The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 90 85 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 1.12% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.30% 4.74% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 11
Average daily rate
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£315 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +15.38%
SQL Server 2005
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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
305 380 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.06% 23.63% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 196 127
Average daily rate £325 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 44
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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
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 30 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £325 +32.65% 1
Northamptonshire +4 2 £300 - 3
Derbyshire 0 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - - 2
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (76.47%) C#
4 12 (70.59%) .NET
4 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 12 (70.59%) WCF
5 9 (52.94%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (41.18%) SOA
6 7 (41.18%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (29.41%) AppFabric
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) HTML
9 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.76%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) OOP
10 2 (11.76%) OO
10 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (11.76%) Ajax
10 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (11.76%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (52.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
1 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
1 12 (70.59%) WCF
2 7 (41.18%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) AppFabric
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) SOA
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) MVC
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
2 2 (11.76%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) UML
3 1 (5.88%) E-Procurement
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
3 1 (5.88%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) XAML
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO