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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 3 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 12 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 24.00% 10.34% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.17% 64.29% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £363 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.72% -1.66%
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
23 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 46.00% 16.09% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate £363 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -11.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (31.82%) VB
4 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
7 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (13.64%) Informatica
8 3 (13.64%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
9 2 (9.09%) Reference Data
9 2 (9.09%) Use Case
9 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Development Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Use Case
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) BPR
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Process Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.09%) VB6
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (4.55%) EMIR
2 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) Pega