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 11 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 104 115 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 17 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.94% 2.67% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 11
Median daily rate £375 £394 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £433 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+204.87% -67.20%
SQL Server 2012
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
432 600 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.14% 21.26% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 352 381
Median daily rate £375 £363 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 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
Glasgow +12 10 £400 -5.88% 1
Edinburgh +15 6 £350 -0.70%
Inverclyde - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (51.72%) T-SQL
4 15 (51.72%) ETL
4 15 (51.72%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (24.14%) ETL Development
9 6 (20.69%) Kimball Methodology
9 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) C#
10 5 (17.24%) Cognos
10 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
10 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (13.79%) Power BI
11 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
11 4 (13.79%) Data Structures
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
11 4 (13.79%) MVC
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
12 3 (10.34%) Migration
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification

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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) ISDN
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (37.93%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (13.79%) Power BI
7 3 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (6.90%) OLAP
8 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.45%) Big Data
9 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.45%) DTS
9 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (3.45%) MySQL
9 1 (3.45%) OLTP
9 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (24.14%) ETL Developer
3 4 (13.79%) DBA
3 4 (13.79%) SQL BI Developer
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.79%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SQL BI Architect
4 3 (10.34%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Data Model Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) CSS3
5 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) Kendo UI
5 2 (6.90%) WCF
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.45%) WPF
6 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) ETL
2 7 (24.14%) ETL Development
3 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
3 6 (20.69%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 3 (10.34%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) X++
5 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) RedGate
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau