The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 2.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-25.23% -37.05%
SQL Server 2005
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 30.77% 32.61% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Average daily rate £375 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bedford region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Bedford