Period
to 20 November 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 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 (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 29 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 116 78 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.80% 6.03% 9.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.55% 23.15% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 64
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.08% +4.23% -
10th Percentile £320 £250 £242
90th Percentile £538 £425 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
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 £44.68 £42.00
% change year-on-year -27.26% +6.38% +52.73%

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 454 337 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.61% 26.06% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 177 155
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +8.15%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £262
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £396 £350
% change year-on-year +0.95% +13.21% -6.67%
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 £42.70 £42.00
% change year-on-year -23.88% +1.65% +46.28%

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 November 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 November 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 70 (60.34%) SQL
2 68 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (50.86%) Microsoft
4 39 (33.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 38 (32.76%) C#
6 36 (31.03%) Relational Database
7 34 (29.31%) .NET
7 34 (29.31%) Oracle
8 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 31 (26.72%) Finance
10 29 (25.00%) Hadoop
11 28 (24.14%) Windows
11 28 (24.14%) Linux
12 27 (23.28%) Python
13 24 (20.69%) Software Engineering
14 23 (19.83%) Perl
14 23 (19.83%) HTML
14 23 (19.83%) Sybase
14 23 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (19.83%) Power BI
15 22 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (18.97%) Bash Shell
16 21 (18.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (18.10%) Symantec
16 21 (18.10%) ETL
16 21 (18.10%) Cybersecurity
16 21 (18.10%) Jenkins
17 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET
17 20 (17.24%) Ruby
18 19 (16.38%) Data Protection

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 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.59%) IIS
3 3 (2.59%) Mule
3 3 (2.59%) Mule ESB
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.86%) CMS
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.86%) SAS
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (33.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (15.52%) Dynamics 365
2 18 (15.52%) GitHub
3 11 (9.48%) Office 365
4 10 (8.62%) Azure Data Factory
5 9 (7.76%) PaaS
6 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (4.31%) SaaS
8 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.59%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) AMQP
2 4 (3.45%) VLAN
2 4 (3.45%) VPN
2 4 (3.45%) Wireless
3 3 (2.59%) DHCP
3 3 (2.59%) DNS
3 3 (2.59%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 29 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 23 (19.83%) Power BI
4 22 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (18.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (15.52%) ArangoDB
6 18 (15.52%) Neo4j
7 17 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (12.93%) RDBMS
9 14 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (12.07%) SQLite
10 12 (10.34%) Big Data
11 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (8.62%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (8.62%) Data Lake
13 9 (7.76%) HDInsight
13 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
14 6 (5.17%) Pentaho
14 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.90%) CocoaPods
4 8 (6.90%) JIRA
4 8 (6.90%) Xcode
5 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.72%) JUnit
6 2 (1.72%) Mockito
6 2 (1.72%) MorphX
7 1 (0.86%) NUnit
7 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.86%) Selenium
7 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.86%) Telerik Test Studio
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Advertising
4 2 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (58.62%) Developer
2 14 (12.07%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) ETL Developer
6 10 (8.62%) CRM Developer
7 9 (7.76%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.90%) iOS Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Mobile Developer
9 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) React Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Data Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (4.31%) SQL Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) Azure Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Data Protection Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.31%) .NET
2 23 (19.83%) HTML
3 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 18 (15.52%) RESTful
5 17 (14.66%) CSS
6 15 (12.93%) JSON
7 13 (11.21%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.21%) Web Services
8 12 (10.34%) HTML5
9 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (8.62%) REST
11 8 (6.90%) Cocoa
11 8 (6.90%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (6.90%) CSS3
11 8 (6.90%) Entity Framework
11 8 (6.90%) Google Maps API
11 8 (6.90%) iOS SDK
12 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (6.03%) React
12 7 (6.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.17%) Fintech
4 6 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.59%) iPhone
5 3 (2.59%) Wiki
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) AS400
6 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.14%) Linux
1 28 (24.14%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Unix
3 8 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.45%) Solaris
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.59%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 23 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (18.10%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (18.10%) ETL
5 19 (16.38%) Data Protection
6 18 (15.52%) Cryptography
6 18 (15.52%) Data Encryption
6 18 (15.52%) Data Loss Prevention
6 18 (15.52%) DRM
6 18 (15.52%) IT Strategy
6 18 (15.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.79%) MVC
8 16 (13.79%) Security Operations
9 15 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (12.07%) CRM
10 14 (12.07%) DevOps
11 13 (11.21%) Data Modelling
12 12 (10.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 70 (60.34%) SQL
2 38 (32.76%) C#
3 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.28%) Python
5 23 (19.83%) Perl
6 22 (18.97%) Bash Shell
7 20 (17.24%) Ruby
8 18 (15.52%) Go
9 17 (14.66%) T-SQL
10 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
11 8 (6.90%) Apple Swift
11 8 (6.90%) Java
11 8 (6.90%) Objective-C
12 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
13 4 (3.45%) TypeScript
13 4 (3.45%) VBA
14 3 (2.59%) Korn
14 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.72%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) CISM
1 18 (15.52%) CISSP
2 5 (4.31%) Degree
3 3 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) MCSE
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.52%) FINRA
1 18 (15.52%) GDPR
2 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.59%) vSphere
3 1 (0.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) Terraform
2 4 (3.45%) Control-M
3 3 (2.59%) Ansible
3 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.59%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (2.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (50.86%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.31%) Oracle
3 23 (19.83%) Sybase
4 21 (18.10%) Symantec
5 18 (15.52%) Cloudera
5 18 (15.52%) Hortonworks
5 18 (15.52%) McAfee
5 18 (15.52%) Varonis
6 11 (9.48%) Apple
7 9 (7.76%) Google
7 9 (7.76%) Tableau
8 6 (5.17%) Informatica
9 5 (4.31%) IBM
10 4 (3.45%) Cisco
10 4 (3.45%) VMware
11 3 (2.59%) Avaya
11 3 (2.59%) Dell
11 3 (2.59%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.59%) SAP
11 3 (2.59%) Sophos