The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cambridge region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 40 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 4.18% 3.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.00% 21.62% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 10
Average daily rate £320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £243 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £300 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
100 74 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.47% 19.32% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 63
Average daily rate £300 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
Cambridgeshire

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 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau