The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2012 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 2012 over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK / Scotland
Rank 84 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 24 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.27% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.02% 1.26% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £363 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £336 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £410 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.47% -

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
342 556 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.86% 21.56% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 309 335
Median daily rate £375 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 £10.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.20% -78.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Scotland region.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

SQL Server 2012 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Scotland region.

SQL Server 2012 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
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 2012 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Glasgow +14 14 £400 +10.34% 2
Edinburgh +22 7 £375 -0.66% 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
6 12 (36.36%) ETL
6 12 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (30.30%) .NET
8 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (24.24%) C#
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
10 7 (21.21%) MVC
11 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
11 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
12 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (15.15%) ETL Development
12 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
12 5 (15.15%) Cognos
12 5 (15.15%) Banking
12 5 (15.15%) Finance
12 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
13 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (12.12%) Migration

SQL Server 2012
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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (48.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (12.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (12.12%) Power BI
7 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
7 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (6.06%) Big Data
10 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
10 1 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
3 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Banking
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) ETL Developer
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (12.12%) DBA
4 4 (12.12%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SQL BI Architect
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (12.12%) CSS
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
5 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 4 (12.12%) HTML5
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.09%) jQuery
6 3 (9.09%) Kendo UI
6 3 (9.09%) WCF
7 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.06%) XML
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.03%) MDX
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) AIX
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) MVS
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) ETL
2 7 (21.21%) MVC
3 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 6 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (15.15%) ETL Development
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Data Management
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) T-SQL
3 8 (24.24%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) R
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCDBA
2 2 (6.06%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Cognos
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.03%) CA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) Tableau