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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 100 81 114
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 25 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 2.10% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.79% 11.30% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 10
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£450 £375 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £248 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £470 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.48% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +7.14%
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
321 478 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.33% 18.63% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 224 180
Average daily rate £375 £364 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £533 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 9
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 2014. 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
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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
Reading -3 12 £378 -11.17% 2
Maidenhead -8 3 £400 +23.07% 1
Slough -5 1 - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (65.57%) Windows
3 37 (60.66%) Security Cleared
4 36 (59.02%) .NET
5 34 (55.74%) C#
6 33 (54.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (52.46%) SQL
7 32 (52.46%) ASP.NET
7 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
9 28 (45.90%) XML
9 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
10 25 (40.98%) SharePoint
11 22 (36.07%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (34.43%) Visual Studio
13 19 (31.15%) MS Office
13 19 (31.15%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
15 17 (27.87%) OLAP
15 17 (27.87%) T-SQL
15 17 (27.87%) Workflow
16 16 (26.23%) Web Development
17 15 (24.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 15 (24.59%) LDAP
17 15 (24.59%) DTS
17 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2000
18 14 (22.95%) SLA
18 14 (22.95%) Web Services
18 14 (22.95%) WCF
19 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 25 (40.98%) SharePoint
2 22 (36.07%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (14.75%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
4 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.28%) IIS
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Office
2 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) LDAP
2 8 (13.11%) DHCP
2 8 (13.11%) DNS
3 6 (9.84%) SAN
4 4 (6.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (54.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (31.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (27.87%) OLAP
5 15 (24.59%) DTS
5 15 (24.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (18.03%) IDOL
7 7 (11.48%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (6.56%) EDRMS
9 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 7
11 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
11 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.64%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (1.64%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 22 (36.07%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (14.75%) DBA
4 7 (11.48%) BizTalk Developer
5 6 (9.84%) SQL DBA
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.28%) Network Support
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (59.02%) .NET
2 32 (52.46%) ASP.NET
3 28 (45.90%) XML
4 15 (24.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 14 (22.95%) Web Services
5 14 (22.95%) WCF
6 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.48%) AppFabric
8 4 (6.56%) XSLT
9 3 (4.92%) WPF
9 3 (4.92%) WF
9 3 (4.92%) Silverlight
9 3 (4.92%) Ajax
9 3 (4.92%) ADO.NET
9 3 (4.92%) CAML
10 2 (3.28%) XSD
10 2 (3.28%) X-Windows
11 1 (1.64%) jQuery
11 1 (1.64%) Middleware
11 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (65.57%) Windows
2 32 (52.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Workflow
2 16 (26.23%) Web Development
3 10 (16.39%) Document Management
4 8 (13.11%) SOA
4 8 (13.11%) Migration
5 6 (9.84%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.92%) Content Management
7 3 (4.92%) UML
7 3 (4.92%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.92%) OO
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.28%) MVC
8 2 (3.28%) Change Management
9 1 (1.64%) Service Management
9 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.64%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) C
5 2 (3.28%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) XQuery
6 1 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
6 1 (1.64%) VBA
6 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Security Cleared
2 28 (45.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (13.11%) MCTS
5 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.64%) Degree
7 1 (1.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) SLA
2 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.28%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
3 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) WSUS
3 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.64%) Netcool
4 1 (1.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.64%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) Meridio
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 2 (3.28%) Dell
4 2 (3.28%) EMC
4 2 (3.28%) Symantec
4 2 (3.28%) CA
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) ESRI
5 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Cognos
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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