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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 146 182 125
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -57
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 32 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.55% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.76% 2.15% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 64
Median daily rate £461 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £221 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £598 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £28.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.58% +41.25%
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
794 1490 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.87% 25.51% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 1182 1072
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £17.88 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.30 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £102.00 £51.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (65.63%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) .NET
4 12 (37.50%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (34.38%) Finance
5 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (31.25%) C#
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
9 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
11 5 (15.63%) WPF
11 5 (15.63%) Back Office
11 5 (15.63%) Banking
11 5 (15.63%) Korn
11 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
11 5 (15.63%) VBA
11 5 (15.63%) Oracle
12 4 (12.50%) Linux
12 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (12.50%) TDD
12 4 (12.50%) MVC

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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) PowerExchange
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Misys Opics
1 2 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
1 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
1 2 (6.25%) Yammer
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Intranet
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (9.38%) MS Access
8 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (9.38%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (6.25%) MySQL
9 2 (6.25%) OLAP
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (6.25%) PowerCenter
9 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Back Office
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Consultant
2 6 (18.75%) DBA
2 6 (18.75%) SQL DBA
3 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (12.50%) WPF Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Sybase Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Informatica Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.63%) WPF
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) WinForms
6 2 (6.25%) MDX
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.13%) CSS
7 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.13%) HTML
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) WCF
7 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) EMC Centera
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
4 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
3 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) BDD
4 3 (9.38%) Data Management
4 3 (9.38%) High Availability
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) MVVM
4 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Data Validation
5 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (6.25%) Office Automation
5 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Korn
4 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
4 5 (15.63%) VBA
5 3 (9.38%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) C-shell
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) OCP
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) Sybase
3 3 (9.38%) Veritas
4 2 (6.25%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Infor
4 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) Misys
4 2 (6.25%) OpenLink
4 2 (6.25%) Sun
4 2 (6.25%) Tableau
4 2 (6.25%) Trayport
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) HubSpot
5 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.13%) Nintex
5 1 (3.13%) RedGate
5 1 (3.13%) Teradata