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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 153 148 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -51
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 42 66 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.77% 1.05% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 4.69% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 87
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +49.12%
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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
1341 1408 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.71% 22.37% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1034 1106
Average daily rate £450 £430 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -47.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (84.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (75.00%) SQL
4 50 (56.82%) .NET
4 50 (56.82%) C#
5 40 (45.45%) T-SQL
6 39 (44.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (36.36%) Windows
8 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
9 27 (30.68%) Finance
10 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET
11 20 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (21.59%) MS Excel
13 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
14 17 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (19.32%) WCF
14 17 (19.32%) WPF
15 16 (18.18%) ETL
15 16 (18.18%) VBA
16 15 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (17.05%) Banking
17 14 (15.91%) TDD
17 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (15.91%) Visual Studio
17 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (13.64%) HTML
19 11 (12.50%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.95%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (21.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Misys Midas
2 2 (2.27%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) SAN
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) FTP
2 2 (2.27%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) LDAP
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) Intranet
3 1 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 74 (84.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (44.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (12.50%) SSDT
9 10 (11.36%) MS Access
10 7 (7.95%) DTS
10 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
11 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (4.55%) QlikView
12 4 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
13 3 (3.41%) OLAP
14 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
14 2 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (1.14%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (15.91%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.82%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.41%) ERwin
4 3 (3.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.14%) WiX
5 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.14%) NUnit
General
1 27 (30.68%) Finance
2 15 (17.05%) Banking
3 11 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.55%) Billing
5 4 (4.55%) Front Office
5 4 (4.55%) Law
5 4 (4.55%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (63.64%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) SQL Developer
3 14 (15.91%) SQL DBA
3 14 (15.91%) DBA
4 13 (14.77%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.36%) ETL Developer
6 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.95%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (7.95%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.68%) UI Developer
10 5 (5.68%) Senior UI Developer
10 5 (5.68%) UI Programmer
11 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) .NET
2 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET
3 17 (19.32%) WCF
3 17 (19.32%) WPF
4 12 (13.64%) HTML
5 11 (12.50%) CSS
6 10 (11.36%) Web Services
7 9 (10.23%) jQuery
8 7 (7.95%) XML
9 6 (6.82%) Task Parallel Library
9 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.82%) SOAP
10 5 (5.68%) RESTful
10 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.55%) Ajax
12 3 (3.41%) XHTML
12 3 (3.41%) XSLT
12 3 (3.41%) WF
12 3 (3.41%) CSS3
12 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Clustering
2 8 (9.09%) Replication
3 7 (7.95%) Fixed Income
3 7 (7.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.55%) Statistics
6 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.27%) Derivative
7 2 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.27%) IVR
7 2 (2.27%) iSeries
7 2 (2.27%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.14%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.14%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.36%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.55%) UNIX
5 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (18.18%) ETL
4 14 (15.91%) TDD
5 9 (10.23%) OO
5 9 (10.23%) Scrum
6 8 (9.09%) Change Management
6 8 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (9.09%) MVC
7 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.82%) ATDD
8 6 (6.82%) Database Security
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.82%) BDD
8 6 (6.82%) MVVM
8 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.82%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (5.68%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.00%) SQL
2 50 (56.82%) C#
3 40 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.18%) VBA
6 7 (7.95%) VB
7 5 (5.68%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.68%) PHP
8 4 (4.55%) C
9 3 (3.41%) Java
9 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.41%) VB6
10 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.27%) RPG
11 1 (1.14%) Python
11 1 (1.14%) Perl
11 1 (1.14%) VBScript
11 1 (1.14%) XAML
11 1 (1.14%) XPath
11 1 (1.14%) Lua
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.27%) MCTS
3 2 (2.27%) MCITP
3 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.14%) MCSE
4 1 (1.14%) MCSA
4 1 (1.14%) MCSD
4 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) HL7
2 1 (1.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
3 1 (1.14%) XenApp
3 1 (1.14%) XenServer
3 1 (1.14%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Tableau
3 4 (4.55%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.55%) SAP
4 3 (3.41%) VMware
4 3 (3.41%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.27%) IBM
5 2 (2.27%) EMC
5 2 (2.27%) Cognos
5 2 (2.27%) Misys
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) Sybase
6 1 (1.14%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix
6 1 (1.14%) NetApp
6 1 (1.14%) CODA
6 1 (1.14%) Remedy
6 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) Blue Prism
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £23.26 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago