Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 September 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 (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 30 16
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 133 88 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.60% 6.24% 8.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.60% 23.16% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 78
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +8.46% -
10th Percentile £306 £262 £219
90th Percentile £538 £438 £429
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - £190.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +326.97% +256.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -82.89% +352.38% +29.23%

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 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 500 380 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 28.57% 26.95% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 188 196
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £318 £300 £237
90th Percentile £550 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £404 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +4.19% +10.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.45 £107.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.95% +140.45% +14.84%
10th Percentile £10.06 £12.77 £43.25
90th Percentile £34.63 £195.00 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -62.55% +20.53% +11.03%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
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 in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 79 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (53.38%) SQL
3 62 (46.62%) Microsoft
4 55 (41.35%) C#
4 55 (41.35%) .NET
5 47 (35.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 43 (32.33%) JavaScript
7 35 (26.32%) Oracle
8 33 (24.81%) Finance
9 32 (24.06%) MVC
9 32 (24.06%) HTML
9 32 (24.06%) ASP.NET
10 31 (23.31%) CSS
10 31 (23.31%) Windows
11 27 (20.30%) Relational Database
12 25 (18.80%) Linux
12 25 (18.80%) .NET Framework
13 24 (18.05%) CRM
14 22 (16.54%) Software Engineering
14 22 (16.54%) Dynamics CRM
15 21 (15.79%) jQuery
15 21 (15.79%) Hadoop
15 21 (15.79%) Entity Framework
15 21 (15.79%) REST
16 19 (14.29%) HTML5
16 19 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 19 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
16 19 (14.29%) Python
16 19 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (14.29%) T-SQL

SQL Server
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 14 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.26%) IIS
2 7 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.01%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.26%) Mule
5 3 (2.26%) Mule ESB
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.50%) CMS
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.75%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.26%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (16.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.50%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 47 (35.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
3 16 (12.03%) Office 365
4 12 (9.02%) GitHub
5 10 (7.52%) PaaS
6 9 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (6.77%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (3.76%) SaaS
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.02%) DNS
2 7 (5.26%) DHCP
3 5 (3.76%) AMQP
3 5 (3.76%) VLAN
4 4 (3.01%) Firewall
4 4 (3.01%) Skype
4 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.01%) VPN
4 4 (3.01%) Wireless
5 3 (2.26%) SAN
6 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.75%) IPv4
6 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.30%) Relational Database
2 21 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 18 (13.53%) Power BI
4 17 (12.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 16 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (11.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (11.28%) SQLite
7 12 (9.02%) ArangoDB
7 12 (9.02%) Neo4j
8 11 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (7.52%) Big Data
9 10 (7.52%) RDBMS
9 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (6.77%) Data Lake
10 9 (6.77%) HDInsight
10 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (6.02%) MongoDB
11 8 (6.02%) MySQL
11 8 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Visual Studio
2 14 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.26%) CocoaPods
4 7 (5.26%) JIRA
4 7 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.26%) Xcode
5 4 (3.01%) NUnit
6 3 (2.26%) MSTest
7 2 (1.50%) JUnit
7 2 (1.50%) Mockito
7 2 (1.50%) MorphX
8 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.75%) Selenium
8 1 (0.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.75%) Telerik Test Studio
General
1 33 (24.81%) Finance
2 17 (12.78%) Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.50%) Advertising
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (61.65%) Developer
2 25 (18.80%) .NET Developer
3 14 (10.53%) CRM Developer
4 12 (9.02%) Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 11 (8.27%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.52%) C# Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (6.77%) ETL Developer
8 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) React Developer
9 7 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (5.26%) iOS Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Designer
10 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.35%) .NET
2 32 (24.06%) ASP.NET
2 32 (24.06%) HTML
3 31 (23.31%) CSS
4 25 (18.80%) .NET Framework
5 21 (15.79%) Entity Framework
5 21 (15.79%) jQuery
5 21 (15.79%) REST
6 19 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (14.29%) HTML5
7 18 (13.53%) AngularJS
8 17 (12.78%) JSON
9 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (11.28%) CSS3
11 13 (9.77%) RESTful
12 11 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (7.52%) Web Services
14 9 (6.77%) React
15 8 (6.02%) .NET Core
15 8 (6.02%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.02%) Fintech
4 7 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.26%) User Experience
5 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.01%) Clustering
8 3 (2.26%) iPhone
9 2 (1.50%) Wiki
10 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.75%) PKI
10 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.31%) Windows
2 25 (18.80%) Linux
3 15 (11.28%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.52%) Unix
5 7 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.76%) Solaris
8 4 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.26%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.75%) AIX
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (59.40%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.06%) MVC
3 24 (18.05%) CRM
4 22 (16.54%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (13.53%) Test Automation
7 17 (12.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 15 (11.28%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (11.28%) ETL
9 13 (9.77%) Data Protection
10 12 (9.02%) Cryptography
10 12 (9.02%) Data Encryption
10 12 (9.02%) Data Loss Prevention
10 12 (9.02%) DevOps
10 12 (9.02%) DRM
10 12 (9.02%) IT Strategy
10 12 (9.02%) Scrum
10 12 (9.02%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 11 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (8.27%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 71 (53.38%) SQL
2 55 (41.35%) C#
3 43 (32.33%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.29%) Python
4 19 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 17 (12.78%) Perl
6 15 (11.28%) Bash Shell
7 13 (9.77%) Ruby
8 12 (9.02%) Go
9 11 (8.27%) Java
10 10 (7.52%) PowerShell
11 7 (5.26%) Apple Swift
11 7 (5.26%) Objective-C
12 6 (4.51%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.01%) VBA
14 3 (2.26%) Java 8
14 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.50%) C++
15 2 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) CISM
1 12 (9.02%) CISSP
2 6 (4.51%) Degree
3 5 (3.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.26%) MCSE
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) FINRA
1 12 (9.02%) GDPR
2 3 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.26%) Docker
3 3 (2.26%) vSphere
3 3 (2.26%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) Terraform
2 4 (3.01%) Control-M
3 3 (2.26%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.26%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (2.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.26%) SCCM
4 2 (1.50%) Ansible
4 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 62 (46.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (26.32%) Oracle
3 16 (12.03%) Sybase
3 16 (12.03%) Symantec
4 12 (9.02%) Cloudera
4 12 (9.02%) Hortonworks
4 12 (9.02%) McAfee
4 12 (9.02%) Varonis
5 11 (8.27%) VMware
6 10 (7.52%) Apple
7 9 (6.77%) Tableau
8 7 (5.26%) Google
9 6 (4.51%) IBM
10 5 (3.76%) Citrix
11 4 (3.01%) Cisco
11 4 (3.01%) Dell
11 4 (3.01%) Informatica
11 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.01%) Veritas
12 3 (2.26%) Avaya