The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 of England 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 106 65 94
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +29
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 42 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 2.30% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.56% 11.11% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 41 20
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £253 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £379 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.06%
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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
755 468 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.99% 20.72% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 288 380
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 35
Average hourly rate £35.20 £27.50 £29.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -5.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £36.00
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 of England

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Essex -7 23 £350 +26.12% 1
Cambridgeshire -21 10 £335 +11.66% 2
Suffolk -18 4 £344 +5.76% 1
Hertfordshire -6 3 £475 +52.00% 4
Norfolk +1 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 6
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (70.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (50.00%) .NET
4 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
5 36 (42.86%) SQL
6 34 (40.48%) C#
7 32 (38.10%) HTML
7 32 (38.10%) XML
7 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
9 27 (32.14%) Windows
10 22 (26.19%) Visual Studio
10 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (22.62%) Web Services
13 18 (21.43%) CSS
13 18 (21.43%) Ajax
14 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (17.86%) jQuery
15 14 (16.67%) MVC
15 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (16.67%) T-SQL
15 14 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 14 (16.67%) WCF
16 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
17 12 (14.29%) VB
17 12 (14.29%) IIS
17 12 (14.29%) Clustering
17 12 (14.29%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (14.29%) IIS
2 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.76%) Apache
6 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.57%) CMS
7 2 (2.38%) Papyrus
7 2 (2.38%) Node.js
7 2 (2.38%) Lync
8 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.19%) SAP Portal
8 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) Exstream
3 1 (1.19%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) SAN
2 8 (9.52%) Firewall
3 5 (5.95%) LAN
3 5 (5.95%) WAN
4 3 (3.57%) DNS
4 3 (3.57%) Wireless
5 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.38%) Intranet
5 2 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (1.19%) Broadband
6 1 (1.19%) DHCP
6 1 (1.19%) VPN
6 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 59 (70.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.52%) Ingres
6 7 (8.33%) MySQL
6 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.38%) DTS
9 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.76%) NUnit
4 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.19%) WebLOAD
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) .NET Developer
3 15 (17.86%) C# Developer
3 15 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (14.29%) DBA
5 10 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.71%) SQL DBA
6 9 (10.71%) VB Developer
7 7 (8.33%) Administrator
7 7 (8.33%) Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.00%) .NET
2 32 (38.10%) HTML
2 32 (38.10%) XML
3 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 19 (22.62%) Web Services
5 18 (21.43%) Ajax
5 18 (21.43%) CSS
6 15 (17.86%) jQuery
7 14 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 14 (16.67%) WCF
8 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (11.90%) XSLT
9 10 (11.90%) SOAP
10 7 (8.33%) ADO.NET
10 7 (8.33%) Silverlight
10 7 (8.33%) LINQ
11 6 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (7.14%) WPF
12 5 (5.95%) WF
13 4 (4.76%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Clustering
2 10 (11.90%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) W3C
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
3 2 (2.38%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.38%) EMC Centera
3 2 (2.38%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.38%) Celerra
3 2 (2.38%) Open Source
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 21 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 9 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 4 (4.76%) Linux
7 3 (3.57%) UNIX
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.19%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) MVC
2 8 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (9.52%) Migration
2 8 (9.52%) ITIL
3 7 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (5.95%) CRM
5 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.95%) Scrum
6 4 (4.76%) SOA
6 4 (4.76%) UML
6 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.57%) Workflow
7 3 (3.57%) OO
7 3 (3.57%) Network Management
7 3 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.57%) Change Control
7 3 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 36 (42.86%) SQL
3 34 (40.48%) C#
4 14 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 12 (14.29%) VB
6 11 (13.10%) VBA
7 10 (11.90%) VB6
7 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.14%) Java
9 2 (2.38%) VBScript
9 2 (2.38%) Python
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) MCSE
3 1 (1.19%) CCA
3 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.19%) MCTS
3 1 (1.19%) MCITP
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.33%) XenApp
3 5 (5.95%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Foglight
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.90%) HP
3 7 (8.33%) VMware
4 6 (7.14%) Citrix
5 5 (5.95%) Cisco
6 3 (3.57%) CA
7 2 (2.38%) NetApp
7 2 (2.38%) EMC
7 2 (2.38%) Altiris
7 2 (2.38%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.38%) Tableau
7 2 (2.38%) Exinda
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle
8 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
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