The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - 38 22
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.56% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.48% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £224 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -46.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +51.78%
SQL Server 2005
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
45 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.37% 28.52% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 13
Average daily rate £401 £316 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.64% -18.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £217 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester