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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 32 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.49% 6.25% 3.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 18.03% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
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£350 £225 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -45.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +22.22%
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
59 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 29.21% 34.66% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 31
Average daily rate £255 £260 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £385 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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 22 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Database Security
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) DTS
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) VPN

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) DTS
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Database Security
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) EPiServer