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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 60 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.91% 0.44% 2.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.92% 1.84% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £359 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +6.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £454 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +49.12%
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 Bristol region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
204 217 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.26% 24.06% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 171 97
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 27 April 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 15 (78.95%) .NET
4 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 14 (73.68%) VB.NET
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
5 13 (68.42%) MS Access
5 13 (68.42%) HTML
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 12 (63.16%) Java
6 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
7 11 (57.89%) CSS
7 11 (57.89%) Scrum
7 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (57.89%) TDD
7 11 (57.89%) V-Model
7 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
7 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (57.89%) Open Source
8 10 (52.63%) VBA
8 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
9 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
10 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (42.11%) Data Analysis
11 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (36.84%) MS Project
12 6 (31.58%) C#

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) MS Access
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (15.79%) DTS
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Programmer
3 7 (36.84%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (5.26%) VB Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
4 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 11 (57.89%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Scrum
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (57.89%) TDD
1 11 (57.89%) V-Model
1 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
2 8 (42.11%) Data Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) VB.NET
3 12 (63.16%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) VBA
5 6 (31.58%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
7 2 (10.53%) VB
7 2 (10.53%) VB6
8 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Adobe
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy