Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for SQL Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 3 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 4.76% 10.95% 16.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 42.86% 78.95% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 9
Aberdeen median daily rate £438 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +41.67% -
10th Percentile £431 £288 £159
90th Percentile £444 £438 £350
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - £40.25
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £44.68 £42.00
% change year-on-year -27.26% +6.38% +52.73%

SQL Server is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 7 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 11.11% 13.87% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 11
Aberdeen median daily rate £438 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +41.67% -
10th Percentile £431 £288 £153
90th Percentile £444 £438 £350
Scotland median daily rate £400 £393 £350
% change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - £40.25
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £42.70 £42.00
% change year-on-year -23.88% +1.65% +46.28%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Aberdeen

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Decision Tree
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com