Period
to 20 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 18 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 148 97 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.19% 8.35% 8.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 34.26% 30.89% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 69 71
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +5.19% -3.57%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £250
90th Percentile £499 £438 £425
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £17.36 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £17.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -51.69% -20.00%

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 432 314 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.83% 27.02% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 155 173
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £261
90th Percentile £518 £446 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £10.41 £17.36 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.05% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £33.10
% change year-on-year -62.55% +31.08% -22.11%

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 June 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 June 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 83 (56.08%) .NET
2 80 (54.05%) C#
3 71 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (43.92%) SQL
5 64 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 58 (39.19%) Microsoft
7 55 (37.16%) MVC
8 51 (34.46%) JavaScript
9 41 (27.70%) ASP.NET
10 39 (26.35%) CRM
11 38 (25.68%) .NET Framework
12 36 (24.32%) CSS
12 36 (24.32%) REST
12 36 (24.32%) AngularJS
13 35 (23.65%) Dynamics CRM
14 33 (22.30%) HTML
14 33 (22.30%) Entity Framework
15 32 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (21.62%) Windows
16 29 (19.59%) T-SQL
17 27 (18.24%) jQuery
18 26 (17.57%) Windows Server
19 24 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
20 23 (15.54%) .NET Core
20 23 (15.54%) Oracle
21 22 (14.86%) Active Directory
21 22 (14.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 22 (14.86%) Azure SQL Database
22 20 (13.51%) HTML5
22 20 (13.51%) PowerShell

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 15 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.11%) IIS
3 9 (6.08%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.73%) CMS
5 6 (4.05%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (3.38%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.03%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (23.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.70%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 64 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.49%) Office 365
3 8 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) DHCP
1 10 (6.76%) DNS
2 7 (4.73%) Skype
3 6 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.70%) Firewall
4 4 (2.70%) SAN
4 4 (2.70%) VLAN
5 3 (2.03%) VPN
5 3 (2.03%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) IPv4
6 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.68%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 19 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (7.43%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (6.08%) QlikView
8 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.73%) Power BI
10 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
10 5 (3.38%) SQLite
11 4 (2.70%) MySQL
11 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.35%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 17 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.81%) MSTest
2 16 (10.81%) NUnit
3 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.70%) Hudson
5 3 (2.03%) JIRA
6 2 (1.35%) JUnit
6 2 (1.35%) Mockito
6 2 (1.35%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 14 (9.46%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Law
4 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (64.19%) Developer
2 37 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 20 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
4 15 (10.14%) CRM Developer
4 15 (10.14%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.46%) SQL Developer
6 13 (8.78%) Architect
6 13 (8.78%) C# Developer
7 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (7.43%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.08%) .NET Web Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Designer
9 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Designer
9 9 (6.08%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (56.08%) .NET
2 41 (27.70%) ASP.NET
3 38 (25.68%) .NET Framework
4 36 (24.32%) AngularJS
4 36 (24.32%) CSS
4 36 (24.32%) REST
5 33 (22.30%) Entity Framework
5 33 (22.30%) HTML
6 32 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (18.24%) jQuery
8 24 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (15.54%) .NET Core
10 20 (13.51%) HTML5
11 19 (12.84%) Angular 2
12 17 (11.49%) CSS3
13 16 (10.81%) OAuth
13 16 (10.81%) OAuth2
14 10 (6.76%) JSON
14 10 (6.76%) RESTful
14 10 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.41%) User Experience
3 7 (4.73%) Clustering
3 7 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.70%) Fintech
6 2 (1.35%) iPhone
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.35%) PKI
6 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.62%) Windows
2 26 (17.57%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.43%) Linux
4 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.73%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.05%) Unix
8 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.38%) Solaris
8 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.70%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.03%) AIX
11 2 (1.35%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (37.16%) MVC
3 39 (26.35%) CRM
4 22 (14.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 17 (11.49%) Scrum
5 17 (11.49%) Waterfall
6 16 (10.81%) B2C
6 16 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.46%) High Availability
9 13 (8.78%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.11%) User Stories
11 11 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.43%) OO
11 11 (7.43%) SDLC
11 11 (7.43%) Service Design
12 10 (6.76%) Migration
12 10 (6.76%) Web Development
12 10 (6.76%) Workflow
13 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.05%) C#
2 65 (43.92%) SQL
3 51 (34.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (19.59%) T-SQL
5 20 (13.51%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.76%) Java
7 3 (2.03%) C++
7 3 (2.03%) Java 8
7 3 (2.03%) Python
8 2 (1.35%) Perl
8 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.35%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.35%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.68%) VB
9 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.73%) Degree
2 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.38%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (2.70%) MCAD
4 4 (2.70%) MCSD
4 4 (2.70%) MCTS
4 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.03%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 22 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.14%) Docker
3 12 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.05%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.70%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.35%) vSphere
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.68%) XenApp
9 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.08%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.35%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.35%) Control-M
3 2 (1.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.35%) Malwarebytes
3 2 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.35%) SCOM
4 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.68%) SafeCom
4 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.54%) Oracle
3 20 (13.51%) VMware
4 12 (8.11%) Citrix
5 6 (4.05%) Veritas
6 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.70%) Capita
7 4 (2.70%) Sybase
7 4 (2.70%) Twitter
8 3 (2.03%) Apple
8 3 (2.03%) Cisco
8 3 (2.03%) Dell
8 3 (2.03%) Nintex
8 3 (2.03%) Symantec
9 2 (1.35%) Avaya
9 2 (1.35%) Informatica
9 2 (1.35%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.35%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.35%) Sophos
9 2 (1.35%) TIBCO