The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 481 381 275
Rank change year-on-year
-100 -106
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 133 245 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.49% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.28% 2.12% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 174 272
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £261 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 15
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.12%
SQL Server 2005
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10415 11539 11053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.44% 23.05% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7776 7430
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 178 180
Median hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 5 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
London -71 37 £438 +12.90% 12
South East -10 28 £413 +10.00% 10
North West +11 16 £300 -20.00% 5
East of England +2 14 £315 -25.88% 2
East Midlands -4 12 £363 +3.57% 1
West Midlands -27 10 £350 -16.66% 5
South West +8 6 £343 +14.16% 2
North East -37 6 £388 +38.39%
Yorkshire +4 4 £400 +37.93% 9
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 308 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 198 (64.29%) SQL
3 184 (59.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 149 (48.38%) Microsoft
5 123 (39.94%) Windows
6 117 (37.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 113 (36.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 111 (36.04%) .NET
9 97 (31.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 88 (28.57%) C#
11 77 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 73 (23.70%) Business Intelligence
13 65 (21.10%) VMware
14 64 (20.78%) SQL Server 2014
15 63 (20.45%) Windows Server
16 62 (20.13%) ASP.NET
17 57 (18.51%) JavaScript
17 57 (18.51%) Active Directory
18 53 (17.21%) MS Excel
18 53 (17.21%) Finance
19 51 (16.56%) SQL Server 2000
19 51 (16.56%) HTML
20 49 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
20 49 (15.91%) MVC
21 48 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
22 43 (13.96%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (13.96%) ETL
23 41 (13.31%) PowerShell
23 41 (13.31%) Performance Tuning
24 39 (12.66%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in 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 39 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 35 (11.36%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.47%) IIS
4 19 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (5.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (4.22%) Apache
7 13 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (3.90%) Skype for Business
9 11 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (2.60%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.97%) CMS
14 3 (0.97%) Confluence
14 3 (0.97%) JBoss
14 3 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (17.21%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.82%) MS Office
3 6 (1.95%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.97%) MS Project
5 3 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Demantra
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.27%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.32%) G Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.77%) SAN
2 21 (6.82%) DNS
3 20 (6.49%) DHCP
4 16 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.92%) Intranet
5 9 (2.92%) VPN
6 8 (2.60%) Firewall
7 7 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (2.27%) iSCSI
7 7 (2.27%) MPLS
7 7 (2.27%) NAS
7 7 (2.27%) Wireless
8 6 (1.95%) LAN
8 6 (1.95%) VoIP
8 6 (1.95%) WAN
9 5 (1.62%) SSL
10 4 (1.30%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.30%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.30%) ISDN
10 4 (1.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 184 (59.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 117 (37.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 113 (36.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 97 (31.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 64 (20.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 51 (16.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 38 (12.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 37 (12.01%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (9.09%) Oracle Database
11 27 (8.77%) Relational Database
12 22 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (5.84%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (5.84%) RDBMS
14 15 (4.87%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
16 13 (4.22%) OLAP
17 12 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 11 (3.57%) DTS
19 10 (3.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (11.04%) Visual Studio
2 29 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.22%) NUnit
4 12 (3.90%) JIRA
5 10 (3.25%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.92%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.30%) MSI
8 4 (1.30%) NMock
8 4 (1.30%) WiX
9 3 (0.97%) Liquibase
9 3 (0.97%) Moq
9 3 (0.97%) MSTest
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.65%) Selenium
10 2 (0.65%) Subversion
10 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 53 (17.21%) Finance
2 29 (9.42%) Banking
3 16 (5.19%) Advertising
4 13 (4.22%) Back Office
5 8 (2.60%) Publishing
6 7 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.95%) Marketing
8 5 (1.62%) Retail
9 4 (1.30%) Local Government
9 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.97%) Law
11 2 (0.65%) Electronics
11 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.65%) Military
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Games
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 150 (48.70%) Developer
2 67 (21.75%) DBA
3 60 (19.48%) SQL DBA
4 54 (17.53%) SQL Developer
5 50 (16.23%) .NET Developer
6 39 (12.66%) C# Developer
7 33 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 29 (9.42%) Administrator
9 28 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
10 24 (7.79%) Analyst
11 23 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 22 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
13 17 (5.52%) Senior Developer
13 17 (5.52%) SQL Server Developer
14 16 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (5.19%) Software Developer
15 14 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 12 (3.90%) ETL Developer
17 11 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
17 11 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (36.04%) .NET
2 62 (20.13%) ASP.NET
3 51 (16.56%) HTML
4 38 (12.34%) XML
5 36 (11.69%) Web Services
6 34 (11.04%) .NET Framework
7 27 (8.77%) CSS
7 27 (8.77%) jQuery
8 25 (8.12%) WCF
9 21 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (6.17%) XSLT
11 17 (5.52%) Entity Framework
12 15 (4.87%) Ajax
13 12 (3.90%) MDX
13 12 (3.90%) NHibernate
13 12 (3.90%) WPF
14 11 (3.57%) SOAP
15 10 (3.25%) DHTML
16 9 (2.92%) RESTful
16 9 (2.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.71%) Clustering
2 25 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.52%) Replication
4 13 (4.22%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.92%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.92%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.95%) NHS
7 6 (1.95%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.62%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.62%) Fintech
8 5 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.62%) Informatics
8 5 (1.62%) Oracle Licensing
9 3 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.65%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 123 (39.94%) Windows
2 63 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 49 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (8.44%) Linux
7 20 (6.49%) Unix
8 18 (5.84%) Windows 7
9 15 (4.87%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.57%) Android
10 11 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.60%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.60%) Windows Phone
11 8 (2.60%) Windows Phone 8
12 7 (2.27%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.95%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.62%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.62%) Solaris
15 4 (1.30%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.70%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (15.91%) MVC
3 48 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (13.96%) ETL
5 41 (13.31%) Performance Tuning
6 32 (10.39%) Migration
7 25 (8.12%) ITIL
8 23 (7.47%) OO
8 23 (7.47%) TDD
9 21 (6.82%) Web Development
10 20 (6.49%) High Availability
10 20 (6.49%) Unit Testing
11 19 (6.17%) Change Management
12 17 (5.52%) Project Management
13 13 (4.22%) Data Modelling
13 13 (4.22%) SOA
14 11 (3.57%) Data Analysis
15 10 (3.25%) Dependency Injection
15 10 (3.25%) OOP
15 10 (3.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 198 (64.29%) SQL
2 88 (28.57%) C#
3 77 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 57 (18.51%) JavaScript
5 41 (13.31%) PowerShell
6 25 (8.12%) VB.NET
7 19 (6.17%) Java
8 14 (4.55%) VBScript
9 12 (3.90%) VB
10 11 (3.57%) C++
10 11 (3.57%) VB6
11 7 (2.27%) VBA
12 5 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.30%) PHP
14 3 (0.97%) Perl
14 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.65%) Python
15 2 (0.65%) Ruby
16 1 (0.32%) C
16 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.47%) Degree
2 23 (7.47%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (4.22%) MCSE
5 7 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.97%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.97%) MCITP
7 3 (0.97%) OCP
8 2 (0.65%) CCA
8 2 (0.65%) CCENT
8 2 (0.65%) CCNA
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.65%) PMP
9 1 (0.32%) MCP
9 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.97%) QA
1 3 (0.97%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (18.51%) Active Directory
2 43 (13.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.82%) XenApp
4 19 (6.17%) vSphere
5 12 (3.90%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.57%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.60%) XenServer
8 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.32%) Squid
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.32%) vCloud
11 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (5.52%) SCCM
2 16 (5.19%) SCOM
3 10 (3.25%) NetBackup
3 10 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.92%) Data Guard
4 9 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (1.95%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.65%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.65%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.65%) Puppet
10 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 149 (48.38%) Microsoft
2 65 (21.10%) VMware
3 35 (11.36%) Oracle
4 28 (9.09%) Citrix
5 14 (4.55%) Cisco
6 12 (3.90%) Symantec
7 11 (3.57%) HP
8 9 (2.92%) Talend
9 8 (2.60%) EMC
9 8 (2.60%) Sophos
10 7 (2.27%) Cognos
11 5 (1.62%) Canon
11 5 (1.62%) NetApp
11 5 (1.62%) Sun
12 4 (1.30%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.30%) SAP
12 4 (1.30%) Sybase
13 3 (0.97%) IBM
13 3 (0.97%) Remedy
13 3 (0.97%) Veritas
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