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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 9 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 22.50% 12.86% 22.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 47.37% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Median daily rate £350 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £25.97 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+45.36% +8.20%
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
18 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 45.00% 27.14% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 6
Median daily rate £325 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

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
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 within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 9 £350 - 1
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 1 (11.11%) TeamCity

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware