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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 62 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.76% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.32% 4.31% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £338 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.41%
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

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
152 116 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.62% 17.58% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 79 80
Median daily rate £400 £421 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.04% +20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £18.20 £24.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.73% +88.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 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
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 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Cognos
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (25.00%) Power BI

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Power BI
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft