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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 73 68 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.36% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 1.46% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£270 £475 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.15% +27.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -20.00%
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
198 206 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.55% 24.55% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 157 64
Average daily rate £363 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 30 June 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (75.00%) VBA
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) MS Access
3 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) V-Model
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (75.00%) Office Automation
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) MS Project
5 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) C#

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (12.50%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) MS Access
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) MI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
1 6 (75.00%) V-Model
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
1 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (75.00%) Office Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (75.00%) VBA
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle