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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 127 98 72
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.069% 1.18% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 6.92% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 24 14
Average daily rate
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- £450 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +30.18%
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
322 477 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.18% 17.12% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 261 138
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
Average hourly rate £55.65 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.00% -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £17.50 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 2015. 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 2 - - 1
Slough - - - - 1
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) C#
6 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
6 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) OLAP
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (26.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (26.32%) ETL
8 5 (26.32%) Cognos
8 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
8 5 (26.32%) Cognos Query Studio
8 5 (26.32%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 5 (26.32%) Cognos Report Studio
8 5 (26.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (26.32%) Cognos Transformer

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) LiveCycle
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (31.58%) OLAP
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (26.32%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (26.32%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 5 (26.32%) Cognos Report Studio
5 5 (26.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (26.32%) Cognos Transformer
6 3 (15.79%) Data Mart
6 3 (15.79%) Star Schema
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (15.79%) EDRMS
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) MySQL
7 2 (10.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Cognos Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Access Developer
4 1 (5.26%) VBA Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) X-Windows
5 2 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (10.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (10.53%) XSLT
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Open Source
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 5 (26.32%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Workflow
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) V-Model
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) DSDM
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) VBScript
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) MCTS
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) DFS Replication
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
1 3 (15.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Cognos
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Dell
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) CA
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe
3 3 (15.79%) Symantec
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Meridio
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago