The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 178 132 112
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 610 677 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.57% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.44% 7.23% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 445 577
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £252 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 30
Average hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.10 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.10 £46.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11219 9368 11063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.85% 21.69% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 5842 6414
Average daily rate £390 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 195 228
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.31 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -65 241 £425 +5.59% 77
South East -21 124 £350 +7.69% 52
Yorkshire +8 64 £290 -3.33% 26
South West -3 50 £335 -2.18% 13
East of England -41 42 £350 +16.66% 18
North West -45 29 £350 +11.11% 32
East Midlands -15 22 £295 +11.32% 10
West Midlands -31 22 £318 +3.25% 11
North East -17 9 £239 -41.04% 7
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1157 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 910 (78.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 691 (59.72%) SQL
4 573 (49.52%) .NET
5 424 (36.65%) C#
6 382 (33.02%) Windows
7 377 (32.58%) Microsoft
8 374 (32.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 362 (31.29%) ASP.NET
10 337 (29.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 328 (28.35%) T-SQL
12 217 (18.76%) XML
13 200 (17.29%) Finance
14 197 (17.03%) HTML
15 189 (16.34%) SharePoint
16 182 (15.73%) Visual Studio
17 181 (15.64%) SQL Server 2012
18 180 (15.56%) JavaScript
19 179 (15.47%) SQL Server 2000
20 178 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
21 172 (14.87%) WCF
22 167 (14.43%) MS Excel
23 154 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
24 153 (13.22%) .NET Framework
25 147 (12.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 145 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
27 137 (11.84%) IIS
28 135 (11.67%) VB.NET
29 134 (11.58%) CSS
30 128 (11.06%) Web Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 189 (16.34%) SharePoint
2 137 (11.84%) IIS
3 84 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
4 80 (6.91%) MS Exchange
5 55 (4.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 53 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 40 (3.46%) SharePoint Server
8 35 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 34 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 31 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (1.47%) CMS
12 12 (1.04%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
13 11 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.86%) Apache
15 9 (0.78%) Umbraco
15 9 (0.78%) MS Project Server
15 9 (0.78%) Lync
16 6 (0.52%) LiveCycle
16 6 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 167 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 71 (6.14%) MS Office
3 22 (1.90%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.35%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) Mingle
7 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.78%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.35%) Exstream
5 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.17%) Global One
7 1 (0.086%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.086%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.086%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (0.086%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.086%) Agresso
7 1 (0.086%) Movex
7 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.086%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.61%) Office 365
4 2 (0.17%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.086%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.24%) SAN
2 47 (4.06%) Firewall
3 34 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.07%) Internet
5 23 (1.99%) DNS
6 21 (1.82%) LAN
7 19 (1.64%) HTTP
8 18 (1.56%) WAN
9 16 (1.38%) Intranet
10 12 (1.04%) LDAP
11 11 (0.95%) SMTP
12 10 (0.86%) DHCP
12 10 (0.86%) NAS
13 9 (0.78%) SSL
13 9 (0.78%) Network Security
14 5 (0.43%) DMZ
14 5 (0.43%) VoIP
15 4 (0.35%) Kerberos
16 3 (0.26%) RIP
16 3 (0.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1157 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 910 (78.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 374 (32.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 337 (29.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 181 (15.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 179 (15.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 147 (12.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 119 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
9 72 (6.22%) Oracle Database
10 70 (6.05%) DTS
11 57 (4.93%) Relational Database
12 52 (4.49%) Oracle Database 10g
13 39 (3.37%) OLAP
13 39 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (3.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 26 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
16 23 (1.99%) MySQL
17 21 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 19 (1.64%) RDBMS
19 18 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 182 (15.73%) Visual Studio
2 72 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (2.42%) NUnit
4 21 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 11 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.78%) Selenium
6 9 (0.78%) Subversion
7 8 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (0.61%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.52%) FrontPage
9 6 (0.52%) Expression Web
10 4 (0.35%) Moq
10 4 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.35%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.26%) MSI
11 3 (0.26%) MSTest
12 2 (0.17%) LLBLGen Pro
12 2 (0.17%) TestComplete
General
1 200 (17.29%) Finance
2 86 (7.43%) Banking
3 19 (1.64%) Retail
4 18 (1.56%) Publishing
4 18 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.38%) Legal
6 15 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 11 (0.95%) Marketing
8 10 (0.86%) Local Government
8 10 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.69%) Front Office
10 5 (0.43%) Back Office
10 5 (0.43%) Military
11 4 (0.35%) Electronics
11 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.26%) Law
12 3 (0.26%) Advertising
12 3 (0.26%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 656 (56.70%) Developer
2 198 (17.11%) DBA
3 192 (16.59%) .NET Developer
4 176 (15.21%) SQL Developer
5 162 (14.00%) SQL DBA
6 98 (8.47%) C# Developer
7 81 (7.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 77 (6.66%) Analyst
9 72 (6.22%) Administrator
10 68 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 65 (5.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 59 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
13 58 (5.01%) BizTalk Developer
14 57 (4.93%) SharePoint Developer
15 44 (3.80%) Senior Developer
15 44 (3.80%) Consultant
16 40 (3.46%) Architect
17 39 (3.37%) SQL Server Developer
18 38 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 36 (3.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (49.52%) .NET
2 362 (31.29%) ASP.NET
3 217 (18.76%) XML
4 197 (17.03%) HTML
5 172 (14.87%) WCF
6 153 (13.22%) .NET Framework
7 134 (11.58%) CSS
8 128 (11.06%) Web Services
9 117 (10.11%) jQuery
10 104 (8.99%) Ajax
11 67 (5.79%) XSLT
12 66 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 57 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 55 (4.75%) WPF
15 44 (3.80%) WinForms
16 41 (3.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 36 (3.11%) LINQ
18 32 (2.77%) AppFabric
19 31 (2.68%) SOAP
20 30 (2.59%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 107 (9.25%) Clustering
2 67 (5.79%) Replication
3 35 (3.03%) NHS
4 34 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 20 (1.73%) Blackberry
6 18 (1.56%) Data Integration
7 17 (1.47%) Statistics
8 13 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.04%) Open Source
9 12 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.86%) Fixed Income
10 10 (0.86%) W3C
10 10 (0.86%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (0.69%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.43%) Data Extraction
14 4 (0.35%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.26%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.26%) Taxonomies
15 3 (0.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 382 (33.02%) Windows
2 178 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 154 (13.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (4.41%) Windows 7
5 39 (3.37%) Linux
6 36 (3.11%) Windows XP
6 36 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (1.56%) UNIX
8 15 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.04%) Solaris
10 9 (0.78%) Windows 2000
10 9 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.26%) AIX
12 3 (0.26%) HPUX
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.17%) CentOS
14 1 (0.086%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
2 123 (10.63%) MVC
3 118 (10.20%) ETL
4 117 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
5 101 (8.73%) Migration
6 91 (7.87%) ITIL
7 71 (6.14%) SOA
8 67 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (4.84%) TDD
10 50 (4.32%) Data Modelling
11 46 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 45 (3.89%) OO
12 45 (3.89%) Workflow
12 45 (3.89%) Scrum
13 44 (3.80%) Web Development
14 37 (3.20%) Asset Management
15 35 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
16 33 (2.85%) Incident Management
17 32 (2.77%) Unit Testing
18 30 (2.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 691 (59.72%) SQL
2 424 (36.65%) C#
3 328 (28.35%) T-SQL
4 180 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 135 (11.67%) VB.NET
6 104 (8.99%) PowerShell
7 76 (6.57%) VB
8 70 (6.05%) VBA
9 36 (3.11%) VB6
10 33 (2.85%) Java
11 30 (2.59%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.51%) VBScript
13 19 (1.64%) C
14 13 (1.12%) C++
15 7 (0.61%) PHP
15 7 (0.61%) XPath
16 6 (0.52%) Ruby
17 5 (0.43%) Python
17 5 (0.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 4 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 117 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 78 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 54 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (3.89%) Degree
5 32 (2.77%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.90%) MCTS
7 20 (1.73%) MCITP
8 19 (1.64%) MCSE
9 13 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (0.78%) MCDBA
11 8 (0.69%) OCP
11 8 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.52%) ISEB
12 6 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.43%) MCT
14 3 (0.26%) MCSA
14 3 (0.26%) MCP
14 3 (0.26%) MCSD
14 3 (0.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.07%) SLA
2 22 (1.90%) QA
3 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.26%) WAI
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.086%) Basel III
6 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 95 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 56 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 30 (2.59%) XenApp
5 29 (2.51%) Hyper-V
6 25 (2.16%) vSphere
7 17 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (1.12%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.52%) XenServer
12 3 (0.26%) MetaFrame
12 3 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
13 2 (0.17%) Xen
13 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (2.68%) SCOM
2 29 (2.51%) SCCM
3 25 (2.16%) Data Guard
4 15 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (0.86%) SCVMM
6 10 (0.86%) SCDPM
7 9 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.69%) Foglight
9 6 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
10 5 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.35%) WSUS
11 4 (0.35%) Puppet
12 3 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.26%) Control-M
12 3 (0.26%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.26%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 377 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 105 (9.08%) Oracle
3 98 (8.47%) VMware
4 51 (4.41%) Citrix
5 34 (2.94%) HP
6 27 (2.33%) Cisco
7 22 (1.90%) Business Objects
8 19 (1.64%) Tableau
9 18 (1.56%) Cognos
9 18 (1.56%) EMC
10 17 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
11 16 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.21%) Symantec
13 13 (1.12%) Telerik
13 13 (1.12%) SAP
14 12 (1.04%) Lotus
15 11 (0.95%) Veritas
16 10 (0.86%) NetApp
17 9 (0.78%) Informatica
18 8 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum candidate and experience dependant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Red10
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Applitracker
Rate: £280 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Islamic Relief Worldwide
Rate: From £32,640 to £36,006 per annum (Dependent upon experience)
Posted: 23 days ago