Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 19 10
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 7.69% 1.33% 12.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 50.00% 5.56% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Stirling median daily rate £224 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.35% -5.56% +21.62%
10th Percentile £128 £413 £365
90th Percentile £321 £438 £485
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.68 £42.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +236.00% -66.67%

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 Stirling with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Stirling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 15.38% 24.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Stirling median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £196 £420 £375
90th Percentile £488 £506 £570
Scotland median daily rate £393 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.65% +68.00% -9.09%

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

SQL Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server in Stirling over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Stirling region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica

SQL Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle