Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 85 76
Rank change year-on-year -23 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.32% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.31% 2.56% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Glasgow median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -3.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £347 £331 £305
90th Percentile £373 £400 £419
Scotland median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14% -3.45%
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 381 273 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.38% 23.53% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 166 139
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £261
90th Percentile £538 £503 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 £18.83 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.60% +8.69% -44.05%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.59 £14.74
90th Percentile £12.75 £25.00 £31.54
Scotland median hourly rate £14.00 £24.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -41.67% -42.86% +68.00%

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 23 January 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL