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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - 69 68
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.74% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.69% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-33.96% -15.87%
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
279 271 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.66% 19.94% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 158 88
Average daily rate £375 £380 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB VBA Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft