Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 15 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 10.71% 15.79% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 78.95% 65.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
Aberdeen median daily rate £425 £298 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - £40.25 -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.68 £42.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +236.00% -66.67%

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 19 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 13.57% 24.21% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 0
Aberdeen median daily rate £425 £298 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% - -
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - £40.25 -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +69.00% -9.09%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 November 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) IIS
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Intranet
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Document Management
5 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
6 3 (20.00%) VB
6 3 (20.00%) Active Directory

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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Intranet
2 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (20.00%) ISDN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.67%) Power BI
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Report Writer
4 2 (13.33%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SSRS Report Writer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Document Management
1 4 (26.67%) Front End Development
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle