The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 60 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.14% 1.02% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.78% 4.39% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate £348 £330 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £360 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -23.52%
SQL Server 2005
South West

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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
173 205 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.64% 23.16% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 154 177
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £279 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) Kerberos
6 6 (37.50%) IIS
6 6 (37.50%) Migration
6 6 (37.50%) Nintex
7 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
7 5 (31.25%) Coaching
7 5 (31.25%) SDLC
7 5 (31.25%) Office 365
7 5 (31.25%) InfoPath
7 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
7 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (18.75%) Management Information System

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Kerberos
2 3 (18.75%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Access Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VBA Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blog
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Coaching
2 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
2 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Document Management
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) DBAmp
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Nintex
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Altiris
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) VMware