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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 106 118 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 41 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.32% 1.02% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.87% 4.18% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £429 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £41.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.68% +64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £41.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.10 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -20.00%
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
699 742 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.43% 24.45% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 459 299
Average daily rate £350 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 30
Average hourly rate £23.50 £31.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £68.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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
Essex +7 17 £325 -21.21% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 13 £311 +5.50%
Norfolk +5 6 £194 -
Bedfordshire +5 3 £400 +44.14%
Suffolk +11 1 £385 +4.05%
Hertfordshire -18 1 - - 2
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 24 (48.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (44.00%) SQL
5 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (30.00%) Finance
8 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
9 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (26.00%) SAN
10 13 (26.00%) Firewall
11 12 (24.00%) CODA
11 12 (24.00%) HP
11 12 (24.00%) Cisco
11 12 (24.00%) Cognos
12 11 (22.00%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (22.00%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 10 (20.00%) Change Control
13 10 (20.00%) VBA
13 10 (20.00%) SunGard
13 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.00%) VMware
13 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 15 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 15 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (6.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SunGard AvantGard
2 3 (6.00%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) SAN
1 13 (26.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) Wireless
3 8 (16.00%) LAN
3 8 (16.00%) WAN
4 7 (14.00%) DNS
5 5 (10.00%) IPv4
5 5 (10.00%) DHCP
5 5 (10.00%) VLAN
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.00%) PBX
8 2 (4.00%) Intranet
8 2 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (48.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (22.00%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (14.00%) MS Access
6 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (8.00%) DTS
9 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
11 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (2.00%) ProClarity
11 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (2.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 16 (32.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Financial Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Developer
6 6 (12.00%) DBA
6 6 (12.00%) Systems Support
6 6 (12.00%) SQL DBA
6 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Support Technician
8 3 (6.00%) Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Business Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) MDX
1 4 (8.00%) WCF
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) UDDI
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) HP Storage
2 6 (12.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 17 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.00%) Linux
6 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.00%) Fedora
7 3 (6.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (20.00%) Change Control
3 8 (16.00%) Network Management
4 6 (12.00%) High Availability
4 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) Change Management
7 3 (6.00%) ETL
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.00%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Database Security
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.00%) Software Licensing
9 1 (2.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (2.00%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) VBA
3 7 (14.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) VB6
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Cognos
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco
1 12 (24.00%) HP
1 12 (24.00%) CODA
2 10 (20.00%) VMware
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) SunGard
3 8 (16.00%) CA
4 5 (10.00%) Veeam
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle
6 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.00%) Dell
6 3 (6.00%) IBM
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix
8 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) Thunderhead
8 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.00%) Exinda
8 1 (2.00%) Altiris