The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 75 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.52% 0.95% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 4.35% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £394 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +7.14%
SQL Server 2005
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
180 230 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.45% 21.82% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 130 111
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £301 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £20.75 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.87% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 5 £325 -12.16% 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) UNIX
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) TIBCO
6 6 (31.58%) TIBCO Hawk
6 6 (31.58%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (31.58%) Staffware
6 6 (31.58%) Workflow
6 6 (31.58%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (31.58%) TIBCO iProcess
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) VB
8 4 (21.05%) Ant
8 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
9 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (31.58%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (10.53%) Papyrus
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (31.58%) Staffware
1 6 (31.58%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (10.53%) Exstream
3 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) IPsec
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.26%) OLTP
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Ant
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.26%) MyEclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Moq
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) MI Developer
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) WCF
4 3 (15.79%) LINQ
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) HTML
5 2 (10.53%) MDX
6 1 (5.26%) Java EE
6 1 (5.26%) ICEfaces
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) JSF
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Workflow
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) SOA
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) VB
3 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (10.53%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (5.26%) Java
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) TIBCO
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) RedPrairie
5 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco