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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 122 116 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 7 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.28% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.21% 1.89% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 24
Median daily rate - £294 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% -43.90%
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
331 370 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.73% 14.57% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 227 240
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.15% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £32.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) WSUS
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IMAP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MAPI
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) VCP5
2 2 (28.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (42.86%) ISA Server
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (14.29%) cPanel
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas