The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East of England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 118 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 31 41 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 1.72% 3.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.23% 8.32% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 70
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £385 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
733 493 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.15% 20.63% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 297 406
Average daily rate £358 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 54
Average hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £17.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 8 £413 +17.85% 2
Bedfordshire -16 8 £278 -20.71% 4
Cambridgeshire -13 6 £295 -9.23% 3
Essex -14 5 £413 +65.00% 1
Norfolk -9 2 - -
Suffolk -23 2 £370 +9.62% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (72.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
4 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
5 29 (39.73%) HTML
6 27 (36.99%) Windows
7 26 (35.62%) XML
8 23 (31.51%) SQL
8 23 (31.51%) .NET
9 20 (27.40%) C#
9 20 (27.40%) CSS
10 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
12 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
12 17 (23.29%) Ajax
13 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
13 16 (21.92%) Migration
14 14 (19.18%) Visual Studio
14 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
14 14 (19.18%) jQuery
15 13 (17.81%) WCF
15 13 (17.81%) Web Services
16 12 (16.44%) VB
16 12 (16.44%) VBA
16 12 (16.44%) Windows XP
16 12 (16.44%) Ingres
16 12 (16.44%) VB6
17 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (13.70%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.22%) IIS
4 4 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.74%) Node.js
7 1 (1.37%) Lync
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.37%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) LAN
1 5 (6.85%) WAN
1 5 (6.85%) SAN
1 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) Wireless
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (1.37%) VoIP
4 1 (1.37%) Broadband
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (72.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (21.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (16.44%) Ingres
5 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (9.59%) DTS
7 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (8.22%) MySQL
7 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.48%) DB2
9 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (4.11%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.48%) MyEclipse
2 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) Toad
4 1 (1.37%) MSTest
4 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Publishing
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.07%) DBA
3 11 (15.07%) VB Developer
4 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) SQL DBA
7 6 (8.22%) Administrator
7 6 (8.22%) Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) SQL Server DBA
8 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) HTML
2 26 (35.62%) XML
3 23 (31.51%) .NET
4 20 (27.40%) CSS
5 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET
5 17 (23.29%) Ajax
6 14 (19.18%) jQuery
7 13 (17.81%) WCF
7 13 (17.81%) Web Services
8 11 (15.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.22%) XSLT
11 4 (5.48%) JSF
11 4 (5.48%) Struts
11 4 (5.48%) JSP
11 4 (5.48%) Java EE
11 4 (5.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (5.48%) ICEfaces
12 3 (4.11%) WPF
12 3 (4.11%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Clustering
2 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.74%) W3C
4 2 (2.74%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.74%) Open Source
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
4 12 (16.44%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (6.85%) UNIX
7 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Migration
2 10 (13.70%) MVC
2 10 (13.70%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.22%) OO
4 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.85%) Project Management
5 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.85%) RAD
5 5 (6.85%) Scrum
5 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.48%) TDD
6 4 (5.48%) Web Development
6 4 (5.48%) Network Management
6 4 (5.48%) High Availability
6 4 (5.48%) Analytics
6 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.11%) Change Control
7 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) JavaScript
2 23 (31.51%) SQL
3 20 (27.40%) C#
4 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
5 12 (16.44%) VB
5 12 (16.44%) VBA
5 12 (16.44%) VB6
6 6 (8.22%) Java
7 2 (2.74%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) XAML
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.48%) MCTS
2 4 (5.48%) MCITP
3 2 (2.74%) MCSE
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) ARCserve
2 3 (4.11%) Foglight
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) HP
3 5 (6.85%) Cisco
4 4 (5.48%) JBoss
4 4 (5.48%) CA
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
5 3 (4.11%) Tableau
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.37%) NetApp
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Exinda
7 1 (1.37%) Nintex
7 1 (1.37%) Mitel
7 1 (1.37%) Altiris
7 1 (1.37%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.37%) Riverbed
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