The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SQL Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2012 over the 3 months to 25 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 2012
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 120 108
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 9 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 1.14% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 4.91% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 19
Median daily rate £350 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £361 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% +5.88%  

SQL Server 2012 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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 448 672 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.92% 23.21% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 383 332
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -15.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SQL Server 2012 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 2012 in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2012 in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2012 in Scotland

SQL Server 2012
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2012 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Edinburgh +13 5 £350 - 1
Glasgow -10 1 £375 +15.38% 2
Fife - 1 £120 -
West Lothian - 1 £375 -
Aberdeen - 1 £160 -
SQL Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2012 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2012.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
4 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 5 (19.23%) C#
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) MCITP
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (15.38%) MVC
9 4 (15.38%) ETL
10 3 (11.54%) MCSA
10 3 (11.54%) Web Services
10 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
10 3 (11.54%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (3.85%) Big Data
8 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (3.85%) PowerPivot
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) DBA
2 5 (19.23%) SQL DBA
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
3 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
3 4 (15.38%) ETL Developer
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Database Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) Kendo UI
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) MVS
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
1 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (15.38%) ETL
2 4 (15.38%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Statistics
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Data Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.85%) R
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCITP
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCSA
3 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) MCDBA
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.85%) CA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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