Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dundee 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 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 > Dundee
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 3
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 5.56% 6.52% 24.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.00% 27.27% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Dundee median daily rate £305 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -12.00% +2.88%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £320 £358 £388
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dundee median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.68 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +52.73% -26.67%

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 Dundee with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Dundee
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dundee 22.22% 23.91% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 12
Dundee median daily rate £323 £275 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.45% -10.20% +6.52%
10th Percentile £192 £213 £251
90th Percentile £491 £401 £385
Scotland median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Dundee median hourly rate - £11.30 -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
% change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Dundee

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Dundee

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Dundee

For the 6 months to 17 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 Dundee region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware