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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 158 167 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -48
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 40 35 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.60% 1.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.84% 2.61% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 79
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£475 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £535 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
SQL Server 2005
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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
1407 1340 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 26.18% 23.05% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 993 1255
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.91 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.42% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £22.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £51.49 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (82.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (78.08%) SQL
4 36 (49.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (41.10%) T-SQL
6 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
7 27 (36.99%) .NET
7 27 (36.99%) Finance
8 25 (34.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (30.14%) C#
10 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
11 19 (26.03%) Windows
11 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (26.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (24.66%) Banking
13 15 (20.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (20.55%) Oracle
13 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
13 15 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (19.18%) Clustering
15 12 (16.44%) Replication
15 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
15 12 (16.44%) ITIL
15 12 (16.44%) VBA
16 11 (15.07%) HTML
16 11 (15.07%) ETL
17 10 (13.70%) UNIX
17 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (6.85%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) PowerExchange
2 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.37%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (20.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (2.74%) Sage BI
2 1 (1.37%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) SAN
2 3 (4.11%) NAS
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (82.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (49.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (34.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 19 (26.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (20.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (20.55%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
7 9 (12.33%) Relational Database
8 8 (10.96%) MS Access
9 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
9 6 (8.22%) DTS
10 5 (6.85%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (5.48%) QlikView
11 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (4.11%) PowerCenter
13 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) Toad
4 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.37%) Moq
5 1 (1.37%) ERwin
5 1 (1.37%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 18 (24.66%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) DBA
3 15 (20.55%) SQL DBA
4 12 (16.44%) Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (13.70%) SQL Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (9.59%) C# Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Administrator
9 5 (6.85%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Data Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.48%) WPF Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Senior SQL Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Designer
11 3 (4.11%) Server Administrator
11 3 (4.11%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) .NET
2 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
3 11 (15.07%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) CSS
4 9 (12.33%) Web Services
4 9 (12.33%) WCF
5 8 (10.96%) WPF
6 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (6.85%) jQuery
7 5 (6.85%) XHTML
8 4 (5.48%) XML
9 3 (4.11%) WinForms
9 3 (4.11%) Ajax
9 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.74%) MDX
10 2 (2.74%) WF
10 2 (2.74%) LINQ
10 2 (2.74%) XSLT
10 2 (2.74%) SOAP
10 2 (2.74%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Clustering
2 12 (16.44%) Replication
3 4 (5.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 4 (5.48%) Fixed Income
4 3 (4.11%) EMC Centera
4 3 (4.11%) CMDB
4 3 (4.11%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.37%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.03%) Windows
2 10 (13.70%) UNIX
2 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (12.33%) Linux
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.85%) Solaris
6 3 (4.11%) AIX
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (16.44%) ITIL
4 11 (15.07%) ETL
5 10 (13.70%) TDD
6 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (9.59%) MVC
7 6 (8.22%) Project Management
7 6 (8.22%) Scrum
8 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.48%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Data Management
9 4 (5.48%) Content Management
9 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.48%) High Availability
9 4 (5.48%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (5.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (78.08%) SQL
2 30 (41.10%) T-SQL
3 22 (30.14%) C#
4 12 (16.44%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.44%) VBA
5 8 (10.96%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.85%) VB
7 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.11%) Korn
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) C-shell
9 2 (2.74%) VBScript
9 2 (2.74%) VB6
10 1 (1.37%) Lua
10 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.37%) Python
10 1 (1.37%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.74%) MCDBA
5 1 (1.37%) MCSD
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (2.74%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) EMC
3 4 (5.48%) Remedy
4 3 (4.11%) Informatica
4 3 (4.11%) Cognos
4 3 (4.11%) Sybase
4 3 (4.11%) Veritas
4 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.11%) CODA
5 2 (2.74%) Sage
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
City of London
Sanderson
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 18 days ago