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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 37 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.91% 0.72% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.80% 2.00% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+27.65% +2.17%
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
125 100 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.07% 36.10% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 61 45
Median daily rate £400 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £483 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 29 June 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) jQuery
2 10 (76.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (76.92%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (69.23%) Database Tuning
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (69.23%) VBA
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (38.46%) Web Development
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Replication
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) MS Access

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) MS Access
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Developer
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (30.77%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (30.77%) SSRS Developer
5 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Systems Developer
5 3 (23.08%) VBA Developer
6 2 (15.38%) DBA
6 2 (15.38%) Excel Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Excel VBA Developer
6 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
6 2 (15.38%) SSAS Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Access Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Access VBA Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) jQuery
1 10 (76.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 4 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
1 10 (76.92%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (69.23%) Database Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) VBA
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle