The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 52 63 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 16 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.12% 0.57% 2.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.32% 2.05% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 12
Average daily rate
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£364 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +15.45%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
155 195 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.56% 27.98% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 72 51
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.86%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 June 2015. 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
Peterborough +10 7 £225 -
Cambridge - 6 £365 -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 9 (39.13%) HP
6 9 (39.13%) ITIL
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
7 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (30.43%) Intranet
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
8 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
8 7 (30.43%) Change Control
9 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco
9 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
9 6 (26.09%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) Wireless
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (26.09%) Project Management
10 5 (21.74%) ARCserve

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.35%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Intranet
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Wireless
3 5 (21.74%) SAN
3 5 (21.74%) LAN
3 5 (21.74%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) IPv4
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.35%) DTS
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Systems Support
5 4 (17.39%) Systems Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Project Leader
7 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Developer
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Leader
7 2 (8.70%) DBA
8 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
8 1 (4.35%) Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) WCF
2 2 (8.70%) UDDI
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Fedora
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Change Control
3 6 (26.09%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Network Management
5 4 (17.39%) High Availability
6 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.70%) Database Security
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) ETL
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB6
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) MCDBA
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) CA
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Altiris
7 1 (4.35%) Exinda
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) Riverbed