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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 35 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 1 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.32% 5.26% 7.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 16.67% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.60 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +16.66%
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
85 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.51% 31.58% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 52 34
Average daily rate £375 £280 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +116.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 4 May 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) Ajax
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
5 6 (46.15%) IIS
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) WPF
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
8 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (23.08%) ETL

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (7.69%) MS Access
7 1 (7.69%) OLAP
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) jQuery
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) XML
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) WPF
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) WSDL
6 1 (7.69%) MDX
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Axis
6 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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