The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 52 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.47% 0.54% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 2.13% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
SQL Server 2005
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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 Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
140 94 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.71% 25.41% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 72 54
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £79.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) T-SQL
3 13 (76.47%) XML
3 13 (76.47%) C#
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (64.71%) ETL
5 11 (64.71%) SOAP
5 11 (64.71%) Web Services
6 9 (52.94%) NHS
6 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (41.18%) Migration
7 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
8 6 (35.29%) Information Security
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (29.41%) .NET
9 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (29.41%) RESTful
10 3 (17.65%) WCF
10 3 (17.65%) HL7
10 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
11 2 (11.76%) Information Management
12 1 (5.88%) High Availability
12 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (29.41%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Software Developer
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Server Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.88%) DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) XML
2 11 (64.71%) SOAP
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) RESTful
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) NHS
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ETL
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
3 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
1 16 (94.12%) T-SQL
2 13 (76.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft