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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 33 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.74% 1.64% 4.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 4.84% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -13.46%
SQL Server 2008
South Yorkshire

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
86 62 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.85% 33.88% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 25
Average daily rate £370 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £15.39 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Migration

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) VB Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Axis
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware