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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.48% 31.15% 10.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 73.33% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £29.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +16.83%
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
15 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.93% 31.15% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 2
Average daily rate £370 £355 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +5.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Paisley -2 3 £290 -25.16% 1
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (70.97%) SQL
2 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
2 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
5 11 (35.48%) C#
5 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
6 10 (32.26%) HP
6 10 (32.26%) SAN
7 9 (29.03%) MS Project
7 9 (29.03%) VBA
7 9 (29.03%) Windows
7 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
7 9 (29.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (29.03%) MS Project Server
7 9 (29.03%) InfoPath
8 8 (25.81%) VMware
8 8 (25.81%) .NET
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) MCTS
10 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
10 6 (19.35%) Firewall
10 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
10 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (19.35%) Linux
10 6 (19.35%) UNIX
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle
10 6 (19.35%) Project Management
11 5 (16.13%) Red Hat

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (29.03%) MS Project Server
2 9 (29.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (6.45%) IIS
5 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Project
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
1 9 (29.03%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) SAN
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 4 (12.90%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) VPN
6 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 2 (6.45%) InstallShield
2 2 (6.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Tools Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Business Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Manager
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Thin Client
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.90%) Fat Client
1 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 5 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.13%) HPUX
4 4 (12.90%) Solaris
4 4 (12.90%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.90%) Content Management
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
3 4 (12.90%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) VBA
4 2 (6.45%) REXX
4 2 (6.45%) Tcl
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
1 18 (58.06%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (22.58%) MCTS
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) KVM
2 4 (12.90%) RHEV
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 8 (25.81%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.90%) CA
7 2 (6.45%) Cognos
7 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) InterSystems
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
8 1 (3.23%) Informatica
Paisley
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 27 days ago