The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 29 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.68% 3.01% 3.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.96% 14.29% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.04%
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 £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -20.00%
SQL Server 2005
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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 Bradford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
67 35 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 29.91% 21.08% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 41
Average daily rate £300 £319 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) WCF
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Replication
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) OLTP
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) DBA
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (41.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) WCF
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) B2C
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft