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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 88 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.33% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.00% 1.72% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £300 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £312 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
SQL Server 2005
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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
367 291 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.77% 19.46% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 138 194
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 17
Average hourly rate £12.75 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Leicestershire - 4 £288 - 1
Nottinghamshire -8 3 £375 +19.04% 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £205 - 1
Derbyshire -2 1 £305 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
4 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (47.62%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco
6 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 6 (28.57%) HP Storage
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 6 (28.57%) HP
7 6 (28.57%) Wireless
7 6 (28.57%) Migration
7 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Intranet
8 4 (19.05%) Internet
8 4 (19.05%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 4 (19.05%) Lync
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (9.52%) IIS
5 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) Intranet
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 2 (9.52%) IPv4
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) PBX
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.76%) VLDB
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) DBA
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) VB Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) jQuery
1 3 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) HP Storage
2 4 (19.05%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
1 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Network Management
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
4 2 (9.52%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) VB6
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Altiris
3 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
3 4 (19.05%) Exinda
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) CA