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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 89 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.77% 2.41% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £375 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £27.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -12.59%
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
261 290 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.71% 20.22% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 162 133
Median daily rate £375 £363 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 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 30 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) MVS
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Database Security

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Production DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Database Security
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft