .NET
3 56 (47.46%) C#
4 52 (44.07%) ASP.NET
5 43 (36.44%) MVC
6 32 (27.12%) .NET Framework
7 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (23.73%) Entity Framework
9 27 (22.88%) HTML
10 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
10 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (20.34%) CSS
12 23 (19.49%) Web Services
13 22 (18.64%) Windows
14 21 (17.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (16.10%) Visual Studio
15 19 (16.10%) AngularJS
16 16 (13.56%) IIS
16 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
17 15 (12.71%) OO
17 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
18 12 (10.17%) Finance
18 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
18 12 (10.17%) VB.NET
18 12 (10.17%) Scrum
18 12 (10.17%) JSON
18 12 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
19 11 (9.32%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (13.56%) IIS
2 7 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.69%) CICS
3 2 (1.69%) JBoss
3 2 (1.69%) Node.js
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
1 7 (5.93%) SSL
2 3 (2.54%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.69%) Intranet
3 2 (1.69%) NAS
3 2 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.39%) SQLite
6 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.69%) OLAP
7 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (5.93%) Fiddler
3 7 (5.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.39%) Selenium
4 4 (3.39%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.69%) JIRA
6 2 (1.69%) Moq
6 2 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.69%) WatiN
6 2 (1.69%) YouTrack
7 1 (0.85%) ERwin
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Automotive
2 3 (2.54%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Advertising
3 1 (0.85%) Publishing
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (61.02%) Developer
2 35 (29.66%) .NET Developer
3 14 (11.86%) SQL Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Analyst
5 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Administrator
6 11 (9.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.32%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.32%) DBA
7 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (8.47%) SQL DBA
8 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Windows Administrator
11 6 (5.08%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.08%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
13 4 (3.39%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.00%) .NET
2 52 (44.07%) ASP.NET
3 32 (27.12%) .NET Framework
4 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (23.73%) Entity Framework
6 27 (22.88%) HTML
7 24 (20.34%) CSS
8 23 (19.49%) Web Services
9 19 (16.10%) AngularJS
10 12 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (10.17%) JSON
11 10 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (8.47%) REST
11 10 (8.47%) SignalR
12 7 (5.93%) NHibernate
13 6 (5.08%) HTML5
13 6 (5.08%) jQuery
14 5 (4.24%) XML
15 4 (3.39%) Spring
15 4 (3.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Replication
2 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.39%) NHS
3 4 (3.39%) VLE
4 3 (2.54%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.69%) Celerra
5 2 (1.69%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.69%) iPad
5 2 (1.69%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.64%) Windows
2 15 (12.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.39%) Unix
4 3 (2.54%) Linux
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) AIX
5 2 (1.69%) MVS
5 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.85%) Debian
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.44%) MVC
2 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.71%) OO
4 12 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (10.17%) Scrum
5 10 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (8.47%) ETL
6 8 (6.78%) ITIL
6 8 (6.78%) OOD
6 8 (6.78%) Service Management
6 8 (6.78%) TDD
7 7 (5.93%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (5.08%) ITSM
8 6 (5.08%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.24%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.24%) Front End Development
9 5 (4.24%) Project Management
10 4 (3.39%) OOP
10 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.39%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 64 (54.24%) SQL
2 56 (47.46%) C#
3 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
4 12 (10.17%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.63%) Java
6 4 (3.39%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.54%) C
7 3 (2.54%) C++
8 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.69%) R
8 2 (1.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) MCSE
5 4 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.54%) MCP
7 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.69%) MCTS
8 1 (0.85%) CCNA
8 1 (0.85%) CISA
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) CISSP
8 1 (0.85%) MCITP
8 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.69%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.69%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) Oracle
3 4 (3.39%) Citrix
3 4 (3.39%) VMware
4 3 (2.54%) IBM
5 2 (1.69%) 3PAR
5 2 (1.69%) Brocade
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco
5 2 (1.69%) Cognos
5 2 (1.69%) CommVault
5 2 (1.69%) Dell
5 2 (1.69%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (1.69%) EMC
5 2 (1.69%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.69%) HP
5 2 (1.69%) Symbian
5 2 (1.69%) Veeam
6 1 (0.85%) Nintex
6 1 (0.85%) Pega
6 1 (0.85%) Sybase
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