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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 91 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.18% 1.38% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.99% 6.49% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 14
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£325 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £227 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £329 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +30.52%
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
303 339 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.45% 21.27% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 178 138
Average daily rate £336 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £220 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.47% -6.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 +2 1 £325 +18.18% 4
Northamptonshire -25 1 £135 -49.05% 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) XAML
7 2 (22.22%) Ajax
7 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (22.22%) OOP
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) XML
8 1 (11.11%) CSS
8 1 (11.11%) HP
8 1 (11.11%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (22.22%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) MVC
1 2 (22.22%) OOP
1 2 (22.22%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) XAML
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO