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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 69 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.80% 2.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.42% 3.90% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 15
Median daily rate £447 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £355 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £395 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.89 £30.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-54.82% +53.75%
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
165 154 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.26% 20.59% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 99 78
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (60.00%) ETL
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (40.00%) .NET
7 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (40.00%) C#
7 4 (40.00%) HTML
7 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 4 (40.00%) CSS
7 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (40.00%) MVC
7 4 (40.00%) jQuery
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (30.00%) HTML5
8 3 (30.00%) CSS3
8 3 (30.00%) Selenium
8 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) IMAP
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) MySQL
7 1 (10.00%) Power BI
7 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SSAS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Fedora
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) CODA
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam