The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 18 April 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 Cheshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 60 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 2.13% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.75% 11.43% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
Average daily rate £350 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £323 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £449 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
160 140 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.91% 18.64% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 79 62
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -14 4 £224 -46.56%
Warrington -6 3 £358 +2.14% 2
Knutsford - 3 £270 - 1
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - -
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) HTML
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) IIS
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (20.00%) HTML5
8 4 (20.00%) MVVM
8 4 (20.00%) Moq
8 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (20.00%) Replication
8 4 (20.00%) Clustering
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) VLAN
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) DTS
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (5.00%) MS Access
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (20.00%) Moq
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) DBA
3 7 (35.00%) SQL DBA
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
7 1 (5.00%) Middleware
7 1 (5.00%) XSL
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) TDD
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) MVVM
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
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