Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 72 73
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 -36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.83% 1.18% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.49% 4.52% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 2
South Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% -
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.54% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year +59.26% +25.58% -52.22%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 158 310 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.29% 26.14% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 239 172
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £325 £295 £275
90th Percentile £645 £575 £533
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +101.43% +0.03%
10th Percentile £15.15 £15.80 £10.40
90th Percentile £41.25 £46.20 £24.06
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.75 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +52.63% -18.57% +9.38%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +19 13 £340 +23.64% 1
Doncaster - 6 £340 -
Rotherham - 3 £340 -
SQL Server 2008
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) C#
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) MVC
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) ReSharper
7 5 (33.33%) WCF
7 5 (33.33%) Subversion
7 5 (33.33%) Use Case
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (33.33%) DevExpress
7 5 (33.33%) WinForms
7 5 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (33.33%) YouTrack
7 5 (33.33%) Power BI
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (20.00%) MVS
9 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (13.33%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) Power BI
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) QlikView
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
1 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 5 (33.33%) YouTrack
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Power BI Developer
7 1 (6.67%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) DevExpress
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle