Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 21 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)
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 14 11 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 9.59% 12.50% 21.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 58.33% 91.67% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 70
Renfrewshire median daily rate £408 £335 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.64% +5.51% -10.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £261
90th Percentile £438 £430 £415
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £41.25
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £44.68 £42.00
% change year-on-year -27.26% +6.38% +236.00%

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 24 12 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 16.44% 13.64% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 86
Renfrewshire median daily rate £360 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% +4.69% -20.00%
10th Percentile £245 £313 £261
90th Percentile £438 £430 £445
Scotland median daily rate £400 £393 £350
% change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £41.25
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £42.70 £42.00
% change year-on-year -26.81% +1.65% +68.00%

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server in Renfrewshire

SQL Server
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -11 14 £408 +21.64%
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 13 (92.86%) PowerShell
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) HP
5 7 (50.00%) MCSE
5 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) .NET
5 7 (50.00%) IIS
5 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) XML
5 7 (50.00%) XSLT
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (50.00%) SAN
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) Workflow
5 7 (50.00%) Migration
5 7 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (50.00%) InfoPath
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 7 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
1 7 (50.00%) jQuery
1 7 (50.00%) XML
1 7 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) High Availability
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Migration
1 7 (50.00%) Records Management
1 7 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.14%) Runbook
2 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) MCSE
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Terminal Services
2 6 (42.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Nintex
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix