The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 27 March 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 50 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.14% 0.70% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 3.85% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £375 £363 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -5.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £353 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £373 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -6.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -36.47% +157.57%  

SQL Server 2012 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 135 104 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 25.67% 18.09% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 139
Median daily rate £375 £348 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.91% -9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £242 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £33.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing SQL Server 2012 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2012 in Glasgow

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Glasgow

SQL Server 2012
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) ETL
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (27.78%) MVC
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
8 3 (16.67%) WCF
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Cognos
8 3 (16.67%) CSS

SQL Server 2012
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 (5.56%) MQSeries
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (16.67%) Power BI
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) ETL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SQL BI Architect
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Data Model Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Power BI Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) Kendo UI
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ETL
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (11.11%) ETL Development
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Cognos
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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