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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 447 309 258
Rank change year-on-year
-138 -51
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 174 366 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.70% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.53% 3.05% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 243 306
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £13.28 £31.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.19% +55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £19.95 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.02 £38.25 £30.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £31.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.36% +55.12%
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
11348 11999 11249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.75% 23.07% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7588 8029 7212
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 185 178
Median hourly rate £38.50 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

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 26 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 -100 49 £475 +23.37% 17
South East -34 25 £370 +4.22% 12
South West +7 24 £350 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire +16 19 £338 +3.84% 11
West Midlands -37 18 £325 -20.73% 9
North West +7 14 £325 -30.33% 11
East of England -8 14 £320 +6.66% 10
East Midlands -3 9 £363 +3.57% 4
North East -42 2 £230 -23.43% 3
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 344 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 237 (68.90%) SQL
3 229 (66.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 155 (45.06%) Microsoft
5 137 (39.83%) Windows
6 122 (35.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 121 (35.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 115 (33.43%) .NET
9 109 (31.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 105 (30.52%) T-SQL
11 100 (29.07%) C#
12 76 (22.09%) ASP.NET
13 73 (21.22%) Windows Server
14 69 (20.06%) Business Intelligence
15 66 (19.19%) VMware
16 65 (18.90%) Active Directory
17 61 (17.73%) Performance Tuning
18 57 (16.57%) SharePoint
19 56 (16.28%) JavaScript
20 55 (15.99%) MS Excel
20 55 (15.99%) Windows Server 2008
20 55 (15.99%) SQL Server 2014
21 54 (15.70%) Clustering
22 53 (15.41%) MVC
23 51 (14.83%) Finance
24 50 (14.53%) Security Cleared
25 48 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
25 48 (13.95%) HTML
26 47 (13.66%) PowerShell
27 45 (13.08%) SQL Server 2000

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 57 (16.57%) SharePoint
2 39 (11.34%) MS Exchange
3 27 (7.85%) IIS
4 24 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (4.36%) Skype for Business
8 12 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (3.20%) Apache
9 11 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (2.03%) CMS
11 7 (2.03%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.16%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.87%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (15.99%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.10%) MS Office
3 8 (2.33%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.58%) MS Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.16%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.29%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.03%) Office 365
3 4 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.16%) SaaS
4 3 (0.87%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.87%) Yammer
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.17%) SAN
2 22 (6.40%) DHCP
2 22 (6.40%) DNS
3 21 (6.10%) Firewall
4 12 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.49%) Wireless
5 9 (2.62%) Intranet
5 9 (2.62%) VPN
6 7 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (2.03%) iSCSI
6 7 (2.03%) LAN
6 7 (2.03%) MPLS
6 7 (2.03%) WAN
7 6 (1.74%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (1.74%) NAS
7 6 (1.74%) VoIP
8 5 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.45%) SSL
9 4 (1.16%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 229 (66.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 122 (35.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 121 (35.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 109 (31.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (15.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 45 (13.08%) SQL Server 2000
8 42 (12.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (6.69%) Oracle Database
11 18 (5.23%) Relational Database
12 15 (4.36%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (4.36%) RDBMS
13 14 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (3.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (3.49%) DTS
16 11 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 10 (2.91%) Power BI
18 9 (2.62%) OLAP
19 8 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (8.43%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (2.62%) NUnit
5 5 (1.45%) Subversion
6 3 (0.87%) Moq
6 3 (0.87%) MSTest
6 3 (0.87%) Selenium
7 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.58%) JIRA
7 2 (0.58%) MSI
7 2 (0.58%) NMock
7 2 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.58%) Toad
7 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.58%) WiX
8 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (14.83%) Finance
2 22 (6.40%) Banking
3 16 (4.65%) Back Office
4 13 (3.78%) Advertising
5 6 (1.74%) Marketing
6 5 (1.45%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.16%) Legal
7 4 (1.16%) Publishing
8 3 (0.87%) Law
8 3 (0.87%) Local Government
8 3 (0.87%) Retail
8 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.58%) Automotive
9 2 (0.58%) Military
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 147 (42.73%) Developer
2 88 (25.58%) DBA
3 82 (23.84%) SQL DBA
4 52 (15.12%) SQL Developer
5 51 (14.83%) .NET Developer
6 38 (11.05%) Administrator
7 37 (10.76%) C# Developer
8 29 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (7.85%) SSIS Developer
10 24 (6.98%) SQL Server DBA
11 19 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (5.23%) Consultant
13 16 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 16 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
14 14 (4.07%) Analyst
14 14 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 14 (4.07%) SharePoint Developer
15 13 (3.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 13 (3.78%) Senior Developer
15 13 (3.78%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (33.43%) .NET
2 76 (22.09%) ASP.NET
3 48 (13.95%) HTML
4 40 (11.63%) Web Services
5 37 (10.76%) XML
6 36 (10.47%) .NET Framework
7 35 (10.17%) CSS
8 33 (9.59%) jQuery
9 28 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (6.69%) WCF
11 17 (4.94%) Entity Framework
12 16 (4.65%) MDX
12 16 (4.65%) WPF
12 16 (4.65%) XSLT
13 13 (3.78%) Ajax
13 13 (3.78%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.91%) Classic ASP
15 9 (2.62%) DHTML
16 8 (2.33%) NHibernate
16 8 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.70%) Clustering
2 38 (11.05%) Replication
3 27 (7.85%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.36%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.20%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.33%) NHS
8 7 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.03%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.74%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.45%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.45%) Fintech
11 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.87%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.58%) HP Storage
13 2 (0.58%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 137 (39.83%) Windows
2 73 (21.22%) Windows Server
3 55 (15.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (10.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (5.23%) Linux
7 16 (4.65%) Unix
8 12 (3.49%) Solaris
8 12 (3.49%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.91%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.33%) Android
10 8 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.03%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.74%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.45%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.45%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.06%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (17.73%) Performance Tuning
3 53 (15.41%) MVC
4 41 (11.92%) ITIL
5 37 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (10.47%) ETL
7 32 (9.30%) Migration
8 24 (6.98%) Database Mirroring
9 22 (6.40%) Web Development
10 21 (6.10%) Change Management
10 21 (6.10%) OO
11 20 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (5.81%) High Availability
11 20 (5.81%) TDD
12 16 (4.65%) Data Modelling
13 14 (4.07%) SDLC
13 14 (4.07%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.78%) Change Control
14 13 (3.78%) Project Management
15 12 (3.49%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (68.90%) SQL
2 105 (30.52%) T-SQL
3 100 (29.07%) C#
4 56 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 47 (13.66%) PowerShell
6 31 (9.01%) VBScript
7 24 (6.98%) VB.NET
8 14 (4.07%) Java
9 11 (3.20%) C++
9 11 (3.20%) VB
10 9 (2.62%) VBA
11 6 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.16%) PHP
12 4 (1.16%) VB6
13 3 (0.87%) Korn
14 2 (0.58%) Perl
14 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.58%) Python
14 2 (0.58%) Ruby
15 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.63%) Degree
2 40 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (5.81%) MCSE
5 7 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.03%) MCDBA
6 6 (1.74%) CCNA
6 6 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.74%) MCITP
7 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.58%) CCA
9 2 (0.58%) CCENT
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.58%) OCP
9 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.58%) PMP
9 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) SLA
2 6 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.16%) QA
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (18.90%) Active Directory
2 38 (11.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.36%) vSphere
4 14 (4.07%) XenApp
5 13 (3.78%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.74%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.45%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.29%) Docker
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.29%) Squid
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.29%) vCloud
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (4.36%) Microsoft Clustering
2 14 (4.07%) SCCM
3 13 (3.78%) SCOM
4 10 (2.91%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.33%) Perfmon
7 7 (2.03%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (1.74%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.74%) WSUS
9 4 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.87%) OpenSSO
10 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.58%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.58%) Puppet
11 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 155 (45.06%) Microsoft
2 66 (19.19%) VMware
3 32 (9.30%) Oracle
4 29 (8.43%) Citrix
5 28 (8.14%) HP
6 20 (5.81%) Cisco
7 15 (4.36%) Symantec
8 8 (2.33%) Cognos
8 8 (2.33%) EMC
8 8 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.33%) Sophos
9 7 (2.03%) SAP
9 7 (2.03%) Sybase
10 6 (1.74%) Meridio
10 6 (1.74%) NetApp
10 6 (1.74%) Sun
10 6 (1.74%) Veritas
11 5 (1.45%) Canon
11 5 (1.45%) Nintex
12 4 (1.16%) EPiServer
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago