Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 21 12
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 38 11 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 13.57% 9.24% 18.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 84.44% 91.67% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 79
Renfrewshire median daily rate £408 £335 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.64% +5.51% -8.30%
10th Percentile £255 £313 £260
90th Percentile £480 £430 £434
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £190.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +352.38% +29.23%

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 45 12 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 16.07% 10.08% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 107
Renfrewshire median daily rate £408 £340 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.03% +5.76% -8.29%
10th Percentile £255 £313 £263
90th Percentile £465 £427 £445
Scotland median daily rate £403 £378 £360
% change year-on-year +6.62% +4.86% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £36.00
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £45.31 £36.00
% change year-on-year -64.14% +25.86% +10.77%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -14 38 £408 +21.64%
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 38 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 38 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 32 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (78.95%) PowerShell
4 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
5 28 (73.68%) SC Cleared
6 26 (68.42%) MCSE
7 25 (65.79%) IIS
7 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
7 25 (65.79%) C#
7 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
7 25 (65.79%) .NET
7 25 (65.79%) CSS
7 25 (65.79%) XML
7 25 (65.79%) XSLT
7 25 (65.79%) SharePoint
7 25 (65.79%) Workflow
7 25 (65.79%) Migration
7 25 (65.79%) InfoPath
7 25 (65.79%) SharePoint Server
7 25 (65.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (65.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 25 (65.79%) High Availability
7 25 (65.79%) Office 365
7 25 (65.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (65.79%) 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 25 (65.79%) IIS
1 25 (65.79%) SharePoint
1 25 (65.79%) SharePoint 2010
1 25 (65.79%) SharePoint 2013
1 25 (65.79%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (65.79%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 25 (65.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) DHCP
1 13 (34.21%) DNS
2 6 (15.79%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (13.16%) VSAN
4 1 (2.63%) IPv4
4 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) SharePoint Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Design Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Mobility Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Support
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Mobility Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Designer
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Designer
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) .NET
1 25 (65.79%) CSS
1 25 (65.79%) jQuery
1 25 (65.79%) XML
1 25 (65.79%) XSLT
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (63.16%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) PKI
3 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) AS400
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Tandem
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
1 38 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 38 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (18.42%) Android
4 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Phone
4 7 (18.42%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (2.63%) HPUX
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) High Availability
1 25 (65.79%) Migration
1 25 (65.79%) Records Management
1 25 (65.79%) Workflow
2 13 (34.21%) ITIL
3 6 (15.79%) Content Management
3 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Change Control
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.63%) ITSM
5 1 (2.63%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (2.63%) Network Management
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.63%) SAP Security
5 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.63%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) PowerShell
2 25 (65.79%) C#
2 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
3 28 (73.68%) SC Cleared
4 26 (68.42%) MCSE
5 24 (63.16%) Degree
6 23 (60.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (13.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (13.16%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.63%) CCNA
8 1 (2.63%) CCNP
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
8 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
3 5 (13.16%) VMware NSX
3 5 (13.16%) XenApp
3 5 (13.16%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) AirWatch
1 7 (18.42%) XenMobile
2 6 (15.79%) SAP Afaria
3 5 (13.16%) PowerCLI
3 5 (13.16%) SafeCom
3 5 (13.16%) vRealize
4 1 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (65.79%) Nintex
3 13 (34.21%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) Apple
4 7 (18.42%) McAfee
4 7 (18.42%) SAP
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
6 5 (13.16%) ThinPrint
7 2 (5.26%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle