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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 21 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 39 87 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.64% 9.72% 12.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.17% 35.08% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 62
Median daily rate £325 £338 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £383 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+256.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.94% +41.15%
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
149 248 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.38% 27.71% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 125 136
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+256.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 43 (38.74%) SQL
3 36 (32.43%) C#
3 36 (32.43%) .NET
4 32 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET
6 22 (19.82%) Oracle
6 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
6 22 (19.82%) Windows
6 22 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (19.82%) .NET Framework
7 21 (18.92%) HTML
8 20 (18.02%) T-SQL
8 20 (18.02%) MVC
9 19 (17.12%) Java
9 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (16.22%) AngularJS
10 18 (16.22%) Entity Framework
11 17 (15.32%) Web Services
11 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
11 17 (15.32%) VMware
12 16 (14.41%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (13.51%) Security Cleared
14 14 (12.61%) MongoDB
14 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (12.61%) Windows Server
14 14 (12.61%) ETL
14 14 (12.61%) jQuery
15 13 (11.71%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.31%) IIS
2 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.80%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.90%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) GitHub
3 2 (1.80%) Office 365
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) DNS
2 6 (5.41%) DHCP
3 5 (4.50%) SAN
4 4 (3.60%) VPN
4 4 (3.60%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.70%) HTTP
5 3 (2.70%) SSL
6 2 (1.80%) Firewall
6 2 (1.80%) Internet
7 1 (0.90%) Intranet
7 1 (0.90%) IPsec
7 1 (0.90%) LAN
7 1 (0.90%) NAS
7 1 (0.90%) Network Security
7 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (14.41%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (12.61%) MongoDB
5 13 (11.71%) Relational Database
6 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (8.11%) RDBMS
7 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
8 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (6.31%) MySQL
9 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (5.41%) DTS
10 6 (5.41%) OLAP
10 6 (5.41%) OLTP
10 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (4.50%) DB2
11 5 (4.50%) IBM PureData
11 5 (4.50%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) JIRA
1 9 (8.11%) JUnit
1 9 (8.11%) TeamCity
2 7 (6.31%) Fiddler
2 7 (6.31%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.41%) Subversion
3 6 (5.41%) YouTrack
4 4 (3.60%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.60%) Maven
4 4 (3.60%) Selenium
4 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.70%) IntelliJ
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.90%) Hudson
7 1 (0.90%) JBehave
7 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (8.11%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Front Office
3 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Advertising
4 1 (0.90%) Back Office
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (48.65%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) .NET Developer
3 10 (9.01%) C# Developer
3 10 (9.01%) DBA
3 10 (9.01%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.01%) SQL Developer
4 9 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (8.11%) SQL DBA
5 7 (6.31%) Analyst
5 7 (6.31%) Architect
6 6 (5.41%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Consultant
7 5 (4.50%) MongoDB Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.50%) T-SQL Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Administrator
8 4 (3.60%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Data Modeller
8 4 (3.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.43%) .NET
2 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET
3 22 (19.82%) .NET Framework
4 21 (18.92%) HTML
5 18 (16.22%) AngularJS
5 18 (16.22%) Entity Framework
6 17 (15.32%) Web Services
7 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (12.61%) jQuery
8 13 (11.71%) CSS
9 11 (9.91%) HTML5
9 11 (9.91%) JSON
9 11 (9.91%) XML
10 10 (9.01%) Spring
11 9 (8.11%) SOAP
12 7 (6.31%) RESTful
13 6 (5.41%) DOM
13 6 (5.41%) XSLT
14 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
14 5 (4.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Data Integration
2 6 (5.41%) Clustering
2 6 (5.41%) Replication
3 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.70%) CESG
5 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.70%) VLE
6 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.82%) Windows
2 14 (12.61%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.60%) Android
5 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.70%) AIX
6 3 (2.70%) Linux
6 3 (2.70%) Solaris
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.90%) HPUX
8 1 (0.90%) Unix
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.02%) MVC
3 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (12.61%) ETL
5 13 (11.71%) Scrum
6 12 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 12 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 11 (9.91%) Web Development
8 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.21%) CRM
8 8 (7.21%) OO
8 8 (7.21%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.31%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (5.41%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.41%) Change Data Capture
10 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.41%) ITIL
10 6 (5.41%) Web Application Development
11 5 (4.50%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.74%) SQL
2 36 (32.43%) C#
3 22 (19.82%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.02%) T-SQL
5 19 (17.12%) Java
6 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.80%) C++
8 2 (1.80%) VBA
8 2 (1.80%) VBScript
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) VB
9 1 (0.90%) VB6
9 1 (0.90%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) MCSA
5 3 (2.70%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.70%) Degree
5 3 (2.70%) MCSE
5 3 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) MCITP
7 1 (0.90%) MCP
7 1 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) Basel III
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.60%) vSphere
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.90%) Docker
6 1 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.90%) KVM
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.90%) RHEV
6 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) AirWatch
1 3 (2.70%) Perfmon
1 3 (2.70%) PowerCLI
1 3 (2.70%) XenMobile
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.90%) Netcool
3 1 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) SCOM
3 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.82%) Oracle
3 17 (15.32%) VMware
4 9 (8.11%) Citrix
4 9 (8.11%) IBM
5 7 (6.31%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (6.31%) Talend
6 6 (5.41%) HP
7 5 (4.50%) Netezza
8 3 (2.70%) Apple
8 3 (2.70%) Infor
8 3 (2.70%) Perforce
8 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.70%) Telerik
9 2 (1.80%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.80%) AppSense
9 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.80%) Reuters
9 2 (1.80%) Sybase
9 2 (1.80%) Symantec
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