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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 42 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.74% 6.52% 4.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.50% 27.27% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Average daily rate £210 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £320 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £416 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+48.13% -8.92%
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
120 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.63% 23.91% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 30 36
Average daily rate £425 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Access
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft