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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 116 107 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.99% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.36% 4.74% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 22
Median daily rate £320 £306 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £110 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £31.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.36% +55.12%
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
592 591 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.06% 20.88% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 325 487
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.59 £14.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £34.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £400 -5.88%
Suffolk +6 4 £318 -17.53% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £350 - 2
Essex -7 2 £219 -28.57% 3
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (26.92%) Clustering
9 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (19.23%) DTS
10 5 (19.23%) MCSE
10 5 (19.23%) SAN
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
11 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
11 4 (15.38%) SaaS
11 4 (15.38%) Data Transformation
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database

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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (19.23%) DTS
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (15.38%) OLAP
9 4 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
11 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) DBA
2 12 (46.15%) SQL DBA
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) MDX
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Data Transformation
3 4 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Database Mirroring
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Database Security
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Information Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCSE
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCA
2 2 (7.69%) CCENT
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCITP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.85%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
1 2 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Apple
5 2 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds