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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 41 46 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.41% 0.73% 4.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 2.48% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £192 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +66.66%

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
84 121 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 23.73% 29.51% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 90 28
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

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 20 February 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco

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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 7
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) ReSharper
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) WAP
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) CRM
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) Squid
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
3 1 (11.11%) DevExpress
3 1 (11.11%) VMware