Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 11 86 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 12.50% 21.03% 15.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 91.67% 77.48% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 68 26
Renfrewshire median daily rate £335 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.51% -9.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £313 £260 £303
90th Percentile £430 £415 £435
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £41.25 -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.68 £42.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +236.00% -66.67%

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 12 111 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.64% 27.14% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 84 41
Renfrewshire median daily rate £335 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -20.00% +20.30%
10th Percentile £313 £261 £310
90th Percentile £430 £445 £438
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £41.25 -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £42.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +69.00% -9.09%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 0 11 £335 +5.51%
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Terminal Services
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Workflow
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
4 5 (45.45%) MCSE
4 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) VBScript
4 5 (45.45%) .NET

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 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint 2013
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
1 5 (45.45%) XML
1 5 (45.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Records Management
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) Terminal Services
1 5 (45.45%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Nintex
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle