The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 41 45 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 6 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.55% 0.45% 7.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 1.50% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £199 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.22% -47.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £208 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
96 133 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.87% 30.16% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 96 31
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Sheffield region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Apache
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (20.00%) Local Government
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (10.00%) Squid
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (10.00%) VMware