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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 29 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.24% 2.58% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.12% 8.70% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£250 £203 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -26.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -7.14%
SQL Server 2008
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 South Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
99 115 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.76% 29.64% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 43
Average daily rate £310 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 4 £275 +23.59% 6
Doncaster - 3 £250 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
5 13 (40.63%) .NET
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
8 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.00%) C#
9 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (21.88%) Network Security
10 7 (21.88%) Replication
11 6 (18.75%) MVC
11 6 (18.75%) HTML
11 6 (18.75%) CSS
11 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
12 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
13 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
14 3 (9.38%) WinForms
14 3 (9.38%) TDD

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Applications Support
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.50%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support
7 1 (3.13%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
4 3 (9.38%) WinForms
5 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (6.25%) Spring
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) WCF
5 2 (6.25%) WPF
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) JMS
5 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) W3C
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (9.38%) TDD
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) ETL
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Web Development
4 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) Java
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) VMware