The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 55 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 2.34% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.41%
SQL Server 2005
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
140 171 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.01% 17.07% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 121 81
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -51.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +2 1 £325 -13.33%
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Lumension
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) MDX
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Lumension
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware