The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Stirling region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 19 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 2.20% 12.96% 11.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 58.33% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
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£303 £488 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.94% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £440 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £535 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.27% +10.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 13.19% 22.22% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Average daily rate £375 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server
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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
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 July 2014.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 3 (30.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Control-M
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MS Access
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) HP
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