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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 110 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.73% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.90% 3.38% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 22
Median daily rate £315 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £226 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.79% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 £23.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.74%
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
482 562 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.13% 21.54% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 326 394
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.25 £13.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £39.75 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+44.76% -19.84%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Essex +4 4 £219 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £318 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 3 £400 -5.88%
Bedfordshire - 2 £110 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
8 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (33.33%) ITIL
9 9 (33.33%) Windows
9 9 (33.33%) Clustering
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (22.22%) Advertising
11 6 (22.22%) MCSE
11 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (18.52%) Oracle
12 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
12 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
13 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
13 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (14.81%) DTS
13 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g

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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.81%) DTS
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (7.41%) OLAP
10 2 (7.41%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) DBA
2 12 (44.44%) SQL DBA
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Access Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) MDX
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Clustering
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) Database Security
4 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Information Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) MCSE
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCA
3 2 (7.41%) CCENT
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCDBA
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) OCP
3 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PMP
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds