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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Rank 118 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 8 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 2.58% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 7
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.04 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+21.49% +70.29%
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
494 582 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.44% 18.04% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 319 369
Median daily rate £350 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Median hourly rate £42.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £32.43 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 0 4 £325 -5.45%
Aberdeen - 2 £155 -
Edinburgh +11 1 £350 -1.40%
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
SQL Server 2012
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SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (68.29%) SQL
3 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
4 24 (58.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (43.90%) Windows
6 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
7 14 (34.15%) T-SQL
8 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
9 11 (26.83%) DNS
9 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
9 11 (26.83%) ETL
9 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
11 8 (19.51%) Office 365
11 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (19.51%) Firewall
11 8 (19.51%) Clustering
11 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
12 7 (17.07%) MCP
12 7 (17.07%) HTML
12 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (17.07%) Subversion
12 7 (17.07%) Content Management
12 7 (17.07%) MCITP
12 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
12 7 (17.07%) High Availability

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 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
2 8 (19.51%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) SAN
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) NetScaler
4 4 (9.76%) SMTP
4 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) ISDN
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP
6 1 (2.44%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (58.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (14.63%) DTS
6 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
6 6 (14.63%) OLAP
6 6 (14.63%) OLTP
7 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.44%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Subversion
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) JUnit
3 4 (9.76%) CruiseControl
3 4 (9.76%) Fiddler
3 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Front Office
2 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) DBA
3 7 (17.07%) SQL DBA
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (12.20%) ETL Developer
5 5 (12.20%) MongoDB Developer
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (9.76%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) T-SQL Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Development DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Junior
7 2 (4.88%) Office 365 Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) IT Technician
8 1 (2.44%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) XML
3 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 5 (12.20%) DOM
3 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
3 5 (12.20%) JSON
3 5 (12.20%) XSLT
4 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.76%) HTML5
4 4 (9.76%) RESTful
4 4 (9.76%) SOAP
4 4 (9.76%) Spring
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) WSDL
5 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.88%) CSS
6 2 (4.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.76%) PKI
4 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
4 3 (7.32%) Replication
5 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.76%) Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ETL
2 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.07%) Content Management
2 7 (17.07%) High Availability
2 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
3 6 (14.63%) OO
3 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) ETL Development
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.76%) Database Tuning
5 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.76%) Wealth Management
6 3 (7.32%) MVC
6 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
7 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) T-SQL
3 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
4 6 (14.63%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) C#
6 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
7 1 (2.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) MCITP
2 7 (17.07%) MCP
2 7 (17.07%) MCTS
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) MCSA
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (9.76%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
2 4 (9.76%) SCVMM
2 4 (9.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (9.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
2 4 (9.76%) AppSense
2 4 (9.76%) arcserve
2 4 (9.76%) Brocade
2 4 (9.76%) CA
2 4 (9.76%) Citrix
2 4 (9.76%) HP
2 4 (9.76%) Lumension
2 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.76%) Symantec
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) RedGate
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore