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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 13 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.64% 15.00% 15.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 52.00% 60.00% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Median daily rate £350 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.53% -10.00%

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
25 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 45.45% 25.00% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 9
Median daily rate £325 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £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
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 18 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 -1 13 £350 +7.69% 4
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (13.33%) CSS3
9 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (13.33%) Selenium
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) Android
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (13.33%) Ajax
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (13.33%) Web Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle