Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 13 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 2008
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 96 83
Rank change year-on-year -17 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.18% 0.076% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.29% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Glasgow median daily rate £354 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.76% +19.30% -5.00%
10th Percentile £344 £413 £307
90th Percentile £367 £438 £426
Scotland median daily rate £170 £415 £341
% change year-on-year -58.99% +21.48% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £46.13

SQL Server 2008 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 Glasgow with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 456 350 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.89% 26.50% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 182 157
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +7.35%
10th Percentile £313 £287 £262
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £107.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.46% +140.45% +14.84%
10th Percentile £31.63 £12.77 £43.25
90th Percentile £34.88 £195.00 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £43.39 £42.00
% change year-on-year -25.10% +3.31% +46.28%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Glasgow

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin