The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 20 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.74% 0.68% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -23.07%
SQL Server 2008
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 Renfrewshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.08% 11.56% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 2
Average daily rate £425 £360 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £265 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £435 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Renfrewshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +14 4 £425 +18.05%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SQL Server 2008 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 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix