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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 140 124 99
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 46 78 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.93% 1.30% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 5.38% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 82
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£400 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.00%
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
1149 1450 1395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.17% 24.25% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1077 1085
Average daily rate £428 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 £94.25 £49.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.80% +92.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (87.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (85.71%) SQL
4 41 (53.25%) T-SQL
5 37 (48.05%) .NET
5 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
6 36 (46.75%) C#
7 35 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (41.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (36.36%) Finance
10 27 (35.06%) Windows
11 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET
11 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
14 14 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (16.88%) WCF
15 13 (16.88%) ETL
15 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
15 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
16 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (12.99%) Clustering
18 10 (12.99%) Scrum
18 10 (12.99%) VBA
19 9 (11.69%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (11.69%) IIS
1 9 (11.69%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.90%) Markit EDM
3 2 (2.60%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (2.60%) Misys Midas
4 1 (1.30%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
1 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) SSH
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
2 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) DHCP
2 2 (2.60%) FTP
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (87.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (41.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (19.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (11.69%) SSDT
10 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (10.39%) MS Access
11 7 (9.09%) DTS
12 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
13 5 (6.49%) Data Mining
14 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
14 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
15 3 (3.90%) OLAP
16 2 (2.60%) QlikView
16 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.90%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) NUnit
5 2 (2.60%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.60%) ERwin
6 1 (1.30%) WiX
6 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.49%) Front Office
4 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.19%) Billing
5 4 (5.19%) Law
5 4 (5.19%) Legal
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Advertising
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Developer
2 13 (16.88%) SQL DBA
2 13 (16.88%) DBA
3 11 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (11.69%) ETL Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Administrator
9 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (3.90%) RAD Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.05%) .NET
2 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET
3 13 (16.88%) WCF
4 8 (10.39%) jQuery
4 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (10.39%) CSS
4 8 (10.39%) Web Services
5 7 (9.09%) XML
5 7 (9.09%) WPF
5 7 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.79%) HTML
7 3 (3.90%) SOAP
7 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (3.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (3.90%) RESTful
7 3 (3.90%) MDX
8 2 (2.60%) Ajax
8 2 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Clustering
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Replication
4 4 (5.19%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.90%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) Derivative
6 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.60%) iSeries
6 2 (2.60%) IVR
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) Equities
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Vista
5 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.19%) UNIX
6 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.30%) Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.88%) ETL
4 10 (12.99%) Scrum
5 9 (11.69%) MVC
5 9 (11.69%) Change Management
5 9 (11.69%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 8 (10.39%) Database Security
6 8 (10.39%) BDD
6 8 (10.39%) ITIL
7 7 (9.09%) OO
7 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.79%) ATDD
9 5 (6.49%) CRM
9 5 (6.49%) Migration
9 5 (6.49%) Analytics
9 5 (6.49%) High Availability
9 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (85.71%) SQL
2 41 (53.25%) T-SQL
3 36 (46.75%) C#
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.99%) VBA
6 7 (9.09%) C
7 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.19%) XPath
8 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.90%) Java
9 3 (3.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.60%) XAML
10 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.60%) RPG
10 2 (2.60%) VB
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) Python
11 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.49%) MCITP
2 4 (5.19%) MCTS
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) MCSA
3 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.30%) Firmware
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Cognos
4 3 (3.90%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.60%) Misys
5 2 (2.60%) CODA
5 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.30%) Splunk
6 1 (1.30%) Tableau
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.30%) SimCorp
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