The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 100 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 20 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 1.89% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.62% 11.44% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £333 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
356 402 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.21% 16.48% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 162 204
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 13
Average hourly rate £187.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+514.75% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
SQL Server 2005
South East

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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
Reading -1 11 £313 -26.47% 1
Bracknell -1 1 - -
Slough -4 1 - - 1
Maidenhead -5 1 - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (65.63%) .NET
3 40 (62.50%) C#
4 39 (60.94%) Windows
5 38 (59.38%) SQL
6 35 (54.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
7 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET
8 33 (51.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
10 27 (42.19%) Visual Studio
11 26 (40.63%) XML
11 26 (40.63%) SharePoint
12 23 (35.94%) T-SQL
13 22 (34.38%) SharePoint Server
13 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
13 22 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (32.81%) MS Office
15 19 (29.69%) OLAP
15 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
15 19 (29.69%) Workflow
16 18 (28.13%) Web Development
17 15 (23.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 15 (23.44%) WCF
17 15 (23.44%) DTS
17 15 (23.44%) LDAP
18 14 (21.88%) SLA
18 14 (21.88%) Web Services
19 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
19 12 (18.75%) Meridio

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (40.63%) SharePoint
2 22 (34.38%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.38%) IIS
5 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.13%) CMS
7 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Office
2 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) LDAP
2 5 (7.81%) DHCP
2 5 (7.81%) DNS
2 5 (7.81%) SAN
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (54.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (29.69%) OLAP
5 15 (23.44%) DTS
6 12 (18.75%) IDOL
7 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (6.25%) EDRMS
9 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.69%) Cognos Query Studio
10 3 (4.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 3 (4.69%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (4.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (4.69%) Cognos Transformer
11 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Military
2 1 (1.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) DBA
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Network Support
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) .NET
2 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 26 (40.63%) XML
4 15 (23.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 15 (23.44%) WCF
5 14 (21.88%) Web Services
6 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 6 (9.38%) XSD
8 4 (6.25%) XSLT
8 4 (6.25%) Ajax
8 4 (6.25%) AppFabric
9 3 (4.69%) CAML
9 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET
9 3 (4.69%) WPF
9 3 (4.69%) WF
9 3 (4.69%) Silverlight
10 2 (3.13%) jQuery
10 2 (3.13%) HTML
10 2 (3.13%) Middleware
11 1 (1.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Clustering
1 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.13%) UNIX
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Workflow
2 18 (28.13%) Web Development
3 11 (17.19%) Document Management
4 6 (9.38%) SOA
5 5 (7.81%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) ETL
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.25%) MVC
6 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.69%) Content Management
7 3 (4.69%) UML
7 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.69%) OO
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL
8 2 (3.13%) Change Management
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.13%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.56%) Revenue Management
9 1 (1.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) C#
2 38 (59.38%) SQL
3 23 (35.94%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.94%) C
5 6 (9.38%) C++
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.56%) XQuery
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Security Cleared
2 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.50%) MCTS
5 5 (7.81%) MCSE
6 4 (6.25%) MCSD
6 4 (6.25%) Degree
6 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.56%) Netcool
2 1 (1.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.56%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Meridio
3 3 (4.69%) Cognos
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) ESRI