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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 47 49 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 16 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.01% 2.35% 5.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.74% 12.86% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 30
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£276 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
183 140 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.96% 18.25% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 136
Average daily rate £369 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.89 £20.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 4 £358 -
Chester +4 3 £263 -12.50% 1
Warrington -18 1 - -
Crewe - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (72.41%) SQL
3 20 (68.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (62.07%) Windows
5 14 (48.28%) .NET
5 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (44.83%) Clustering
7 12 (41.38%) IIS
8 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
10 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
10 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
11 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (27.59%) DNS
11 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
11 8 (27.59%) MCSE
12 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 7 (24.14%) Finance
12 7 (24.14%) MCTS
12 7 (24.14%) MCITP
12 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
13 6 (20.69%) HTML
13 6 (20.69%) ETL
14 5 (17.24%) Replication
14 5 (17.24%) HTML5
14 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (41.38%) IIS
2 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 2 (6.90%) VLAN
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (68.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.34%) OLTP
6 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.34%) OLAP
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 3 (10.34%) QlikView
7 2 (6.90%) DTS
8 1 (3.45%) MS Access
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Moq
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) DBA
3 8 (27.59%) SQL DBA
4 5 (17.24%) Administrator
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 5 (17.24%) HTML5
3 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
4 4 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (6.90%) WCF
7 1 (3.45%) CSS
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.45%) Ajax
7 1 (3.45%) JSON
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Replication
3 4 (13.79%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (10.34%) NHS
4 3 (10.34%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.69%) ETL
3 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) TDD
3 4 (13.79%) MVVM
3 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Database Security
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
3 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (27.59%) MCSE
2 7 (24.14%) MCTS
2 7 (24.14%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber-Ark
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