The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 75 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 22 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 2.01% 1.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.73% 9.59% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 16
Average daily rate £295 £265 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% +7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £234 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
384 271 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.94% 20.94% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 162 146
Average daily rate £320 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 15 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £17.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.25 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the East Midlands region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -6 12 £300 +15.38% 5
Nottinghamshire -11 3 - - 2
Leicestershire -21 1 £265 - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £265 - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (94.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (65.79%) .NET
3 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
4 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 18 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (42.11%) T-SQL
6 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (36.84%) C#
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (28.95%) DTS
10 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
10 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
11 9 (23.68%) VBA
11 9 (23.68%) VB
11 9 (23.68%) VB6
12 8 (21.05%) XML
12 8 (21.05%) Windows
12 8 (21.05%) WCF
13 7 (18.42%) Ajax
13 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
14 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
15 5 (13.16%) HTML
15 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (13.16%) MVC
15 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (10.53%) AppFabric
16 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
16 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Server

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (94.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (28.95%) DTS
7 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Law
1 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Developer
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Developer
3 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Systems Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) .NET
1 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
2 8 (21.05%) XML
2 8 (21.05%) WCF
3 7 (18.42%) Ajax
4 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (10.53%) AppFabric
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 2 (5.26%) jQuery
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
7 1 (2.63%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) NHS
1 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) MVC
2 4 (10.53%) SOA
2 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.63%) Change Management
3 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
3 1 (2.63%) E-Procurement
3 1 (2.63%) TDD
3 1 (2.63%) Logistics
3 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
3 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.63%) Database Tuning
3 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) T-SQL
3 14 (36.84%) C#
4 10 (26.32%) VB.NET
5 9 (23.68%) VBA
5 9 (23.68%) VB6
5 9 (23.68%) VB
6 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.89%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Altiris
3 1 (2.63%) Advent
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Dell
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle