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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 119 101 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 10 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.48% 0.038%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 2.39% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% -12.85%
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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
533 503 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.41% 20.13% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 220 214
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.28% +71.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -13 5 £350 -17.64% 3
Edinburgh -15 2 £294 -16.07% 5
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) C#
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (28.00%) MVC
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) CSS
7 6 (24.00%) Windows
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (20.00%) HTML5
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) ETL
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 3 (12.00%) InfoPath
10 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (12.00%) CSS3

SQL Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (8.00%) MySQL
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (4.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
10 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
10 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.00%) CodeRush
2 1 (4.00%) GoogleTest
2 1 (4.00%) CppUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) NetAdvantage
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) DBA
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Development DBA
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Development DBA
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Database Architect
5 1 (4.00%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Integration Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.00%) jQuery
4 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.00%) HTML5
5 4 (16.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) CSS3
7 2 (8.00%) WinForms
7 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (8.00%) JSON
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.00%) WPF
8 1 (4.00%) MonoRail
8 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) AIX
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) XPath
6 1 (4.00%) XQuery
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) Infragistics
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos
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