The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast 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 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 21 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.02% - 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% - 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +46.55%
SQL Server 2005
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.55% 21.15% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 33
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

SQL Server 2005
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft