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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 18 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.21% 7.41% 8.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 70.00% 66.67% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
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£336 £410 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +51.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.59%
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
20 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.16% 11.11% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
Average daily rate £360 £410 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% +51.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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 21 August 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 August 2014. 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 -10 12 £333 -18.72%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 17 (58.62%) SAN
4 15 (51.72%) ITIL
5 13 (44.83%) DNS
5 13 (44.83%) HP
6 12 (41.38%) Windows
6 12 (41.38%) Citrix
6 12 (41.38%) Service Management
7 11 (37.93%) DHCP
7 11 (37.93%) Thin Client
7 11 (37.93%) Fat Client
8 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (34.48%) VMware
8 10 (34.48%) VMware ESX
8 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (31.03%) Middleware
9 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
10 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (24.14%) IIS
11 7 (24.14%) AppSense
12 6 (20.69%) C#
12 6 (20.69%) .NET
12 6 (20.69%) MS Project
12 6 (20.69%) Web Services
12 6 (20.69%) InfoPath
12 6 (20.69%) MS Project Server
13 5 (17.24%) Oracle

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (24.14%) IIS
3 6 (20.69%) MS Project Server
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Project
1 6 (20.69%) InfoPath
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) SAN
2 13 (44.83%) DNS
3 11 (37.93%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.45%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Tools Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) IT Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Middleware
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Thin Client
1 11 (37.93%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Open Source
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.79%) HPUX
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Service Management
3 9 (31.03%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.24%) Six Sigma
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.34%) ITSM
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (10.34%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Change Control
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) VB
3 3 (10.34%) VBA
4 2 (6.90%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) REXX
5 1 (3.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCTS
5 1 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware ESX
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (10.34%) KVM
3 3 (10.34%) RHEV
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.90%) Netcool
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) HP
2 12 (41.38%) Citrix
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) AppSense
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) InterSystems
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) Informatica
7 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.45%) Cognos