Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 8.93% 1.56% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.83% 11.11% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Livingston median daily rate £235 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.86% - -
West Lothian median daily rate £235 £363 £330
% change year-on-year -35.17% +9.85% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Livingston median hourly rate - - -
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -

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 24 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Livingston 42.86% 14.06% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 7
Livingston median daily rate £285 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.18% -9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £218 £316 £309
90th Percentile £488 £372 £438
West Lothian median daily rate £283 £340 £330
% change year-on-year -16.91% +3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Livingston median hourly rate - - £10.00
West Lothian median hourly rate - - £10.00

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Snow
3 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Database Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (20.00%) Snow