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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 117 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 12 44 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 1.48% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.28% 6.17% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £215 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -43.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £28.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.58% +41.25%
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
526 713 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.19% 23.93% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 408 444
Median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 29
Median hourly rate £34.50 £23.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.80% -24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £19.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +27 8 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £295 -18.62% 1
Essex -12 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (19.05%) ETL
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) OLAP
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) High Availability
10 4 (19.05%) MDX
10 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (19.05%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
11 3 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (19.05%) OLAP
7 4 (19.05%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (14.29%) DTS
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
10 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (4.76%) MySQL
10 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
10 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Advertising
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) DBA
1 8 (38.10%) SQL DBA
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) MDX
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) ETL
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 3 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) CCA
3 1 (4.76%) CCENT
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco