Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 (MS SQL)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 78 103 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.96% 9.15% 9.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.81% 33.33% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 66 90
Glasgow median daily rate £339 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £250 £246 £193
90th Percentile £425 £438 £401
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £44.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +326.97% +256.00% -
10th Percentile £12.18 £43.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.75 £13.25
Scotland median hourly rate £44.68 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +52.73% -26.67%

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 342 309 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.15% 27.44% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 160 227
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £364 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +6.99% -2.86%
10th Percentile £285 £262 £218
90th Percentile £500 £475 £452
Scotland median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.14% -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 £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
% change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%

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 17 November 2017.

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

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 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.

1 38 (48.72%) .NET
2 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (41.03%) SQL
4 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 28 (35.90%) JavaScript
5 28 (35.90%) C#
6 25 (32.05%) MVC
7 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET
8 21 (26.92%) CSS
8 21 (26.92%) HTML
9 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (21.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (20.51%) jQuery
11 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
13 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (16.67%) Migration
13 13 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 13 (16.67%) XML
13 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (14.10%) VMware
14 11 (14.10%) Finance
14 11 (14.10%) Power BI
15 10 (12.82%) Scrum
15 10 (12.82%) SOAP
15 10 (12.82%) Windows
16 9 (11.54%) XSLT
17 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
17 8 (10.26%) Project Management
17 8 (10.26%) Oracle

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 4 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) CMS
2 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.56%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.28%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.28%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) DHCP
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
1 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (14.10%) Power BI
4 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (8.97%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.85%) DB2
9 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.28%) Biml
10 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.28%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (1.28%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (1.28%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.28%) EDMS
10 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) Maven
4 4 (5.13%) Selenium
5 3 (3.85%) Ant
5 3 (3.85%) Gradle
5 3 (3.85%) Hudson
6 2 (2.56%) JIRA
6 2 (2.56%) PhantomJS
6 2 (2.56%) Subversion
6 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.28%) Moq
7 1 (1.28%) MorphX
7 1 (1.28%) NUnit
7 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
2 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Developer
2 22 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 19 (24.36%) Analyst
4 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Test Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (11.54%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.41%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Angular Developer
11 3 (3.85%) CRM Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) Power BI Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (48.72%) .NET
2 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 21 (26.92%) CSS
3 21 (26.92%) HTML
4 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (20.51%) jQuery
6 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
7 13 (16.67%) XML
8 10 (12.82%) SOAP
9 9 (11.54%) XSLT
10 7 (8.97%) HTML5
11 6 (7.69%) JSON
12 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
12 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (6.41%) RESTful
12 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.13%) CSS3
13 4 (5.13%) Spring
14 3 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) FMCG
4 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.69%) Linux
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.13%) Unix
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) AIX
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.56%) Solaris
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) MVC
3 13 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.67%) Migration
4 10 (12.82%) Scrum
5 8 (10.26%) CRM
5 8 (10.26%) Data Migration
5 8 (10.26%) Project Management
5 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.97%) TDD
7 6 (7.69%) ITIL
7 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.69%) Release Management
7 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 6 (7.69%) Web Development
8 5 (6.41%) OO
9 4 (5.13%) ETL
9 4 (5.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) SQL
2 28 (35.90%) C#
2 28 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.69%) C++
6 5 (6.41%) Java
6 5 (6.41%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 3 (3.85%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.28%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) MCAD
4 3 (3.85%) MCSD
4 3 (3.85%) MCTS
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.28%) EMIR
2 1 (1.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Ansible
1 1 (1.28%) Control-M
1 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
1 1 (1.28%) Terraform
1 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) VMware
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) Citrix
4 3 (3.85%) Perforce
4 3 (3.85%) Sybase
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Nintex
5 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.56%) Telerik
6 1 (1.28%) CA
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos
6 1 (1.28%) Dell
6 1 (1.28%) EMC
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) Infor
6 1 (1.28%) Informatica
6 1 (1.28%) RedGate
6 1 (1.28%) Symantec