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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 85 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 12.90% 18.97% 13.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 80.00% 80.95% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 55 8
Median daily rate £403 £320 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.78% -7.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £270 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £423 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.66 £23.25
% change year-on-year +20.96% +40.45%  

SQL Server is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 5 105 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 16.13% 23.44% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 70 10
Median daily rate £395 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.39% -21.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £267 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £426 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing SQL Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine 0 4 £403 +25.78%
SQL Server
Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) HP