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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.31% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.81% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -50.00%

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
124 159 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.80% 16.65% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 108 111
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.02 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering

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 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Manager
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) DHTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Lumension
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware