Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 75 68
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 -37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 13 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.91% 0.72% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.42% 2.68% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 2
Sheffield median daily rate £340 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% -21.43% -3.45%
South Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 138 261 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.23% 26.99% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 200 150
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £275
90th Percentile £645 £575 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Sheffield median hourly rate £28.00 £50.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +316.67% -22.29%
10th Percentile £15.15 £50.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.25 £50.00 £25.80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £15.39
% change year-on-year -9.68% +101.43% +0.03%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Sheffield

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (38.46%) ReSharper
6 5 (38.46%) WCF
6 5 (38.46%) Use Case
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) Subversion
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
6 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
6 5 (38.46%) DevExpress
6 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (38.46%) YouTrack
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) WinForms
6 5 (38.46%) Power BI
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (23.08%) MVS
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) Power BI
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) ReSharper
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
1 5 (38.46%) TeamCity
1 5 (38.46%) YouTrack
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Developer
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (30.77%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Power BI Developer
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (38.46%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) WinForms
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle