The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 120 127 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 1 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.037% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 0.26% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 24
Average daily rate £353 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £26.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-27.88% -16.80%
SQL Server 2005
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
350 388 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.83% 14.44% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 214 273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 11
Average hourly rate £12.80 £39.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.59% +125.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £30.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £55.65 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 3 £353 -
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 14 (73.68%) DNS
4 13 (68.42%) IIS
4 13 (68.42%) SQL
4 13 (68.42%) Windows
5 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
6 10 (52.63%) iSCSI
7 9 (47.37%) VMware
7 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
8 8 (42.11%) DHCP
8 8 (42.11%) Citrix
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (42.11%) VMware ESX
8 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
11 4 (21.05%) Web Services
11 4 (21.05%) .NET
11 4 (21.05%) LAN
11 4 (21.05%) HP
11 4 (21.05%) Cisco
11 4 (21.05%) Workflow

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 13 (68.42%) IIS
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (52.63%) iSCSI
4 8 (42.11%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) Network Security
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.26%) Firewall
8 1 (5.26%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) VPN
8 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) OLAP
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) Star Schema
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Junior
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) XSLT
3 1 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) Workflow
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Coaching
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (10.53%) ETL
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) VBScript
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VCP5
2 2 (10.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware ESX
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
1 4 (21.05%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Altiris
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) Veritas
7 1 (5.26%) ProCurve