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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 159 137 156
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 21 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.61% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 2.42% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 45
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £535 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 £23.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.74%
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
897 869 1328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.22% 25.06% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 709 1062
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

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 4 December 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) Unix
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Computer Science

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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) ISDN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (7.69%) Informix
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Moq
1 1 (7.69%) MSTest
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
4 2 (15.38%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (15.38%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Communications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) 802.1X
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) Classic ASP
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) OCP
3 1 (7.69%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas
2 1 (7.69%) Workday