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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 128 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 19 56 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 2.36% 2.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 10.53% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 48
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £199 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +7.14%
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
743 532 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.18% 22.42% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 296 346
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.40 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.73 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 September 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 September 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
Cambridgeshire -1 7 £369 +15.23% 3
Hertfordshire -24 6 £400 +14.28%
Essex -19 4 £438 +16.66% 3
Suffolk 0 1 £190 -43.70% 1
Bedfordshire -20 1 - - 4
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (74.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (45.10%) SQL
4 21 (41.18%) Windows
5 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
6 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 15 (29.41%) T-SQL
8 14 (27.45%) Migration
9 13 (25.49%) HTML
9 13 (25.49%) .NET
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (21.57%) C#
11 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
11 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (19.61%) XML
12 10 (19.61%) CSS
12 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (17.65%) Ajax
13 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
13 9 (17.65%) WCF
13 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (15.69%) jQuery
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
14 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
14 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
14 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (13.73%) DTS
15 7 (13.73%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.96%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) SAN
2 4 (7.84%) WAN
2 4 (7.84%) LAN
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) Wireless
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (74.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (13.73%) DTS
7 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (11.76%) Ingres
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
9 4 (7.84%) DB2
10 3 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.84%) MyEclipse
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.96%) MSTest
4 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) SQL DBA
2 9 (17.65%) DBA
3 6 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (9.80%) VB Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) HTML
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) XML
2 10 (19.61%) CSS
3 9 (17.65%) Ajax
3 9 (17.65%) WCF
4 8 (15.69%) jQuery
4 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
5 7 (13.73%) Web Services
6 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.84%) JSP
7 4 (7.84%) Struts
7 4 (7.84%) JSF
7 4 (7.84%) Java EE
7 4 (7.84%) ICEfaces
7 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (5.88%) UDDI
9 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
9 2 (3.92%) XSLT
9 2 (3.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.84%) UNIX
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Migration
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.76%) MVC
5 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
5 5 (9.80%) RAD
5 5 (9.80%) OO
6 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
6 4 (7.84%) TDD
6 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Web Development
6 4 (7.84%) Analytics
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.84%) Network Management
6 4 (7.84%) High Availability
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 11 (21.57%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) VB
5 6 (11.76%) VBA
5 6 (11.76%) VB6
6 4 (7.84%) Java
7 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) XAML
8 1 (1.96%) C
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) MCITP
2 4 (7.84%) MCTS
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) HP
3 4 (7.84%) JBoss
3 4 (7.84%) CA
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco
4 3 (5.88%) Tableau
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.96%) Mitel
5 1 (1.96%) VMware