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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 9.76% 11.03% 9.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 75.00% 78.95% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 2
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£345 £340 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% -16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £281 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £435 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £31.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +2.47%
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
16 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.01% 13.97% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 2
Average daily rate £420 £360 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £208 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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 +8 12 £345 +2.78%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
4 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (52.17%) .NET
5 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework
6 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
6 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
7 10 (43.48%) Content Management
7 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
8 9 (39.13%) MCTS
8 9 (39.13%) VMware
8 9 (39.13%) HP
8 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
9 8 (34.78%) VB
9 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
9 8 (34.78%) SAN
9 8 (34.78%) Degree
9 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
10 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (30.43%) C#
10 7 (30.43%) Clustering
11 6 (26.09%) Validation
11 6 (26.09%) HTML
11 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
11 6 (26.09%) CSS
11 6 (26.09%) XML
11 6 (26.09%) OOP
11 6 (26.09%) OO

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) IPv4
2 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (8.70%) EDRMS
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) MSI
2 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
2 2 (8.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) DBA
1 4 (17.39%) SQL DBA
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
1 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
3 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Content Management
2 6 (26.09%) OOP
2 6 (26.09%) OO
2 6 (26.09%) Validation
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (17.39%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.70%) Software Distribution
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) VB
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) REXX
6 2 (8.70%) Tcl
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
7 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) MCTS
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) MCP
7 3 (13.04%) MCSE
7 3 (13.04%) MCSA
8 2 (8.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) HP
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) AppSense
5 2 (8.70%) CA
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec