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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 49 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 0.78% 6.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 7.69% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 26
Average daily rate
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- £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
113 39 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.20% 10.18% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 22 79
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
SQL Server 2005
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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 29 July 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%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
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%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle