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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 104 49 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.91% 7.40% 10.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 41.11% 26.34% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 25 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £383 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.80%
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
253 186 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.98% 28.10% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 79 115
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 101 (60.84%) SQL
2 68 (40.96%) .NET
3 58 (34.94%) Microsoft
4 57 (34.34%) Oracle
5 52 (31.33%) C#
6 49 (29.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 48 (28.92%) Finance
8 42 (25.30%) XML
9 38 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 37 (22.29%) T-SQL
11 36 (21.69%) ASP.NET
12 32 (19.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (19.28%) Java
13 31 (18.67%) HTML
14 28 (16.87%) CSS
14 28 (16.87%) Relational Database
15 27 (16.27%) Performance Tuning
15 27 (16.27%) Sybase
15 27 (16.27%) Banking
16 26 (15.66%) Windows
16 26 (15.66%) Data Modelling
17 25 (15.06%) RDBMS
18 24 (14.46%) Web Services
18 24 (14.46%) JavaScript
19 23 (13.86%) SharePoint
20 21 (12.65%) PL/SQL
20 21 (12.65%) C++
20 21 (12.65%) IIS
20 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
21 20 (12.05%) Visual Studio

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (13.86%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.65%) IIS
3 10 (6.02%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (4.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.41%) CMS
7 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.81%) SAS
8 2 (1.20%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.20%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Lync
9 1 (0.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) InfoPath
3 5 (3.01%) MS Office
4 3 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) CSG Singleview
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) HTTP
2 3 (1.81%) SAN
2 3 (1.81%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.20%) SSL
3 2 (1.20%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.60%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (29.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 38 (22.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (19.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (16.87%) Relational Database
5 25 (15.06%) RDBMS
6 16 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (4.22%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
11 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (1.20%) QlikView
13 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.60%) Sybase IQ
14 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 20 (12.05%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.82%) CppUnit
2 8 (4.82%) GoogleTest
3 6 (3.61%) Subversion
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.20%) NCrunch
5 2 (1.20%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.60%) CodeRush
6 1 (0.60%) Maven
6 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.60%) JUnit
General
1 48 (28.92%) Finance
2 27 (16.27%) Banking
3 5 (3.01%) Back Office
4 4 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 110 (66.27%) Developer
2 33 (19.88%) SQL Developer
3 29 (17.47%) .NET Developer
4 22 (13.25%) Analyst
5 17 (10.24%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.64%) Support Analyst
6 16 (9.64%) SQL Server Developer
7 14 (8.43%) Applications Support
7 14 (8.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (6.02%) C++ Developer
8 10 (6.02%) DBA
9 9 (5.42%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.22%) SQL DBA
11 6 (3.61%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.61%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (3.01%) SQL Server DBA
12 5 (3.01%) Senior C++ Developer
13 4 (2.41%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.96%) .NET
2 42 (25.30%) XML
3 36 (21.69%) ASP.NET
4 31 (18.67%) HTML
5 28 (16.87%) CSS
6 24 (14.46%) Web Services
7 15 (9.04%) STL
7 15 (9.04%) JSP
8 13 (7.83%) Hibernate
9 12 (7.23%) XSL
10 11 (6.63%) Servlets
10 11 (6.63%) DHTML
10 11 (6.63%) EJB
10 11 (6.63%) jQuery
11 10 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.42%) DCOM
13 8 (4.82%) SOAP
13 8 (4.82%) WCF
13 8 (4.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 7 (4.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.41%) NHS
3 4 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.60%) GIS
5 1 (0.60%) Derivative
5 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.60%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.66%) Windows
2 12 (7.23%) UNIX
3 8 (4.82%) Linux
4 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.60%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.27%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (15.66%) Data Modelling
3 21 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (10.24%) Web Development
4 17 (10.24%) Technical Analysis
5 16 (9.64%) ETL
6 15 (9.04%) Workflow
7 14 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
8 13 (7.83%) MVC
9 12 (7.23%) Unit Testing
9 12 (7.23%) TDD
9 12 (7.23%) Process Management
10 11 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.63%) OO
10 11 (6.63%) Wealth Management
11 10 (6.02%) Migration
12 9 (5.42%) ITIL
13 8 (4.82%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.22%) Service Delivery
14 7 (4.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 101 (60.84%) SQL
2 52 (31.33%) C#
3 37 (22.29%) T-SQL
4 32 (19.28%) Java
5 24 (14.46%) JavaScript
6 21 (12.65%) C++
6 21 (12.65%) PL/SQL
7 15 (9.04%) VBA
8 8 (4.82%) Perl
9 4 (2.41%) VB
9 4 (2.41%) C
9 4 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.81%) AWK
11 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.60%) sed
12 1 (0.60%) VC++
12 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.20%) MCTS
5 1 (0.60%) MCPD
5 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.60%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.20%) vSphere
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (34.94%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.34%) Oracle
3 27 (16.27%) Sybase
4 12 (7.23%) HP
5 11 (6.63%) Kofax
6 8 (4.82%) Informatica
6 8 (4.82%) IBM
6 8 (4.82%) Google
7 5 (3.01%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.81%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.81%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.81%) VMware
8 3 (1.81%) Citrix
9 2 (1.20%) InterSystems
9 2 (1.20%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) EMC
10 1 (0.60%) SAP
10 1 (0.60%) Progress
10 1 (0.60%) Teradata
10 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
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