The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Cardiff 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 43 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.51% 0.81% 9.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.08% 5.26% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
96 38 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.43% 15.32% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 30 45
Average daily rate £300 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £284 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.88 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2005
South Wales

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 24 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCF

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft