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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 167 144 165
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 64 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 1.18% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 4.37% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 49 32
Median daily rate £461 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.25% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.28 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-59.75% +65.00%
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
870 1464 1391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.14% 26.92% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 1151 1034
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £27.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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
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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) .NET
5 10 (47.62%) C#
6 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (38.10%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (28.57%) WPF
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
10 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 3 (14.29%) TDD
11 3 (14.29%) Banking
11 3 (14.29%) Back Office
11 3 (14.29%) MVC
11 3 (14.29%) Web Services
12 2 (9.52%) Solaris

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 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
1 2 (9.52%) OneDrive
1 2 (9.52%) Yammer
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.76%) ISDN
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (9.52%) MS Access
7 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (9.52%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (4.76%) Big Data
8 1 (4.76%) Data Mart
8 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 1 (4.76%) MySQL
8 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Moq
1 1 (4.76%) MSTest
1 1 (4.76%) NUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# WPF Developer
3 5 (23.81%) WPF Developer
4 4 (19.05%) DBA
4 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (9.52%) Sybase Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior WPF Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) WPF
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 2 (9.52%) WinForms
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
6 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.76%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) BDD
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
4 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (9.52%) MVVM
4 2 (9.52%) Office Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) ETL Development
5 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) Korn
5 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.52%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) OCP
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.76%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Sybase
2 2 (9.52%) Veritas
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) RedGate
3 1 (4.76%) Teradata