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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 46 71 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.95% 10.10% 9.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 26.44% 37.17% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 50
Median daily rate £363 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.02% +2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.75
% change year-on-year +20.96% +37.49%  

SQL Server 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 174 191 218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 26.28% 27.17% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 123 111
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing SQL Server 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 57 (61.29%) .NET
2 50 (53.76%) C#
3 48 (51.61%) MVC
4 47 (50.54%) ASP.NET
5 42 (45.16%) JavaScript
6 37 (39.78%) HTML
7 36 (38.71%) CSS
8 33 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (32.26%) SQL
9 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
10 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
11 21 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (20.43%) HTML5
13 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (17.20%) CSS3
15 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (13.98%) Web Services
17 13 (13.98%) jQuery
18 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
19 11 (11.83%) .NET Framework
19 11 (11.83%) Umbraco
19 11 (11.83%) Windows
19 11 (11.83%) Finance
20 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
20 9 (9.68%) Oracle
20 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server

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 11 (11.83%) Umbraco
2 6 (6.45%) CMS
3 5 (5.38%) IIS
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.15%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.08%) Drupal
6 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.15%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (2.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.15%) GitHub
3 1 (1.08%) IaaS
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
1 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (20.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (7.53%) MS Access
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.38%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.38%) Power BI
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (2.15%) QlikView
9 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.15%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.15%) JIRA
4 2 (2.15%) NUnit
4 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
5 1 (1.08%) Moq
5 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
5 1 (1.08%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Back Office
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 61 (65.59%) Developer
2 31 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
4 8 (8.60%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (7.53%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Umbraco Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.45%) DBA
6 6 (6.45%) SQL DBA
7 5 (5.38%) Administrator
7 5 (5.38%) Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Azure Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (61.29%) .NET
2 47 (50.54%) ASP.NET
3 37 (39.78%) HTML
4 36 (38.71%) CSS
5 33 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
7 19 (20.43%) HTML5
8 16 (17.20%) CSS3
9 13 (13.98%) jQuery
9 13 (13.98%) Web Services
10 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (11.83%) .NET Framework
12 8 (8.60%) Apache Cordova
12 8 (8.60%) PhoneGap
12 8 (8.60%) RESTful
13 7 (7.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (6.45%) Entity Framework
14 6 (6.45%) JSON
15 4 (4.30%) WinForms
16 3 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.30%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.08%) Robotics
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.38%) Linux
4 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.23%) AIX
5 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.23%) Solaris
5 3 (3.23%) Unix
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) MVC
2 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.05%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.60%) Migration
4 8 (8.60%) Mobile Development
4 8 (8.60%) Web Development
5 7 (7.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 7 (7.53%) ETL
5 7 (7.53%) OO
5 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
6 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.45%) CRM
6 6 (6.45%) Scrum
7 5 (5.38%) Data Integration
7 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.38%) TDD
8 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.30%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (4.30%) ERP
9 3 (3.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.76%) C#
2 42 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 30 (32.26%) SQL
4 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.30%) Java
5 4 (4.30%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) Basel III
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Ansible
1 1 (1.08%) Control-M
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
1 1 (1.08%) Terraform
1 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) VMware
4 3 (3.23%) HP
4 3 (3.23%) IBM
4 3 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix
5 2 (2.15%) Cognos
5 2 (2.15%) Dell
5 2 (2.15%) EMC
5 2 (2.15%) Infor
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.15%) Symantec
5 2 (2.15%) Twitter
6 1 (1.08%) CA
6 1 (1.08%) F5
6 1 (1.08%) Informatica
6 1 (1.08%) Perforce
6 1 (1.08%) Telerik
6 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
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