The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 131 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 16 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 2.52% 1.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 10.82% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 34
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%
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 of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
685 564 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.71% 23.26% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 293 376
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 28
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +43.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.86 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £50.45 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Essex -30 5 £425 +6.25% 1
Norfolk -9 4 £204 -32.08% 2
Hertfordshire -20 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -15 2 £388 +25.00%
Bedfordshire -26 2 £250 -9.09% 2
Suffolk - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (74.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (51.06%) SQL
4 19 (40.43%) Windows
5 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
6 16 (34.04%) Migration
6 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
11 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
11 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
12 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (17.02%) HTML
13 8 (17.02%) .NET
14 7 (14.89%) CSS
14 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (12.77%) jQuery
15 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
15 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (12.77%) DTS
15 6 (12.77%) Web Services
15 6 (12.77%) XML
15 6 (12.77%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
1 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (8.51%) JBoss
1 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Content Management Server
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) VLAN
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (74.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (12.77%) DTS
9 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
10 4 (8.51%) Ingres
10 4 (8.51%) DB2
11 3 (6.38%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (2.13%) MySQL
13 1 (2.13%) OLAP
13 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MyEclipse
1 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) DBA
3 10 (21.28%) SQL DBA
4 5 (10.64%) Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (8.51%) VB Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) HTML
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) CSS
3 6 (12.77%) jQuery
3 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 6 (12.77%) XML
4 5 (10.64%) Ajax
5 4 (8.51%) ICEfaces
5 4 (8.51%) Java EE
5 4 (8.51%) WCF
5 4 (8.51%) JSF
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.51%) JSP
5 4 (8.51%) Struts
6 3 (6.38%) UDDI
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.26%) XSLT
8 1 (2.13%) XHTML
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.51%) UNIX
6 1 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Migration
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.64%) OO
5 5 (10.64%) RAD
5 5 (10.64%) Change Management
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) High Availability
6 4 (8.51%) Web Development
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) ETL
7 3 (6.38%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
7 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Analytics
8 2 (4.26%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
4 6 (12.77%) C#
5 4 (8.51%) VB6
5 4 (8.51%) VBA
5 4 (8.51%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) VB
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) MCITP
3 3 (6.38%) MCTS
4 2 (4.26%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) MCDBA
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Tableau
4 2 (4.26%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) CA
5 1 (2.13%) Mitel
5 1 (2.13%) ProCurve