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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 68 57 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 2 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% 0.31% 4.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.25% 1.45% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 23
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£375 £284 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £261 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £307 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +36.36%
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
222 138 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.57% 21.20% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 92 126
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £45.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (25.00%) DTV
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VBA
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) BPEL
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) OCP
1 1 (12.50%) OCA
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle