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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
London / City of London
Rank 147 132 142
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 17 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.55% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% 2.08% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 40
Median daily rate £436 £450 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.77% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.41%

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
852 817 1214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 26.53% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 638 963
Median daily rate £475 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 22 January 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) IIS
8 2 (16.67%) Legal
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) Intranet

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) ISDN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (8.33%) DTS
7 1 (8.33%) Informix
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Moq
1 1 (8.33%) MSTest
1 1 (8.33%) NUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DBA
3 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) iManage
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Reuters
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) Workday