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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 160 123 173
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +50
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 66 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 1.45% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 5.49% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 53 27
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £28.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-41.61% +42.50%
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
864 1202 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.64% 26.41% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 959 1034
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) WPF
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Veritas
8 3 (15.79%) Solaris
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) Sybase
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
9 2 (10.53%) Data Centre

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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
1 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.26%) ISDN
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (10.53%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (5.26%) Data Mart
8 1 (5.26%) Informix
8 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (5.26%) MS Access
8 1 (5.26%) MySQL
8 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Moq
1 1 (5.26%) MSTest
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
2 5 (26.32%) DBA
3 4 (21.05%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 4 (21.05%) WPF Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) WPF
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) WinForms
5 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) FMCG
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Solaris
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) ETL Development
5 1 (5.26%) Office Automation
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Korn
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) OCP
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Sybase
1 3 (15.79%) Veritas
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) RedGate
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Teradata