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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 122 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 24 38 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 1.60% 2.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.08% 7.52% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 62
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£400 £338 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +11.94%
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
779 505 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.62% 21.21% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 288 383
Average daily rate £363 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 44
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.41 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.53 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £140.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Hertfordshire -13 9 £413 +22.22% 4
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £295 -21.33% 2
Essex -16 4 £438 +35.13% 2
Bedfordshire -20 3 £251 - 3
Suffolk -11 2 £370 +9.62%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (74.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.00%) SQL
4 20 (36.36%) Windows
5 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
6 18 (32.73%) HTML
6 18 (32.73%) .NET
7 16 (29.09%) C#
8 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 15 (27.27%) XML
8 15 (27.27%) Migration
9 13 (23.64%) Ajax
10 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
10 12 (21.82%) CSS
11 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (20.00%) WCF
11 11 (20.00%) jQuery
12 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 10 (18.18%) MVC
13 9 (16.36%) Web Services
13 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
13 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
14 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
14 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (12.73%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) Wireless
2 4 (7.27%) LAN
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) VoIP
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (74.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (21.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (12.73%) DTS
5 6 (10.91%) Ingres
5 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (7.27%) DB2
8 3 (5.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.82%) OLAP
10 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.27%) MyEclipse
2 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) Toad
4 1 (1.82%) MSTest
4 1 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.73%) DBA
3 7 (12.73%) SQL DBA
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 5 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) HTML
1 18 (32.73%) .NET
2 15 (27.27%) XML
3 13 (23.64%) Ajax
4 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
4 12 (21.82%) CSS
5 11 (20.00%) WCF
5 11 (20.00%) jQuery
6 9 (16.36%) Web Services
7 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
8 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (7.27%) ICEfaces
9 4 (7.27%) WPF
9 4 (7.27%) Silverlight
9 4 (7.27%) Java EE
9 4 (7.27%) XSLT
9 4 (7.27%) JSF
9 4 (7.27%) Struts
9 4 (7.27%) JSP
10 3 (5.45%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.27%) UNIX
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Migration
2 10 (18.18%) MVC
3 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.91%) OO
5 5 (9.09%) RAD
5 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) TDD
6 4 (7.27%) Web Development
6 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Network Management
6 4 (7.27%) High Availability
6 4 (7.27%) Analytics
6 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.45%) Change Control
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.45%) ETL
7 3 (5.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (40.00%) SQL
2 16 (29.09%) C#
3 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.91%) VB
4 6 (10.91%) VBA
4 6 (10.91%) VB6
5 4 (7.27%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) XAML
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) MCTS
2 4 (7.27%) MCITP
3 2 (3.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) CA
3 4 (7.27%) JBoss
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Tableau
5 2 (3.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.82%) Mitel
6 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.82%) Nintex
6 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.82%) NetApp
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix
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