Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Support Analyst was £125 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SQL Support Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 172 202
Rank change year-on-year -43 +30 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Support Analyst 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.055% 0.092% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.097% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Scotland median daily rate £125 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.29% - -
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year - +12.90% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +3.85% -49.02% +27.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,216 4,141 4,939
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.06% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,951 2,376 2,833
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +1.20% +4.17%
10th Percentile £238 £228 £230
90th Percentile £544 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 104 113
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +27.50% -
10th Percentile £10.38 £11.32 £10.26
90th Percentile £43.00 £46.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +5.67%

SQL Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured SQL Support Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Support Analyst in Scotland

SQL Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Support Analyst in Scotland

SQL Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Support Analyst in Scotland

SQL Support Analyst
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 Support Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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
Edinburgh -28 2 £125 -64.29%
Glasgow -20 1 - -
SQL Support Analyst
UK

SQL Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, SQL Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region featuring SQL Support Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

SQL Support Analyst Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft