The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 50 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.22% 2.27% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.52% 12.14% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 10
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £398 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
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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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
138 140 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.78% 18.72% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 89 116
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -66.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Birmingham region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Birmingham region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (38.46%) ETL
6 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (30.77%) C#
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 2 (15.38%) Migration
9 2 (15.38%) Replication
9 2 (15.38%) MVC
9 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 2 (15.38%) XML
9 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 2 (15.38%) CRM
9 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) jQuery

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) QlikView
8 1 (7.69%) MySQL
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
3 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Sybase DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) MDX
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco