The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 29 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 > Stirling
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 13 19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling - 7.25% 2.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 19.23% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Stirling median daily rate - £388 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.30%  
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £326
% change year-on-year +15.38% -0.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £190.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +427.77% -4.00%  

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 Stirling with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 7 26 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 30.43% 37.68% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 11
Stirling median daily rate £475 £525 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +12.90%  
10th Percentile £463 £413 £450
90th Percentile £488 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.52% -15.29%  

SQL Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

Job postings citing SQL Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stirling.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server in Stirling

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server in Stirling