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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 32 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 15.53% 15.12% 20.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 69.57% 57.78% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 28
Median daily rate £330 £355 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £282 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £410 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £25.44 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+48.38% +7.11%
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
46 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 22.33% 26.16% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 31
Median daily rate £330 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £436 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +2 31 £330 -6.38%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 53 (65.43%) Security Cleared
2 50 (61.73%) ITIL
3 46 (56.79%) SC Cleared
4 41 (50.62%) SQL
5 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
6 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
7 31 (38.27%) C#
8 29 (35.80%) Java
8 29 (35.80%) Windows
8 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
9 28 (34.57%) jQuery
10 27 (33.33%) Release Management
11 25 (30.86%) SAN
12 24 (29.63%) Windows Server
13 22 (27.16%) Configuration Management
13 22 (27.16%) PowerShell
13 22 (27.16%) VMware
14 21 (25.93%) Relational Database
15 20 (24.69%) Citrix
16 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (23.46%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (20.99%) .NET
18 16 (19.75%) VBA
18 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
19 15 (18.52%) C++
19 15 (18.52%) ITIL V3
20 14 (17.28%) VB
20 14 (17.28%) VB.NET
20 14 (17.28%) Linux
20 14 (17.28%) ILOG

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 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.86%) SAN
2 12 (14.81%) NAS
3 11 (13.58%) DNS
4 10 (12.35%) DHCP
5 6 (7.41%) Firewall
5 6 (7.41%) HTTP
5 6 (7.41%) HTTPS
5 6 (7.41%) IPsec
5 6 (7.41%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.47%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.47%) MSI
3 2 (2.47%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Applications Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Applications Support
5 8 (9.88%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 6 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Web Applications Support
7 6 (7.41%) Web Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Web Support Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Web Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Graduate
9 4 (4.94%) Mobility Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.70%) Development Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (34.57%) jQuery
2 17 (20.99%) .NET
3 9 (11.11%) XML
4 7 (8.64%) Middleware
5 2 (2.47%) XSD
6 1 (1.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.11%) Clustering
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.64%) Data Structures
4 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.70%) CESG
5 3 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (35.80%) Windows
2 24 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 14 (17.28%) Linux
3 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.64%) Solaris
6 4 (4.94%) Android
6 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Phone
6 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.23%) AIX
8 1 (1.23%) HPUX
8 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (61.73%) ITIL
2 27 (33.33%) Release Management
3 22 (27.16%) Configuration Management
4 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
5 15 (18.52%) ITIL V3
6 12 (14.81%) Software Distribution
7 11 (13.58%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (8.64%) ITSM
9 6 (7.41%) OO
9 6 (7.41%) Server Building
10 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.94%) Application Packaging
12 3 (3.70%) High Availability
12 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
12 3 (3.70%) Performance Management
12 3 (3.70%) Test Management
12 3 (3.70%) Validation
13 2 (2.47%) Defect Management
13 2 (2.47%) Functional Testing
13 2 (2.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) SQL
2 35 (43.21%) JavaScript
3 31 (38.27%) C#
4 29 (35.80%) Java
5 22 (27.16%) PowerShell
6 16 (19.75%) VBA
7 15 (18.52%) C++
8 14 (17.28%) VB
8 14 (17.28%) VB.NET
8 14 (17.28%) VB6
9 6 (7.41%) Jython
9 6 (7.41%) Python
10 4 (4.94%) C
10 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.70%) VBScript
12 1 (1.23%) Groovy
12 1 (1.23%) Perl
12 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (65.43%) Security Cleared
2 46 (56.79%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (11.11%) Degree
5 8 (9.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.94%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.94%) MCSA
6 4 (4.94%) MCSE
7 3 (3.70%) MCTS
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 38 (46.91%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.35%) vSphere
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.94%) XenApp
7 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) PowerCLI
1 8 (9.88%) vRealize
2 6 (7.41%) BladeLogic
2 6 (7.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (7.41%) Netcool
2 6 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (7.41%) Puppet
2 6 (7.41%) SCOrch
2 6 (7.41%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.94%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.23%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.23%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
2 22 (27.16%) VMware
3 20 (24.69%) Citrix
4 14 (17.28%) ILOG
5 12 (14.81%) HP
6 7 (8.64%) CA
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle
7 6 (7.41%) AppSense
7 6 (7.41%) BMC
7 6 (7.41%) Dell
7 6 (7.41%) Veritas
8 4 (4.94%) Apple
9 2 (2.47%) Samsung
9 2 (2.47%) Symantec
10 1 (1.23%) Compuware
10 1 (1.23%) IronPort
10 1 (1.23%) SAP
10 1 (1.23%) ThinPrint
10 1 (1.23%) Xerox