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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 16 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.25% - 8.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.00% - 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.08 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+57.51% -27.58%
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
25 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 39.06% 24.71% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
Median daily rate £525 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £463 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 31 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (12.50%) Solvency II
6 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
6 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Banking
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration

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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FCoE
1 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) Multicast
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
1 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Business Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Development Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 2 (12.50%) Solvency II
2 1 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (6.25%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) SRDF
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Control-M
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) DataSynapse
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Pega
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) VMware