The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 81 77 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.25% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 1.40% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate
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£213 £450 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.77% +69.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £329 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.18% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.55% +15.45%
SQL Server 2005
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
272 214 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.03% 17.86% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 117 66
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £14.25 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+198.24% -79.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow Management
4 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Release Management
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (10.00%) System Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Investment Management

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Workflow
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Workflow Management
1 4 (40.00%) Release Management
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) XQuery
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £300 - £320 per day all inclusive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
First Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago