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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 104 111 102
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 25 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.13% 2.82% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £299 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £430 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
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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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
606 567 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.11% 21.50% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 298 286
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £33.75 £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 15 £375 +20.00%
Edinburgh -3 4 £240 -27.16% 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £300 -
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012.

1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (70.45%) Finance
4 29 (65.91%) SQL
5 27 (61.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (25.00%) Database Tuning
8 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (25.00%) ETL
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (15.91%) Windows
10 7 (15.91%) C#
10 7 (15.91%) Subversion
11 6 (13.64%) JSON
11 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
11 6 (13.64%) .NET
11 6 (13.64%) Financial Institution
11 6 (13.64%) Migration
12 5 (11.36%) HTML
12 5 (11.36%) IBM
12 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
13 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 4 (9.09%) Java
13 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (9.09%) Change Management
14 3 (6.82%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (61.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.27%) QlikView
9 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (70.45%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
2 23 (52.27%) SQL Developer
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (4.55%) DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) JSON
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
3 3 (6.82%) jQuery
3 3 (6.82%) HTML5
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.27%) CSS3
5 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.27%) WPF
5 1 (2.27%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 11 (25.00%) ETL
2 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (6.82%) SOA
6 3 (6.82%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (6.82%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.55%) BDD
8 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.27%) Data Management
8 1 (2.27%) Scrum
8 1 (2.27%) Coaching
8 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.27%) Master Data Management
8 1 (2.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.82%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Tableau
5 1 (2.27%) Google