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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 29 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.29% 6.99% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.48% 18.06% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £286 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -19.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +18.86%
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
61 72 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 28.64% 38.71% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 48
Average daily rate £320 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £274 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £404 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £175.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Replication
4 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) N-Tier

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DBA
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server DBA
1 7 (63.64%) SQL DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Senior DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Senior SQL DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Replication
2 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) F5