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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / East of England
Rank 109 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.96% 2.48% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 17
Median daily rate £400 £245 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £316 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -42.14%

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
372 443 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.80% 18.72% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 270 317
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 22
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £35.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +33.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £38.30 £20.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £63.00 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £406 +59.31%
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Norfolk +11 2 - -
Essex -4 2 £400 +14.28% 1
Suffolk -5 1 £255 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (70.83%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (54.17%) Windows
5 12 (50.00%) Clustering
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (45.83%) ITIL
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) VMware
8 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
10 7 (29.17%) High Availability
10 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
11 6 (25.00%) MCSE
11 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (25.00%) SAN
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (20.83%) Advertising
12 5 (20.83%) Migration
12 5 (20.83%) Oracle
12 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
13 4 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (16.67%) Active Directory

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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (12.50%) DTS
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) DBA
2 16 (66.67%) SQL DBA
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Senior SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) High Availability
3 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Database Security
5 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.50%) Information Management
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) ETL
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (12.50%) MCDBA
4 3 (12.50%) MCITP
4 3 (12.50%) OCP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 4 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy