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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 49 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% - 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.05% - 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£365 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.15% -
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
Cambridgeshire

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
99 104 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.38% 25.06% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 83 23
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -5.00%

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 6 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) Intranet
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) IIS
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) Fedora
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) IPv4
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) MCSA

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
2 2 (22.22%) Project Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Project Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Fedora
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam