Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 18 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 2008
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.12% 3.08% 4.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 6.45% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
West Lothian median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £319 £338 £264
90th Percentile £356 £363 £338
Scotland median daily rate £415 £341 £355
% change year-on-year +21.48% -3.87% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £46.13 -

SQL Server 2008 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 West Lothian with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 11 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 12.36% 47.69% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 37
West Lothian median daily rate £315 £327 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.60% +0.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £297 £306 £271
90th Percentile £349 £391 £411
Scotland median daily rate £395 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
% change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Lothian

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in West Lothian

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Livingston -5 1 £338 -3.57%
SQL Server 2008
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft