The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Bristol region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 67 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.38% 0.37% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 1.67% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£130 £475 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.63% +79.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
193 120 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.16% 21.94% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 75 85
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2005
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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 31 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Open Text
5 1 (16.67%) LiveLink

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) LiveLink
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (16.67%) MI Developer
4 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) BPEL
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) OCA
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Open Text
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle