The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 17 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 60 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.35% 17.76% 20.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 74.07% 95.00% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 14
Average daily rate £338 £360 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £326 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.10 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +1.90%
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 Renfrewshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
81 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 22.07% 18.69% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 13 16
Average daily rate £330 £350 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £342 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

SQL Server
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 within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 60 £338 -6.25% 1
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 71 (81.61%) Windows
2 65 (74.71%) Windows Server
3 61 (70.11%) Security Cleared
4 60 (68.97%) PowerShell
5 59 (67.82%) Microsoft
5 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
6 54 (62.07%) SC Cleared
7 52 (59.77%) SQL
8 41 (47.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (45.98%) HP
9 40 (45.98%) ITIL
10 36 (41.38%) SAN
11 35 (40.23%) VMware
12 33 (37.93%) DNS
13 32 (36.78%) Citrix
13 32 (36.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (36.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 30 (34.48%) MS Excel
16 28 (32.18%) DHCP
17 24 (27.59%) Degree
18 23 (26.44%) VBScript
19 22 (25.29%) OpenStack
20 21 (24.14%) .NET
21 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
22 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
22 16 (18.39%) Firewall
22 16 (18.39%) Computer Science
23 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
24 14 (16.09%) Terminal Services

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 22 (25.29%) OpenStack
2 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.05%) IIS
3 7 (8.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.15%) Apache
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.15%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 30 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (41.38%) SAN
2 33 (37.93%) DNS
3 28 (32.18%) DHCP
4 16 (18.39%) Firewall
5 10 (11.49%) HTTP
5 10 (11.49%) HTTPS
5 10 (11.49%) iSCSI
5 10 (11.49%) NAS
6 2 (2.30%) IPsec
6 2 (2.30%) VPN
7 1 (1.15%) LAN
7 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.15%) SMTP
7 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.30%) MySQL
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.05%) MSI
3 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (13.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 9 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (9.20%) SharePoint Engineer
4 7 (8.05%) Developer
5 5 (5.75%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.75%) Wintel Specialist
6 4 (4.60%) DBA
7 3 (3.45%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (3.45%) Engineering Specialist
7 3 (3.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (2.30%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) Mobility Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Tools Developer
8 2 (2.30%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) .NET
2 11 (12.64%) Middleware
2 11 (12.64%) XML
3 8 (9.20%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.05%) CSS
4 7 (8.05%) WinForms
4 7 (8.05%) WPF
5 6 (6.90%) XSD
6 5 (5.75%) jQuery
6 5 (5.75%) XSLT
7 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.30%) HTML
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.49%) Public Cloud
3 9 (10.34%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.90%) Clustering
4 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) CESG
5 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (81.61%) Windows
2 65 (74.71%) Windows Server
3 32 (36.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (36.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.60%) Linux
6 2 (2.30%) Android
6 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.30%) Solaris
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (45.98%) ITIL
2 12 (13.79%) Content Management
2 12 (13.79%) OO
3 10 (11.49%) Application Packaging
3 10 (11.49%) ITSM
3 10 (11.49%) Software Distribution
4 9 (10.34%) Conflict Management
4 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 7 (8.05%) Project Management
5 7 (8.05%) Unit Testing
5 7 (8.05%) Web Development
6 6 (6.90%) Change Management
6 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.90%) High Availability
6 6 (6.90%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Performance Management
6 6 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 6 (6.90%) Workflow
7 5 (5.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.97%) PowerShell
2 52 (59.77%) SQL
3 23 (26.44%) VBScript
4 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.09%) C#
6 9 (10.34%) Jython
6 9 (10.34%) Python
7 6 (6.90%) C
7 6 (6.90%) C++
7 6 (6.90%) COBOL
7 6 (6.90%) Java
7 6 (6.90%) PL/1
7 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.15%) OpenEdge ABL
9 1 (1.15%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 61 (70.11%) Security Cleared
2 54 (62.07%) SC Cleared
3 41 (47.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (27.59%) Degree
5 13 (14.94%) MCSA
5 13 (14.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (13.79%) MCP
6 12 (13.79%) MCTS
7 11 (12.64%) MCSE
8 9 (10.34%) DV Cleared
9 5 (5.75%) MCITP
10 3 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (2.30%) OCP
12 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.15%) MCSD
12 1 (1.15%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
2 31 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 14 (16.09%) Terminal Services
5 13 (14.94%) XenApp
6 12 (13.79%) vSphere
7 10 (11.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) BladeLogic
1 9 (10.34%) Puppet
1 9 (10.34%) SCCM
1 9 (10.34%) SCOrch
2 8 (9.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 7 (8.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (8.05%) WSUS
4 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.15%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.15%) OpenView
5 1 (1.15%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.15%) SCOM
5 1 (1.15%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 59 (67.82%) Microsoft
2 40 (45.98%) HP
3 35 (40.23%) VMware
4 32 (36.78%) Citrix
5 12 (13.79%) Oracle
6 11 (12.64%) CA
7 9 (10.34%) AppSense
7 9 (10.34%) BMC
7 9 (10.34%) Dell
8 7 (8.05%) Symantec
9 4 (4.60%) Nintex
10 2 (2.30%) Apple
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.15%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.15%) arcserve
11 1 (1.15%) Brocade
11 1 (1.15%) Lotus
11 1 (1.15%) Lumension
11 1 (1.15%) SAP
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £281 per annum
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