The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
London / City of London
Rank 152 128 147
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.78% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 2.83% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 33
Median daily rate £448 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £371 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
819 884 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.64% 27.65% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 710 970
Median daily rate £475 £485 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +11.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £22.34 £55.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.39% +126.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) iManage
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) SCOrch
7 2 (22.22%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (22.22%) Change Control
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (22.22%) SCCM
7 2 (22.22%) Legal
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Replication
7 2 (22.22%) Intranet
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) DTS
6 1 (11.11%) Informix
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Change Control
1 2 (22.22%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOrch
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) iManage
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Reuters
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) Workday