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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 12 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.69% 4.52% 3.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.38% 19.75% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 7
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£368 £306 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +39.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £203 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £348 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-5.15% +16.34%
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
78 81 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.00% 22.88% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 38
Average daily rate £338 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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 0 11 £385 +23.20% 6
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - - 3
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
3 15 (65.22%) C#
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
4 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (56.52%) CSS
5 13 (56.52%) MVC
6 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (52.17%) jQuery
6 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (47.83%) Scrum
7 11 (47.83%) SQL
8 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (39.13%) Ajax
9 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
9 9 (39.13%) Web Services
9 9 (39.13%) XML
9 9 (39.13%) IIS
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
10 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
10 8 (34.78%) TDD
11 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
11 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
11 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (21.74%) Web Development
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (21.74%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (8.70%) OLAP
8 2 (8.70%) MS Access
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
1 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) CSS
4 12 (52.17%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) Ajax
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 9 (39.13%) XML
6 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (21.74%) WPF
8 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
8 2 (8.70%) WCF
8 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
9 1 (4.35%) MDX
9 1 (4.35%) WinForms
9 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) W3C
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) MVC
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
5 8 (34.78%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) Web Development
8 4 (17.39%) CRM
8 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) ETL
10 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
10 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
11 1 (4.35%) Data Management
11 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
11 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
11 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) XAML
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 325 - 350 Per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Rotherham
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago