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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 45 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 27.27% 14.91% 17.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.95% 80.95% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 25
Median daily rate £299 £345 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% +6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £312 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £430 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
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
57 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 34.55% 18.42% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 30
Median daily rate £300 £408 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +21.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £322 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £451 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.25 - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +32.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +1 44 £298 -13.76% 3
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 71 (60.68%) Security Cleared
2 65 (55.56%) SQL
2 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 64 (54.70%) ITIL
4 60 (51.28%) Windows
4 60 (51.28%) SC Cleared
5 51 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 51 (43.59%) Windows Server
6 48 (41.03%) PowerShell
7 46 (39.32%) Citrix
8 41 (35.04%) HP
8 41 (35.04%) JavaScript
9 39 (33.33%) DNS
10 37 (31.62%) VMware
11 35 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (29.06%) C#
13 33 (28.21%) DHCP
13 33 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (28.21%) SAN
13 33 (28.21%) jQuery
14 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
15 31 (26.50%) Java
16 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (20.51%) VBScript
18 22 (18.80%) Release Management
19 19 (16.24%) Degree
20 18 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (15.38%) OpenStack
20 18 (15.38%) Relational Database

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 12 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 11 (9.40%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.13%) IIS
7 5 (4.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.42%) Apache
8 4 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.56%) lighttpd
9 3 (2.56%) nginx
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.33%) DNS
2 33 (28.21%) DHCP
2 33 (28.21%) SAN
3 13 (11.11%) Firewall
4 7 (5.98%) SMTP
5 6 (5.13%) HTTP
5 6 (5.13%) VPN
6 4 (3.42%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.56%) FTP
7 3 (2.56%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.56%) IPv4
7 3 (2.56%) IPv6
7 3 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.56%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.56%) LDAP
7 3 (2.56%) NAS
7 3 (2.56%) Network Security
7 3 (2.56%) SNMP
7 3 (2.56%) SSH
7 3 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 18 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.69%) MySQL
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.71%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.71%) MSI
3 2 (1.71%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Developer
2 16 (13.68%) Applications Developer
3 11 (9.40%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.98%) Administrator
7 7 (5.98%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Wintel Specialist
8 6 (5.13%) Mobility Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Web Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Web Support Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Web Applications Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Web Applications Support
10 4 (3.42%) DBA
10 4 (3.42%) Graduate
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 4 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.21%) jQuery
2 17 (14.53%) .NET
3 16 (13.68%) XML
4 8 (6.84%) CSS
4 8 (6.84%) Middleware
5 5 (4.27%) Regular Expression
5 5 (4.27%) XSLT
6 3 (2.56%) Django
6 3 (2.56%) HTML
6 3 (2.56%) LAMP
6 3 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.56%) Laravel
6 3 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.85%) WinForms
7 1 (0.85%) WPF
7 1 (0.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (11.97%) Clustering
2 14 (11.97%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.55%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.98%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.98%) PKI
5 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.27%) CESG
5 5 (4.27%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.71%) Replication
8 2 (1.71%) User Experience
9 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.28%) Windows
2 51 (43.59%) Windows Server
3 35 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (29.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (11.97%) Linux
5 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.13%) Android
6 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.13%) Windows Phone
7 5 (4.27%) Solaris
7 5 (4.27%) Unix
8 3 (2.56%) Debian
8 3 (2.56%) SUSE
9 2 (1.71%) AIX
9 2 (1.71%) HPUX
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.70%) ITIL
2 22 (18.80%) Release Management
3 15 (12.82%) High Availability
4 14 (11.97%) Test Scripting
5 13 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 12 (10.26%) Virtual Environments
7 10 (8.55%) Application Packaging
8 9 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.84%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.13%) Conflict Management
10 6 (5.13%) Content Management
10 6 (5.13%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.13%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.13%) Workflow
11 5 (4.27%) ITSM
11 5 (4.27%) Migration
12 4 (3.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (55.56%) SQL
2 48 (41.03%) PowerShell
3 41 (35.04%) JavaScript
4 34 (29.06%) C#
5 31 (26.50%) Java
6 24 (20.51%) VBScript
7 14 (11.97%) C++
8 13 (11.11%) VBA
9 12 (10.26%) VB.NET
10 11 (9.40%) VB
10 11 (9.40%) VB6
11 6 (5.13%) Python
11 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
12 5 (4.27%) C
12 5 (4.27%) Perl
12 5 (4.27%) PHP
13 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.56%) Jython
14 2 (1.71%) Groovy
15 1 (0.85%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 71 (60.68%) Security Cleared
2 60 (51.28%) SC Cleared
3 33 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (16.24%) Degree
5 11 (9.40%) MCSE
6 9 (7.69%) MCTS
7 8 (6.84%) MCSA
7 8 (6.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (5.13%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.13%) MCITP
8 6 (5.13%) MCP
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (2.56%) OCP
11 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.85%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 29 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (15.38%) XenApp
4 17 (14.53%) Terminal Services
5 16 (13.68%) Hyper-V
6 10 (8.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (5.13%) vSphere
8 4 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (5.13%) AirWatch
3 5 (4.27%) SCCM
4 4 (3.42%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (3.42%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (3.42%) SCOM
4 4 (3.42%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (3.42%) WSUS
5 3 (2.56%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.56%) Cacti
5 3 (2.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 3 (2.56%) Munin
5 3 (2.56%) Nagios
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.56%) Puppet
5 3 (2.56%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.71%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.71%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 51 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 46 (39.32%) Citrix
3 41 (35.04%) HP
4 37 (31.62%) VMware
5 15 (12.82%) Oracle
6 13 (11.11%) AppSense
7 11 (9.40%) ILOG
8 9 (7.69%) CA
9 8 (6.84%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.13%) Apple
10 6 (5.13%) Symantec
11 4 (3.42%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.42%) arcserve
11 4 (3.42%) Brocade
11 4 (3.42%) Lumension
11 4 (3.42%) Nintex
11 4 (3.42%) Samsung
12 3 (2.56%) BMC
12 3 (2.56%) Dell
13 2 (1.71%) Compuware
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