The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 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 over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 1 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.23% 11.88% 5.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.67% 52.17% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Median daily rate £325 £300 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £29.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +31.11%
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 West Lothian region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
15 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 48.39% 22.77% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 5
Median daily rate £329 £313 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian 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 West Lothian

SQL Server
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 across the West Lothian region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

SQL Server
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering

SQL Server
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware