The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - 40 37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.31% 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.67% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 15
Average daily rate
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- £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +24.00%
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 Cambridge region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
51 60 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.18% 18.75% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +23.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows SharePoint Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft