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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 6 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 25.00% 18.99% 21.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 61.54% 60.00% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 13
Median daily rate £315 £355 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £433 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -13.46%

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
13 50 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 40.63% 31.65% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 44 16
Median daily rate £323 £384 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.96% +15.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +10 8 £315 -7.35%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 37 (75.51%) Security Cleared
2 33 (67.35%) SC Cleared
3 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
4 28 (57.14%) ITIL
5 26 (53.06%) SQL
6 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
7 22 (44.90%) Windows
8 21 (42.86%) SAN
9 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
10 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
11 18 (36.73%) VMware
11 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
12 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (32.65%) C#
14 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
15 14 (28.57%) Citrix
15 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
16 13 (26.53%) Release Management
16 13 (26.53%) jQuery
16 13 (26.53%) Java
17 12 (24.49%) Linux
17 12 (24.49%) Software Distribution
17 12 (24.49%) NAS
18 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
18 11 (22.45%) .NET
18 11 (22.45%) Virtual Environments
19 10 (20.41%) vSphere
20 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
21 8 (16.33%) Computer Science

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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) SAN
2 12 (24.49%) NAS
3 8 (16.33%) DNS
3 8 (16.33%) VSAN
4 7 (14.29%) DHCP
5 6 (12.24%) Firewall
5 6 (12.24%) HTTP
5 6 (12.24%) HTTPS
5 6 (12.24%) IPsec
5 6 (12.24%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) MSI
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Applications Developer
1 8 (16.33%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 6 (12.24%) Applications Support
3 6 (12.24%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Web Applications Support
5 3 (6.12%) Web Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Web Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) jQuery
2 11 (22.45%) .NET
3 6 (12.24%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.29%) Clustering
4 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 18 (36.73%) Windows Server
3 12 (24.49%) Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.24%) Solaris
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) ITIL
2 15 (30.61%) Configuration Management
3 13 (26.53%) Release Management
4 12 (24.49%) Software Distribution
5 11 (22.45%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
7 8 (16.33%) ITIL V3
8 6 (12.24%) ITSM
8 6 (12.24%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) Server Building
9 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
10 2 (4.08%) Change Management
10 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.08%) Prototyping
10 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.04%) High Availability
11 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) PowerShell
3 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.65%) C#
5 13 (26.53%) Java
6 8 (16.33%) C++
6 8 (16.33%) VB
6 8 (16.33%) VB.NET
6 8 (16.33%) VB6
6 8 (16.33%) VBA
7 6 (12.24%) Jython
7 6 (12.24%) Python
8 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (75.51%) Security Cleared
2 33 (67.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) Degree
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.16%) MCSA
4 4 (8.16%) MCSE
5 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCTS
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.41%) vSphere
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.04%) XenApp
6 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) PowerCLI
1 8 (16.33%) vRealize
2 6 (12.24%) BladeLogic
2 6 (12.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (12.24%) Netcool
2 6 (12.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (12.24%) Puppet
2 6 (12.24%) SCOrch
2 6 (12.24%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 18 (36.73%) VMware
3 14 (28.57%) Citrix
4 8 (16.33%) HP
4 8 (16.33%) ILOG
5 6 (12.24%) AppSense
5 6 (12.24%) BMC
5 6 (12.24%) CA
5 6 (12.24%) Dell
5 6 (12.24%) Veritas
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Samsung
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec