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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2012
UK / Scotland
Rank 86 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 20 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 0.54% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 2.40% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 10
Median daily rate £375 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £338 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%

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
394 583 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.14% 22.59% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 342 327
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +19 13 £400 -5.88%
Edinburgh +19 5 £350 -9.67% 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 16 January 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (46.43%) ETL
4 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (32.14%) .NET
8 8 (28.57%) C#
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
11 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.86%) Cognos
11 5 (17.86%) ETL Development
12 4 (14.29%) Power BI
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (14.29%) jQuery
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (14.29%) CSS

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 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) Power BI
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (3.57%) Big Data
9 1 (3.57%) MySQL
9 1 (3.57%) OLAP
9 1 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) ETL Developer
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SQL BI Architect
5 3 (10.71%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Power BI Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) CSS3
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Kendo UI
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.57%) WPF
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Structures
1 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) ETL
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 6 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (17.86%) ETL Development
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
7 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) X++
5 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cognos
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau