The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - - 1.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% -43.90%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

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 East Anglia region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 30.77% 26.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £488 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -23.07%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Anglia 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 East Anglia

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the East Anglia region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia