Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 20 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 > Fife
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - +14 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 17.86% - 6.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 100.00% - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Fife median daily rate £413 - £335
10th Percentile £250 - £286
90th Percentile £571 - £436
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
Fife 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 Fife with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Fife
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 17.86% 14.75% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Fife median daily rate £413 £275 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.29% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £216
90th Percentile £571 £313 £419
Scotland median daily rate £396 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +13.21% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Fife median hourly rate - - -
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 Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Fife

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Fife

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Fife

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Fife over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Fife

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Fife region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 2 £538 -
Glenrothes - 1 £300 -
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 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 Fife region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (60.00%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (40.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) XAML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Software Team Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (60.00%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (40.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft