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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 172 111 95
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 33 120 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 1.63% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.47% 7.04% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 80 100
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £503 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £51.30 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +11.94%
SQL Server 2005
London

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
1335 1704 1593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.57% 23.21% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1264 1177
Average daily rate £450 £450 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £18.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £59.87 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 84 (80.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (55.77%) SQL
4 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
5 40 (38.46%) .NET
5 40 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (34.62%) C#
7 35 (33.65%) T-SQL
8 34 (32.69%) Finance
9 31 (29.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (25.00%) MVC
11 25 (24.04%) Windows
12 23 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (21.15%) MS Excel
13 22 (21.15%) TDD
14 21 (20.19%) .NET Framework
14 21 (20.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
16 19 (18.27%) ETL
17 18 (17.31%) JavaScript
17 18 (17.31%) Banking
18 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
20 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (13.46%) HTML
20 14 (13.46%) Data Modelling
21 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
22 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
22 12 (11.54%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 11 (10.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.69%) IIS
2 8 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) Apache
6 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) LAN
1 6 (5.77%) WAN
2 4 (3.85%) Intranet
2 4 (3.85%) Internet
3 3 (2.88%) DMZ
3 3 (2.88%) Wireless
3 3 (2.88%) VoIP
3 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.88%) VPN
4 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 2 (1.92%) SMTP
4 2 (1.92%) HTTP
5 1 (0.96%) Firewall
5 1 (0.96%) SSH
5 1 (0.96%) NAS
5 1 (0.96%) DHCP
5 1 (0.96%) SSL
5 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 84 (80.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (29.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (20.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (7.69%) OLAP
11 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
11 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
12 5 (4.81%) DTS
12 5 (4.81%) Data Mining
12 5 (4.81%) OLTP
12 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.88%) Siebel EIM
13 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
13 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (2.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.73%) MSTest
3 7 (6.73%) NUnit
4 6 (5.77%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.92%) Moq
6 2 (1.92%) Subversion
6 2 (1.92%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.96%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.96%) ClearQuest
General
1 34 (32.69%) Finance
2 18 (17.31%) Banking
3 8 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.77%) Legal
5 5 (4.81%) Retail
6 4 (3.85%) Front Office
7 2 (1.92%) Back Office
7 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.92%) Billing
7 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.92%) International Banking
7 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.96%) Advertising
8 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (63.46%) Developer
2 21 (20.19%) SQL Developer
3 20 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 17 (16.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) DBA
6 11 (10.58%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.65%) SQL DBA
9 8 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Support Analyst
11 6 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (4.81%) WPF Developer
12 5 (4.81%) Consultant
13 4 (3.85%) Administrator
14 3 (2.88%) Applications Support
14 3 (2.88%) SQL Server DBA
14 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.46%) .NET
2 21 (20.19%) .NET Framework
3 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
4 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (13.46%) HTML
6 12 (11.54%) WPF
6 12 (11.54%) jQuery
7 10 (9.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 10 (9.62%) WCF
8 9 (8.65%) CSS
9 7 (6.73%) AngularJS
9 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (5.77%) XML
10 6 (5.77%) Ajax
11 5 (4.81%) MDX
11 5 (4.81%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (4.81%) HTML5
11 5 (4.81%) Web Services
12 4 (3.85%) Classic ASP
12 4 (3.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Clustering
1 9 (8.65%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.81%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.81%) Replication
3 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.88%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.92%) Derivative
4 2 (1.92%) Statistics
4 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.96%) Open Source
5 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.96%) Tandem
5 1 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.85%) UNIX
5 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.88%) Linux
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) MVC
2 23 (22.12%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (21.15%) TDD
4 19 (18.27%) ETL
5 14 (13.46%) Data Modelling
6 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.58%) ITIL
8 10 (9.62%) OO
8 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.65%) Data Transformation
9 9 (8.65%) Migration
10 8 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.73%) BDD
11 7 (6.73%) Scrum
11 7 (6.73%) Data Management
12 6 (5.77%) Time Management
13 5 (4.81%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (3.85%) Database Tuning
14 4 (3.85%) Database Security
14 4 (3.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 58 (55.77%) SQL
2 36 (34.62%) C#
3 35 (33.65%) T-SQL
4 18 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.62%) VB
6 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.73%) VBScript
8 6 (5.77%) VBA
9 3 (2.88%) C
10 2 (1.92%) XPath
10 2 (1.92%) X++
10 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.92%) XAML
10 2 (1.92%) Perl
10 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.62%) MCITP
3 9 (8.65%) MCTS
4 8 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.96%) MCSE
5 1 (0.96%) MCSA
5 1 (0.96%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) Basel III
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.88%) vSphere
3 3 (2.88%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.88%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.96%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.92%) SCOM
2 2 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.92%) Control-M
3 1 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.54%) VMware
3 10 (9.62%) Oracle
4 5 (4.81%) Citrix
4 5 (4.81%) Tableau
5 4 (3.85%) Telerik
5 4 (3.85%) Cisco
5 4 (3.85%) Informatica
6 3 (2.88%) Siebel
6 3 (2.88%) DataFlux
6 3 (2.88%) Mitel
7 2 (1.92%) BMC
7 2 (1.92%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.92%) Nintex
7 2 (1.92%) Trillium
7 2 (1.92%) Sybase
7 2 (1.92%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.92%) EMC
8 1 (0.96%) Intel
8 1 (0.96%) Juniper
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago