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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 42 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.52% 0.54% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.38% 2.11% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£331 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -20.00%
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
137 95 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.68% 25.75% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 32
Average daily rate £328 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) ETL
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) XML
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (55.00%) SOAP
4 11 (55.00%) Web Services
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (45.00%) NHS
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
6 7 (35.00%) Migration
7 6 (30.00%) Information Security
8 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) RESTful
8 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (20.00%) Clustering
10 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (15.00%) WCF

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) SOAP
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) RESTful
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) NHS
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ETL
2 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Information Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 13 (65.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) HL7
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cognos