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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 15 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 12.27% 5.56% 13.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 90.91% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 3
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£345 £410 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +41.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £402 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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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
22 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.50% 8.33% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £410 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +41.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £400 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
3 16 (53.33%) SAN
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) ITIL
5 13 (43.33%) HP
6 11 (36.67%) DNS
6 11 (36.67%) SharePoint
7 10 (33.33%) Citrix
7 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (33.33%) VMware
7 10 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 9 (30.00%) Service Management
8 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (30.00%) Fat Client
8 9 (30.00%) DHCP
8 9 (30.00%) Thin Client
9 8 (26.67%) Middleware
9 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
9 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
10 7 (23.33%) AppSense
10 7 (23.33%) InfoPath
10 7 (23.33%) MS Project Server
10 7 (23.33%) MS Project
10 7 (23.33%) C#
10 7 (23.33%) .NET
10 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (36.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (23.33%) MS Project Server
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.00%) IIS
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) InfoPath
1 7 (23.33%) MS Project
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) SAN
2 11 (36.67%) DNS
3 9 (30.00%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) NAS
6 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.67%) MSI
2 2 (6.67%) InstallShield
2 2 (6.67%) AdminStudio
3 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Tools Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
2 7 (23.33%) .NET
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 9 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) NHS
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) HPUX
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Service Management
3 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 3 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
6 2 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (10.00%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.67%) REXX
5 2 (6.67%) Tcl
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
1 19 (63.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (20.00%) MCTS
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.67%) KVM
4 2 (6.67%) RHEV
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) AppSense
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) Informatica
8 1 (3.33%) Cognos
8 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
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