The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 101 116 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -52
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 20 20 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.70% 2.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.60% 3.25% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 44
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -32.83%
SQL Server 2008
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
435 615 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.07% 21.47% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 360 390
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Scotland region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Scotland region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 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
Edinburgh +19 13 £350 -22.22% 1
Glasgow +5 3 £375 - 1
West Lothian -3 2 £350 +7.69% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £275 -
SQL Server 2008
UK

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (76.32%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) .NET
4 15 (39.47%) C#
5 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
6 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (26.32%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) Windows
8 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (21.05%) Citrix
8 8 (21.05%) Symantec
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
9 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
9 7 (18.42%) XenApp
9 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 7 (18.42%) DNS
10 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (15.79%) DHCP
10 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.79%) MVC
10 6 (15.79%) VMware
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (13.16%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (2.63%) Big Data
9 1 (2.63%) DB2
9 1 (2.63%) OLAP
9 1 (2.63%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.63%) Power BI
9 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
4 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) DBA
4 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) SQL DBA
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.89%) ETL Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 5 (13.16%) CSS
4 5 (13.16%) WCF
4 5 (13.16%) WinForms
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.53%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) HTML
7 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.63%) MDX
8 1 (2.63%) RESTful
8 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.63%) WPF
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MVC
2 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) OO
3 4 (10.53%) OOD
3 4 (10.53%) Refactoring
3 4 (10.53%) Release Management
3 4 (10.53%) Workflow
3 4 (10.53%) Workflow Management
4 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.89%) Data Management
4 3 (7.89%) ETL
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.89%) SDLC
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) X++
6 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
2 7 (18.42%) XenApp
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
1 5 (13.16%) SCOM
1 5 (13.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 5 (13.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Citrix
2 8 (21.05%) Symantec
3 6 (15.79%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) CA
4 5 (13.16%) DevExpress
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) Varonis
7 1 (2.63%) Cognos
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) IronPort
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) ThinPrint
7 1 (2.63%) Xerox
Scotland
Sanderson
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harris Global
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago