The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Birmingham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 51 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.54% 2.12% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.80% 9.15% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
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£350 £394 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £252 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £423 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
125 142 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.56% 23.20% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 89 90
Average daily rate £325 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) vSphere
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) NetApp
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (18.75%) MDX
7 3 (18.75%) WCF
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) DTS
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) VB
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (12.50%) Data Security
8 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) DTS
5 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) OLAP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Applications Support
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Technician
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) MDX
2 3 (18.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ETL
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Data Security
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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