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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 68 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.27% 1.77% 2.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 8.27% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.91% -9.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £29.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.23% +17.00%
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
129 133 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.46% 21.45% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 49 106
Average daily rate £400 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +95.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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
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 26 November 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 0 2 £388 +55.00% 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Huntingdon - - - -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) UDDI
4 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (37.50%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
1 3 (37.50%) UDDI
2 1 (12.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) RAD
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) CA