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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 28 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.45% 1.93% 2.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.13% 7.78% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
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£225 £245 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% -12.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £30.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.24% -12.85%
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
79 90 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 24.16% 24.86% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 44
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 1
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.30 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +51.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 3 £225 +1.12% 2
Doncaster - - - - 1
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (48.72%) SQL
4 16 (41.03%) .NET
5 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 13 (33.33%) C#
5 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.77%) HTML
6 12 (30.77%) CSS
6 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (28.21%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (28.21%) MVC
8 10 (25.64%) Replication
9 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (23.08%) Network Security
10 8 (20.51%) jQuery
10 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
10 8 (20.51%) HTML5
10 8 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (20.51%) CSS3
10 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
10 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
11 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
12 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
13 3 (7.69%) WinForms
13 3 (7.69%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.56%) DTS
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Applications Support
3 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.26%) DBA
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Information Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Server Support
9 1 (2.56%) Administrator
9 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) CSS
3 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
3 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
3 8 (20.51%) HTML5
3 8 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (20.51%) CSS3
3 8 (20.51%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
4 3 (7.69%) WinForms
5 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 2 (5.13%) WCF
5 2 (5.13%) WPF
5 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 2 (5.13%) JMS
6 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) AIX
2 1 (2.56%) Solaris
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) MVC
1 11 (28.21%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (20.51%) Web Application Development
3 3 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (5.13%) ETL
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) OO
5 1 (2.56%) CRM
5 1 (2.56%) ERP
5 1 (2.56%) Refactoring
5 1 (2.56%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 13 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.56%) Talend
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle