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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 11 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 9.26% 2.60% 2.04%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.32% 9.52% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £388 £458 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.30% +51.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £452 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £464 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -2.17%
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 Stirling region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
19 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 35.19% 27.27% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £463 £465 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +24.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Stirling region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) SRDF
5 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (11.11%) FCoE
5 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) HBase
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) FCoE
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) NAS
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) HBase
3 1 (11.11%) ObjectStore
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Business Objects Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) SRDF
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO