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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.42% 5.41% 12.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 47.06% 50.00% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate
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£280 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
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
17 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 17.89% 10.81% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
Average daily rate £290 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 2015. 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 -5 5 £300 -14.28% 3
SQL Server
Scotland

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (11.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter
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