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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 28 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.03% 32.14% 13.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £371 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £350 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +5.45%
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
8 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 6.06% 32.14% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 5
Average daily rate £290 £355 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% -12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 -3 2 £228 -35.00%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
2 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (52.00%) SharePoint
5 11 (44.00%) C#
6 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (36.00%) VBA
7 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
7 9 (36.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (36.00%) MS Project
7 9 (36.00%) InfoPath
7 9 (36.00%) MS Project Server
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
8 8 (32.00%) HP
9 7 (28.00%) .NET
10 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (24.00%) SAN
10 6 (24.00%) Project Management
10 6 (24.00%) MCTS
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
11 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
12 4 (16.00%) Content Management
12 4 (16.00%) Firewall
12 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
12 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (16.00%) Oracle
12 4 (16.00%) MCP
12 4 (16.00%) UNIX

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (52.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (36.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (36.00%) MS Project Server
3 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (36.00%) MS Project
1 9 (36.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Tools Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (12.00%) Open Source
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) HPUX
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 3 (12.00%) AIX
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Content Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Validation
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) VBA
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) REXX
5 1 (4.00%) Tcl
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (24.00%) MCTS
3 4 (16.00%) MCP
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (12.00%) KVM
2 3 (12.00%) RHEV
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) CA
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Cognos
6 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (4.00%) Symantec
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica
6 1 (4.00%) InterSystems