The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 51 47 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 -27  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 4 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.86% 0.94% 4.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 3.62% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 16
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £378 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £338
% change year-on-year -0.70% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £26.85
% change year-on-year -55.29% +58.31%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 108 138 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 23.13% 26.04% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 99 78
Median daily rate £363 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £800 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2008 in South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Contractor 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 in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2008 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 24 March 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 +3 2 £345 +4.22%
Rotherham +1 2 £325 -
Doncaster - 1 £340 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) TeamCity
5 6 (31.58%) High Availability
5 6 (31.58%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
7 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (21.05%) WinForms
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Subversion
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) CRM
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (15.79%) DevExpress
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.79%) LINQ

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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) DTS
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
2 3 (15.79%) ReSharper
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) DBA
2 6 (31.58%) SQL DBA
3 5 (26.32%) Data Migration Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Data Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (10.53%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
2 4 (21.05%) WCF
2 4 (21.05%) WinForms
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
3 3 (15.79%) LINQ
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) High Availability
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSE
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) DevExpress
2 3 (15.79%) Xamarin
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) VMware