Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 6 months to 25 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 2012
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 110 119
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 22 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.38% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% 1.76% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £423 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -3.11% +22.98%
10th Percentile £375 £199 £326
90th Percentile £452 £378 £414
Scotland median daily rate £400 £338 £363
% change year-on-year +18.52% -6.90% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server 2012 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 528 454 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.01% 21.61% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 235 312
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £264 £275
90th Percentile £534 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.43% -6.60% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £52.00 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.56% +81.11% +16.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £28.71
% change year-on-year -0.59% +47.15% +4.41%

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SQL Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (40.91%) PowerPivot
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (27.27%) NetApp
9 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
9 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (18.18%) Power BI
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
11 3 (13.64%) Finance
11 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (13.64%) TDD
11 3 (13.64%) .NET
11 3 (13.64%) C#
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
12 2 (9.09%) Test Automation

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 16 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) PowerPivot
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (18.18%) Power BI
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Redis
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (22.73%) SharePoint Architect
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SQL BI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) DBA
6 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Development Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Architect
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Core
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET
2 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) SignalR
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) WCF
2 2 (9.09%) WSDL
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Blog
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
2 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) B2B
4 2 (9.09%) B2C
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (9.09%) OOD
4 2 (9.09%) OOP
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) XPath
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) MCSD
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) NetApp
3 2 (9.09%) Avaya
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) RedGate
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter