The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 19 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.85% 8.33% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 35.71% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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 West Lothian region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
24 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 44.44% 23.33% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 9
Median daily rate £325 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the West Lothian region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -7 1 £350 +7.69% 1
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

SQL Server 2008
Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL