The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Lothian region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 10 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.56% 11.59% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 40.00% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.89% 23.19% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 2
Average daily rate £400 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +21.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -4 1 £350 -17.64% 1
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) AppSense
2 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) AppSense