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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / East of England
Rank 118 115 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.55% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 2.67% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 21
Median daily rate £313 £316 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.41%

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
397 487 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.45% 20.71% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 304 296
Median daily rate £415 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.49% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £36.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.68 £63.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +2 2 - -
Essex +1 1 £225 -35.71%
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £400 +13.07% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) Clustering
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL
7 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (22.73%) Advertising
10 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
11 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
11 3 (13.64%) Database Security
11 3 (13.64%) High Availability

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 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (13.64%) DTS
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.55%) MS Access
8 1 (4.55%) OLAP
8 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) DBA
2 11 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Access Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Database Security
2 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) ETL
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Information Management
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCDBA
2 2 (9.09%) OCP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds