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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 57 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 1.74% 1.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 8.13% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £256 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -21.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.78%
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
148 123 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.05% 21.43% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 79 75
Average daily rate £368 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £9.00 £21.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% -41.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%

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
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 1 April 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) CRM
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) XHTML
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp