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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 54 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 3 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.58% - 5.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.80% - 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £325 - £380
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 £40.50 £22.50 £31.10
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -27.64%
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
107 128 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.74% 29.43% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 102 44
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +77.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

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 3 December 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Local Government
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (14.29%) Process Management

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 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Axis
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (14.29%) Squid
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware