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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 124 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 17 50 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 2.06% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.05% 9.14% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 45
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +30.52%
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
557 547 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.62% 22.56% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 313 388
Average daily rate £398 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.65% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 23
Average hourly rate £26.00 £33.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% +21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £14.50 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.87 £50.15 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Essex -13 5 £350 +22.80% 3
Norfolk +6 4 £204 -37.30%
Hertfordshire -7 4 £375 +15.38% 3
Bedfordshire -29 2 £250 +5.26% 3
Cambridgeshire -12 1 £220 -2.22% 2
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (61.11%) SQL
4 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (38.89%) Windows
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 11 (30.56%) Migration
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (13.89%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
10 5 (13.89%) .NET
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle
10 5 (13.89%) ETL
10 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (13.89%) SAN
10 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
10 5 (13.89%) Change Management
10 5 (13.89%) VMware
10 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (11.11%) Clustering
11 4 (11.11%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) Content Management Server
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) VLAN
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) Intranet
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (8.33%) DTS
10 2 (5.56%) OLAP
10 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.78%) MySQL
11 1 (2.78%) DB2
11 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (2.78%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) MyEclipse
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) DBA
3 10 (27.78%) SQL DBA
4 8 (22.22%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Data Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) WCF
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) UDDI
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) MDX
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) ICEfaces
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) Java EE
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Clustering
1 4 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (5.56%) Statistics
2 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Migration
2 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.89%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.89%) ETL
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) High Availability
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Data Management
7 2 (5.56%) Security Management
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) RAD
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (5.56%) MCDBA
1 2 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) Mitel