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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 20 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 2.74% 2.06% 12.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 18.18% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£458 £303 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.23% -37.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £245 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £361 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.94% -17.27%
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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
20 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 27.40% 11.34% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £465 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Sybase
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Classic ASP
4 6 (50.00%) RAD
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) Summit
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Murex
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Replication
7 2 (16.67%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (8.33%) Clustering
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (8.33%) Workflow
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (8.33%) SAN
8 1 (8.33%) Veritas

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase IQ
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (33.33%) 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%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Development Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) RAD
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Sybase
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Murex
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas