Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Livingston 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 13 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)
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 9.21% 1.39% 10.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 31.82% 14.29% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Livingston median daily rate £235 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.37% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £218 £319 £305
90th Percentile £253 £356 £366
West Lothian median daily rate £235 £338 £338
% change year-on-year -30.37% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Livingston median hourly rate £32.50 - -
West Lothian median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 Livingston with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Livingston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 28.95% 9.72% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 22
Livingston median daily rate £286 £315 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.13% -8.03% +3.79%
10th Percentile £218 £308 £304
90th Percentile £457 £350 £391
West Lothian median daily rate £286 £320 £327
% change year-on-year -10.55% -2.07% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Livingston median hourly rate £32.50 - -
West Lothian median hourly rate £32.50 - -

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Livingston

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server in Livingston.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Livingston

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server in Livingston.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Livingston

For the 6 months to 13 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 Livingston region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MS Access
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VBA
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Database Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Database Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree