The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Cambridgeshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 65 53 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 1.23% 4.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 8.65% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 25
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +3.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
209 104 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.90% 14.23% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 55 100
Average daily rate £350 £330 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +1 2 £295 -21.33% 1
Cambridge -12 1 - - 2
Huntingdon - - - -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
5 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) ARCserve
7 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) CA
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) Network Management
8 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (20.00%) High Availability
8 3 (20.00%) Change Control
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LAN
1 5 (33.33%) WAN
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) UDDI
1 3 (20.00%) WCF
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) XSLT
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Management
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) RAD
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Altiris
4 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (6.67%) Exinda
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix