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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 47 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 18.43% 8.33% 19.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 82.46% 90.00% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 4 31
Median daily rate £300 £333 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £317 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £400
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 £39.20 £31.76 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+23.42% +33.72%
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 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 22.35% 9.26% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 5 32
Median daily rate £300 £345 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £317 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £393 £400
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 £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 0 46 £300 -9.77%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 81 (61.83%) Active Directory
1 81 (61.83%) Security Cleared
2 73 (55.73%) ITIL
3 72 (54.96%) SQL
4 69 (52.67%) SC Cleared
5 61 (46.56%) Windows
6 58 (44.27%) Microsoft
7 55 (41.98%) Citrix
8 48 (36.64%) PowerShell
8 48 (36.64%) Windows Server
9 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
10 41 (31.30%) HP
10 41 (31.30%) VMware
11 39 (29.77%) SAN
11 39 (29.77%) DNS
12 36 (27.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 34 (25.95%) Java
14 33 (25.19%) C#
14 33 (25.19%) DHCP
14 33 (25.19%) jQuery
15 32 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (22.90%) MS Excel
18 26 (19.85%) Release Management
19 23 (17.56%) VBScript
19 23 (17.56%) Linux
20 21 (16.03%) Relational Database
21 20 (15.27%) Degree
22 19 (14.50%) Configuration Management

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 (13.74%) OpenStack
2 12 (9.16%) MS Exchange
3 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.05%) Apache
6 4 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.29%) lighttpd
7 3 (2.29%) nginx
8 2 (1.53%) IIS
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (22.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (29.77%) DNS
1 39 (29.77%) SAN
2 33 (25.19%) DHCP
3 15 (11.45%) Firewall
4 9 (6.87%) NAS
5 8 (6.11%) HTTP
6 7 (5.34%) SMTP
7 6 (4.58%) IPsec
7 6 (4.58%) VPN
8 5 (3.82%) HTTPS
8 5 (3.82%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.05%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.29%) FTP
10 3 (2.29%) IPv4
10 3 (2.29%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.29%) LDAP
10 3 (2.29%) Network Security
10 3 (2.29%) SNMP
10 3 (2.29%) SSH
10 3 (2.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.03%) Relational Database
2 18 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.87%) MySQL
5 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.53%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.53%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.76%) MSI
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 26 (19.85%) Developer
2 18 (13.74%) Applications Developer
3 12 (9.16%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.40%) Applications Support
5 10 (7.63%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) SQL Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Applications Support Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Wintel Specialist
9 6 (4.58%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Mobility Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Web Applications Support
9 6 (4.58%) Web Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Web Support Engineer
10 5 (3.82%) Administrator
10 5 (3.82%) Web Applications Engineer
11 4 (3.05%) DBA
11 4 (3.05%) Graduate
11 4 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (25.19%) jQuery
2 15 (11.45%) .NET
3 11 (8.40%) XML
4 10 (7.63%) Middleware
5 5 (3.82%) Regular Expression
6 4 (3.05%) CSS
7 3 (2.29%) Django
7 3 (2.29%) HTML
7 3 (2.29%) LAMP
7 3 (2.29%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (2.29%) Laravel
7 3 (2.29%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Clustering
1 18 (13.74%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (12.21%) Computer Science
3 15 (11.45%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.34%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.34%) PKI
5 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.82%) CESG
5 5 (3.82%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.53%) Replication
7 2 (1.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (46.56%) Windows
2 48 (36.64%) Windows Server
3 31 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (17.56%) Linux
5 9 (6.87%) Solaris
6 6 (4.58%) Android
6 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.58%) Windows Phone
7 5 (3.82%) Unix
8 4 (3.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.29%) Debian
9 3 (2.29%) SUSE
10 2 (1.53%) AIX
10 2 (1.53%) HPUX
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.73%) ITIL
2 26 (19.85%) Release Management
3 19 (14.50%) Configuration Management
4 18 (13.74%) Virtual Environments
5 16 (12.21%) ITIL V3
5 16 (12.21%) Test Scripting
6 14 (10.69%) Application Packaging
7 12 (9.16%) High Availability
8 9 (6.87%) Load Balancing
8 9 (6.87%) Software Distribution
9 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.34%) ITSM
10 7 (5.34%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.58%) Conflict Management
11 6 (4.58%) Content Management
11 6 (4.58%) Database Mirroring
11 6 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.58%) Server Building
12 3 (2.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (54.96%) SQL
2 48 (36.64%) PowerShell
3 43 (32.82%) JavaScript
4 34 (25.95%) Java
5 33 (25.19%) C#
6 23 (17.56%) VBScript
7 16 (12.21%) C++
7 16 (12.21%) VBA
8 14 (10.69%) VB
8 14 (10.69%) VB.NET
8 14 (10.69%) VB6
9 8 (6.11%) Python
10 6 (4.58%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.82%) Jython
11 5 (3.82%) Perl
11 5 (3.82%) PHP
12 4 (3.05%) C
12 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 81 (61.83%) Security Cleared
2 69 (52.67%) SC Cleared
3 36 (27.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (15.27%) Degree
5 12 (9.16%) MCSA
6 11 (8.40%) MCSE
7 9 (6.87%) MCTS
8 8 (6.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (5.34%) DV Cleared
10 6 (4.58%) MCITP
10 6 (4.58%) MCP
11 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.29%) OCP
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (61.83%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.74%) XenApp
4 17 (12.98%) Terminal Services
5 16 (12.21%) Hyper-V
6 15 (11.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.58%) vSphere
8 4 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (6.11%) PowerCLI
3 6 (4.58%) AirWatch
4 5 (3.82%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (3.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (3.82%) Puppet
4 5 (3.82%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.05%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (3.05%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.05%) Netcool
5 4 (3.05%) SCCM
5 4 (3.05%) SCOM
5 4 (3.05%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (3.05%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.05%) WSUS
6 3 (2.29%) Cacti
6 3 (2.29%) Munin
6 3 (2.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (44.27%) Microsoft
2 55 (41.98%) Citrix
3 41 (31.30%) HP
3 41 (31.30%) VMware
4 18 (13.74%) AppSense
5 14 (10.69%) ILOG
5 14 (10.69%) Oracle
6 11 (8.40%) CA
7 8 (6.11%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.58%) Apple
8 6 (4.58%) Symantec
9 5 (3.82%) BMC
9 5 (3.82%) Dell
10 4 (3.05%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.05%) arcserve
10 4 (3.05%) Brocade
10 4 (3.05%) Lumension
10 4 (3.05%) Samsung
10 4 (3.05%) Veritas
11 2 (1.53%) Compuware