Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 24 16
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 24 101 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.98% 6.76% 8.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.83% 24.28% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 70 100
Median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £278 £312 £306
90th Percentile £513 £501 £538
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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 121 416 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.07% 27.83% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 239 286
Median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £280 £313 £319
90th Percentile £525 £588 £550
Scotland median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £20.36 £30.00 £21.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.15% +39.84% -88.71%
10th Percentile £20.18 £17.21 £10.06
90th Percentile £20.53 £35.00 £34.63
Median hourly rate £20.36 £27.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year -25.98% +12.82% -46.20%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Server in Glasgow over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Glasgow

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Azure
3 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (29.17%) Java
4 7 (29.17%) MVC
4 7 (29.17%) Public Sector
5 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (25.00%) DevOps
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) XML
5 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (25.00%) Maven
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
6 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) SSL
7 4 (16.67%) Informatica
7 4 (16.67%) ProC
7 4 (16.67%) WSDL
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) JAX-WS
7 4 (16.67%) JSON

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 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (12.50%) Logic Apps
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Functions
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Stack
4 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.17%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Power Automate
4 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (8.33%) Data Lake
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) HeidiSQL
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (4.17%) Power BI
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) ProC
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (8.33%) Gradle
4 2 (8.33%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (8.33%) NUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Postman
4 2 (8.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Mockito
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Database Developer
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Integration Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) React Developer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) JAX-RS
3 4 (16.67%) JAX-WS
3 4 (16.67%) JSON
3 4 (16.67%) WSDL
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.33%) GWT
5 2 (8.33%) Java SE
5 2 (8.33%) JSP
5 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
5 2 (8.33%) OpenID
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.67%) Runbook
5 3 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Document Management
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Python
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
7 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) IFS
3 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) VMware