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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 95 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 25 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.66% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.40% 9.57% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £247 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £468 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
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 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +11.94%
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
338 439 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.73% 17.32% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 183 186
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 12
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 August 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 August 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 0 14 £375 -10.44% 2
Maidenhead -3 1 £338 -25.00%
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 29 August 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 41 (64.06%) Windows
3 40 (62.50%) .NET
4 39 (60.94%) Security Cleared
5 38 (59.38%) C#
6 36 (56.25%) SQL
6 36 (56.25%) ASP.NET
7 34 (53.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
9 32 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (46.88%) XML
10 30 (46.88%) SC Cleared
11 27 (42.19%) SharePoint
12 24 (37.50%) Visual Studio
12 24 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
13 21 (32.81%) MS Office
14 20 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 19 (29.69%) T-SQL
15 19 (29.69%) MS Excel
15 19 (29.69%) Workflow
16 18 (28.13%) Web Development
16 18 (28.13%) OLAP
17 17 (26.56%) LDAP
17 17 (26.56%) DTS
17 17 (26.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
18 15 (23.44%) SLA
18 15 (23.44%) Web Services
19 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2000
19 14 (21.88%) WCF
20 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (42.19%) SharePoint
2 24 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (14.06%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
5 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
8 2 (3.13%) IIS
8 2 (3.13%) CMS
9 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
9 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
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) LDAP
2 6 (9.38%) DHCP
2 6 (9.38%) DNS
3 5 (7.81%) SAN
4 4 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (53.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (28.13%) OLAP
5 17 (26.56%) DTS
6 14 (21.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (20.31%) IDOL
8 7 (10.94%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (6.25%) EDRMS
10 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
10 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.56%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (15.63%) DBA
4 7 (10.94%) BizTalk Developer
5 6 (9.38%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.13%) Network Support
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (62.50%) .NET
2 36 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 30 (46.88%) XML
4 17 (26.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 15 (23.44%) Web Services
6 14 (21.88%) WCF
7 13 (20.31%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.94%) AppFabric
9 4 (6.25%) Ajax
9 4 (6.25%) XSLT
10 3 (4.69%) WPF
10 3 (4.69%) WF
10 3 (4.69%) Silverlight
10 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET
10 3 (4.69%) CAML
11 2 (3.13%) HTML
11 2 (3.13%) XSD
11 2 (3.13%) jQuery
12 1 (1.56%) Middleware
12 1 (1.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (64.06%) Windows
2 32 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.38%) Windows 8
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Workflow
2 18 (28.13%) Web Development
3 12 (18.75%) Document Management
4 8 (12.50%) Migration
4 8 (12.50%) SOA
5 6 (9.38%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.25%) MVC
6 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.69%) UML
7 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.69%) OO
7 3 (4.69%) Content Management
8 2 (3.13%) Change Management
8 2 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.56%) Network Management
9 1 (1.56%) Change Control
9 1 (1.56%) Database Security
9 1 (1.56%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) C#
2 36 (56.25%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.69%) C
6 2 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) XQuery
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (60.94%) Security Cleared
2 30 (46.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (12.50%) MCTS
5 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) MCSE
7 1 (1.56%) MCSD
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) SLA
2 4 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.56%) Netcool
3 1 (1.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.56%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) Meridio
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Citrix
4 1 (1.56%) ESRI
4 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
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