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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 446 299 234
Rank change year-on-year
-147 -65
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 177 378 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.73% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.58% 3.14% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 246 329
Median daily rate £341 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Median hourly rate £13.89 £23.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.89% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £21.00 £16.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £39.55 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.89 £28.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-51.26% +42.50%
SQL Server 2005
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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
11183 12041 11011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.45% 23.27% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7546 7999 6920
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 182 183
Median hourly rate £31.50 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.39% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -89 47 £350 -12.50% 18
South East -49 29 £365 +2.81% 13
Yorkshire -5 23 £338 +12.50% 11
South West -11 19 £358 +9.16% 4
North East -26 17 £320 +45.45% 2
East of England -17 14 £375 +11.11% 4
West Midlands -34 13 £340 -9.33% 8
East Midlands -3 7 £313 +4.16% 6
North West -7 7 £325 -13.33% 11
SQL Server 2005
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 365 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 266 (72.88%) SQL
3 252 (69.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 169 (46.30%) Microsoft
5 155 (42.47%) Windows
6 126 (34.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 122 (33.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 111 (30.41%) T-SQL
8 111 (30.41%) .NET
9 100 (27.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 88 (24.11%) C#
11 85 (23.29%) Windows Server
12 77 (21.10%) Active Directory
13 69 (18.90%) VMware
13 69 (18.90%) PowerShell
14 68 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (17.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 62 (16.99%) ASP.NET
16 62 (16.99%) MS Excel
17 61 (16.71%) Performance Tuning
18 58 (15.89%) SQL Server 2014
18 58 (15.89%) Clustering
19 55 (15.07%) SharePoint
19 55 (15.07%) Security Cleared
20 52 (14.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 52 (14.25%) Finance
21 51 (13.97%) Replication
21 51 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
21 51 (13.97%) SQL Server 2000
21 51 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012

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 55 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 38 (10.41%) IIS
3 35 (9.59%) MS Exchange
4 22 (6.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (3.84%) Skype for Business
8 12 (3.29%) Apache
8 12 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.64%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.37%) CMS
13 4 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (16.99%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.30%) MS Office
3 9 (2.47%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.82%) MS Project
5 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.27%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.01%) Office 365
3 5 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.10%) SaaS
5 3 (0.82%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.82%) Yammer
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.23%) SAN
2 27 (7.40%) Firewall
3 25 (6.85%) DNS
4 21 (5.75%) DHCP
5 11 (3.01%) Intranet
5 11 (3.01%) Wireless
6 9 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.19%) VPN
8 7 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (1.92%) iSCSI
8 7 (1.92%) Kerberos
8 7 (1.92%) MPLS
9 6 (1.64%) LAN
10 5 (1.37%) NAS
10 5 (1.37%) VLAN
10 5 (1.37%) VoIP
10 5 (1.37%) WAN
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 252 (69.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 126 (34.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 122 (33.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 100 (27.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (15.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 52 (14.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 51 (13.97%) SQL Server 2000
9 37 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (6.03%) Oracle Database
11 17 (4.66%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (4.11%) Relational Database
13 14 (3.84%) RDBMS
14 13 (3.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (3.29%) DTS
16 10 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 9 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (2.47%) Power BI
18 8 (2.19%) MySQL
18 8 (2.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (7.12%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.37%) MSI
4 5 (1.37%) Subversion
4 5 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.10%) JIRA
5 4 (1.10%) NUnit
5 4 (1.10%) Selenium
6 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.55%) Moq
6 2 (0.55%) MSTest
6 2 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) NeoLoad
7 1 (0.27%) NMock
7 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.27%) WiX
General
1 52 (14.25%) Finance
2 12 (3.29%) Banking
3 9 (2.47%) Marketing
4 8 (2.19%) Back Office
5 7 (1.92%) Advertising
6 5 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.10%) Law
7 4 (1.10%) Legal
7 4 (1.10%) Publishing
7 4 (1.10%) Retail
7 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.55%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (38.08%) Developer
2 103 (28.22%) DBA
3 100 (27.40%) SQL DBA
4 54 (14.79%) SQL Developer
5 41 (11.23%) Administrator
6 39 (10.68%) .NET Developer
7 37 (10.14%) SQL Server DBA
8 24 (6.58%) SSIS Developer
9 23 (6.30%) Consultant
10 21 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 20 (5.48%) C# Developer
12 15 (4.11%) Analyst
12 15 (4.11%) SSAS Developer
12 15 (4.11%) SSRS Developer
13 14 (3.84%) SharePoint Developer
13 14 (3.84%) SQL Server Developer
14 13 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (3.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 11 (3.01%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (30.41%) .NET
2 62 (16.99%) ASP.NET
3 34 (9.32%) CSS
4 31 (8.49%) .NET Framework
5 29 (7.95%) Web Services
6 27 (7.40%) jQuery
7 25 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (6.85%) HTML
8 24 (6.58%) XML
9 18 (4.93%) WCF
10 16 (4.38%) MDX
11 15 (4.11%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.11%) Entity Framework
12 14 (3.84%) WPF
13 12 (3.29%) HTML5
14 10 (2.74%) CSS3
15 8 (2.19%) Ajax
15 8 (2.19%) WinForms
16 7 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (1.64%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (15.89%) Clustering
2 51 (13.97%) Replication
3 31 (8.49%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.01%) N-Tier
7 10 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.19%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.64%) NHS
10 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.10%) Fintech
10 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.82%) Blog
11 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.55%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.55%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.55%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.55%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 155 (42.47%) Windows
2 85 (23.29%) Windows Server
3 63 (17.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (4.66%) Linux
6 13 (3.56%) Unix
7 11 (3.01%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.74%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.47%) Solaris
9 9 (2.47%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.37%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.10%) Android
11 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.55%) CentOS
13 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (16.71%) Performance Tuning
3 45 (12.33%) Migration
4 38 (10.41%) ITIL
4 38 (10.41%) MVC
5 33 (9.04%) ETL
6 27 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (7.12%) Change Management
7 26 (7.12%) Database Mirroring
8 21 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.21%) High Availability
9 19 (5.21%) Mentoring
10 18 (4.93%) SDLC
11 17 (4.66%) Problem Management
11 17 (4.66%) Service Delivery
12 16 (4.38%) Incident Management
12 16 (4.38%) OO
13 14 (3.84%) Coaching
13 14 (3.84%) Data Modelling
13 14 (3.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 266 (72.88%) SQL
2 111 (30.41%) T-SQL
3 88 (24.11%) C#
4 69 (18.90%) PowerShell
5 43 (11.78%) VBScript
6 32 (8.77%) JavaScript
7 28 (7.67%) VB.NET
8 15 (4.11%) VB
9 9 (2.47%) Java
10 8 (2.19%) VBA
11 6 (1.64%) PHP
11 6 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.37%) C++
13 4 (1.10%) C
13 4 (1.10%) Korn
13 4 (1.10%) Perl
13 4 (1.10%) Python
14 2 (0.55%) Ruby
14 2 (0.55%) VB6
15 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 55 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.51%) Degree
3 35 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 33 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (5.48%) MCSE
6 15 (4.11%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.47%) MCITP
8 8 (2.19%) MCDBA
9 7 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.64%) CCNA
10 6 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.82%) MCTS
13 2 (0.55%) CCA
13 2 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.55%) OCP
13 2 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.55%) PMP
13 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.19%) SLA
2 6 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.82%) QA
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 77 (21.10%) Active Directory
2 38 (10.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.38%) vSphere
3 16 (4.38%) XenApp
4 12 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.64%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.37%) XenServer
7 4 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.27%) HDFS
10 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (6.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 14 (3.84%) SCCM
3 13 (3.56%) SCOM
4 9 (2.47%) Perfmon
5 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (2.19%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.37%) WSUS
8 4 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.10%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.55%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.55%) Puppet
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
11 1 (0.27%) cPanel
11 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.27%) OpenSSO
11 1 (0.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 169 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 69 (18.90%) VMware
3 39 (10.68%) Oracle
4 34 (9.32%) HP
5 30 (8.22%) Citrix
6 16 (4.38%) Cisco
7 13 (3.56%) Symantec
8 10 (2.74%) Sophos
8 10 (2.74%) Sybase
9 9 (2.47%) ServiceNow
10 8 (2.19%) Lumension
10 8 (2.19%) Nintex
11 7 (1.92%) EMC
11 7 (1.92%) SAP
12 6 (1.64%) Cognos
12 6 (1.64%) Meridio
12 6 (1.64%) NetApp
13 5 (1.37%) IBM
13 5 (1.37%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.37%) Veeam
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