The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 39 44 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 16 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.09% 0.75% 6.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.31% 2.60% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 12
Median daily rate £350 £274 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% -21.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £194 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £338 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £26.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+62.26% -7.63%

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 South Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
130 154 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.15% 28.89% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 113 60
Median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2008 Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 6 £350 +76.22%
Rotherham - 4 £344 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
4 7 (29.17%) MVC
4 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
4 7 (29.17%) WCF
4 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 5 (20.83%) High Availability
6 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
7 4 (16.67%) MSTest
7 4 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET
7 4 (16.67%) Web Services
7 4 (16.67%) CRM
7 4 (16.67%) IIS
8 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.17%) DTS
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
3 4 (16.67%) MSTest
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 2 (8.33%) ReSharper
5 2 (8.33%) Subversion
5 2 (8.33%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.83%) DBA
4 5 (20.83%) SQL DBA
5 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Data Migration Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Data Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
2 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
2 7 (29.17%) WCF
3 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (12.50%) LINQ
4 3 (12.50%) WinForms
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Axis
5 1 (4.17%) LAMP
5 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) MVC
2 5 (20.83%) High Availability
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) CRM
3 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) MCP
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) Squid
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) DevExpress
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) VMware