The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 3.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -16.80%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
45 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.60% 11.46% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 36
Average daily rate £385 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £267 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bedfordshire region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix