The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank - 12 5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 8.97% 21.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 41.18% 79.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Average daily rate
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- £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +16.00%
SQL Server
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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 Stirling region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 25.00% 21.79% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
Average daily rate £450 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing SQL Server 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.

1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Classic ASP
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) RAD
2 6 (50.00%) Sybase
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) ODBC
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Java

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing SQL Server 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Classic ASP
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) ODBC
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) VB6
4 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Sybase
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) HP
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago