The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 37.50% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.20 £31.76 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+23.42% +41.15%
SQL Server
Scotland

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 Scottish Borders region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 37.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scottish Borders region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Scottish Borders

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Scottish Borders region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in the Scottish Borders

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in the Scottish Borders

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Scottish Borders region over the 3 months to 26 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
Selkirk - 3 £325 -
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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 Scottish Borders region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (25.00%) Records Management
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior ETL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Records Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft