Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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 2008
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 82 91
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -47
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.077% 0.45% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.30% 1.65% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -
10th Percentile £413 £329 £310
90th Percentile £438 £430 £393
Scotland median daily rate £415 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +18.44% - -4.63%
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 329 303 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.33% 27.13% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 153 230
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £276 £260 £213
90th Percentile £500 £471 £464
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £107.00 £44.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.45% +14.84% -
10th Percentile £12.77 £43.25 £16.33
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.75 £66.58
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +69.00% -9.09%

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 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware