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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 361 304 150
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -154
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 239 326 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.69% 1.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% 3.17% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 219 433
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -16.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.77 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.33 £36.20 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-33.96% -15.87%
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
10528 10268 10541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.31% 21.81% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7161 6733 6520
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 222
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £51.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 115 £400 +3.89% 40
South East +17 40 £350 +16.66% 16
West Midlands -13 23 £370 +2.06% 5
North West -25 16 £338 +12.31% 14
Yorkshire -38 13 £325 +4.50% 6
East of England -8 11 £255 -16.73% 7
South West -24 8 £375 +13.63% 6
North East -19 7 £280 -10.40% 1
East Midlands -13 6 £330 +10.00% 3
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 553 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 380 (68.72%) SQL
3 375 (67.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 242 (43.76%) Microsoft
5 214 (38.70%) Windows
6 195 (35.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 178 (32.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 162 (29.29%) T-SQL
9 160 (28.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 157 (28.39%) .NET
11 125 (22.60%) Windows Server
12 117 (21.16%) C#
13 114 (20.61%) Finance
14 99 (17.90%) MS Excel
15 98 (17.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 96 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
17 91 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
18 90 (16.27%) SQL Server 2000
19 89 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 78 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
21 76 (13.74%) PowerShell
21 76 (13.74%) Oracle
22 70 (12.66%) Active Directory
23 68 (12.30%) Windows Server 2012
24 67 (12.12%) Replication
25 65 (11.75%) ITIL
26 64 (11.57%) Data Warehouse
27 62 (11.21%) ASP.NET
28 61 (11.03%) IIS
29 56 (10.13%) Clustering

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 61 (11.03%) IIS
2 47 (8.50%) MS Exchange
3 35 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 33 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (2.17%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.45%) CMS
11 6 (1.08%) Apache
11 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.08%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.90%) PowerExchange
13 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.54%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 99 (17.90%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.15%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.54%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Sage 300 ERP
4 2 (0.36%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.27%) Office 365
3 6 (1.08%) OneDrive
3 6 (1.08%) Yammer
4 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.69%) DNS
2 33 (5.97%) SAN
3 22 (3.98%) DHCP
4 18 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.89%) Intranet
6 12 (2.17%) Firewall
6 12 (2.17%) LAN
7 11 (1.99%) WAN
8 10 (1.81%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.63%) Internet
10 8 (1.45%) NAS
10 8 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.08%) Wireless
12 4 (0.72%) VLAN
12 4 (0.72%) VPN
13 3 (0.54%) Extranet
13 3 (0.54%) Network Security
13 3 (0.54%) PBX
13 3 (0.54%) VoIP
14 2 (0.36%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 375 (67.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 195 (35.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 178 (32.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 160 (28.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (17.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 90 (16.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 64 (11.57%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (8.32%) Relational Database
10 45 (8.14%) Oracle Database
11 34 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
12 32 (5.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 31 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (5.24%) RDBMS
15 27 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
16 26 (4.70%) OLAP
17 21 (3.80%) DTS
18 18 (3.25%) NoSQL
18 18 (3.25%) OLAP Cube
19 16 (2.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 45 (8.14%) Visual Studio
2 38 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (1.63%) NUnit
4 9 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.27%) Subversion
7 3 (0.54%) JIRA
7 3 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.36%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.18%) ERwin
9 1 (0.18%) MorphX
9 1 (0.18%) MSTest
9 1 (0.18%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.18%) Toad
9 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.18%) Xcode
General
1 114 (20.61%) Finance
2 39 (7.05%) Banking
3 24 (4.34%) Back Office
4 16 (2.89%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.89%) Marketing
5 15 (2.71%) Law
6 13 (2.35%) Legal
7 12 (2.17%) Retail
8 8 (1.45%) Games
9 7 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.08%) Automotive
10 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.90%) Front Office
11 5 (0.90%) Local Government
11 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.54%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 198 (35.80%) Developer
2 169 (30.56%) DBA
3 151 (27.31%) SQL DBA
4 83 (15.01%) SQL Server DBA
5 69 (12.48%) SQL Developer
6 59 (10.67%) .NET Developer
7 47 (8.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 44 (7.96%) Administrator
9 43 (7.78%) Analyst
10 36 (6.51%) Consultant
11 33 (5.97%) C# Developer
12 28 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
14 25 (4.52%) Senior DBA
15 24 (4.34%) Applications Support
16 23 (4.16%) Support Engineer
17 22 (3.98%) Architect
18 19 (3.44%) Business Developer
18 19 (3.44%) Support Analyst
18 19 (3.44%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (28.39%) .NET
2 62 (11.21%) ASP.NET
3 42 (7.59%) .NET Framework
4 41 (7.41%) Web Services
4 41 (7.41%) XML
5 34 (6.15%) HTML
6 31 (5.61%) CSS
7 30 (5.42%) MDX
8 25 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (4.34%) WCF
10 16 (2.89%) AngularJS
10 16 (2.89%) HTML5
11 15 (2.71%) WPF
12 14 (2.53%) jQuery
12 14 (2.53%) WinForms
13 11 (1.99%) Entity Framework
13 11 (1.99%) Middleware
14 8 (1.45%) Classic ASP
14 8 (1.45%) SOAP
15 7 (1.27%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.12%) Replication
2 56 (10.13%) Clustering
3 30 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.62%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.71%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.35%) Client/Server
7 11 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.63%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.08%) Online Games
10 6 (1.08%) Statistics
11 5 (0.90%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.90%) EMC Centera
11 5 (0.90%) User Experience
12 4 (0.72%) Social Network
13 3 (0.54%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.54%) CMDB
13 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.54%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 214 (38.70%) Windows
2 125 (22.60%) Windows Server
3 91 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (12.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (6.87%) Linux
7 37 (6.69%) Solaris
8 28 (5.06%) Unix
9 20 (3.62%) Windows 7
9 20 (3.62%) Windows XP
10 16 (2.89%) AIX
11 7 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.08%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.72%) Android
13 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (14.10%) Performance Tuning
3 65 (11.75%) ITIL
4 54 (9.76%) Migration
5 52 (9.40%) ETL
6 49 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (7.96%) MVC
8 42 (7.59%) Performance Monitoring
9 36 (6.51%) Project Management
10 35 (6.33%) High Availability
11 32 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (5.24%) Service Delivery
13 26 (4.70%) Change Management
14 25 (4.52%) Scrum
15 24 (4.34%) Data Modelling
15 24 (4.34%) OO
15 24 (4.34%) TDD
16 22 (3.98%) Service Management
16 22 (3.98%) Web Development
17 20 (3.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 380 (68.72%) SQL
2 162 (29.29%) T-SQL
3 117 (21.16%) C#
4 76 (13.74%) PowerShell
5 51 (9.22%) JavaScript
6 40 (7.23%) VBA
7 39 (7.05%) VB
8 34 (6.15%) VB.NET
9 31 (5.61%) VBScript
10 20 (3.62%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.25%) C
12 17 (3.07%) Java
13 12 (2.17%) C++
13 12 (2.17%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.81%) Korn
14 10 (1.81%) VB6
15 5 (0.90%) C-shell
16 4 (0.72%) PHP
16 4 (0.72%) X++
17 3 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.44%) Degree
5 7 (1.27%) MCSA
5 7 (1.27%) MCSE
6 6 (1.08%) MCITP
6 6 (1.08%) MCTS
7 5 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.54%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.36%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.36%) HND
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB
9 2 (0.36%) MCP
9 2 (0.36%) MCT
9 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.36%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (0.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.34%) SLA
2 20 (3.62%) QA
3 4 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.44%) XenApp
4 14 (2.53%) vSphere
5 13 (2.35%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.72%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.72%) XenServer
10 3 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.54%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.54%) SRDF
11 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.18%) vCloud
12 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (5.97%) SCOM
2 17 (3.07%) SCCM
3 16 (2.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (1.81%) Data Guard
4 10 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (1.63%) WSUS
6 8 (1.45%) Foglight
7 7 (1.27%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (1.08%) Perfmon
9 5 (0.90%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.90%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.54%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.54%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.54%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.36%) Dollar Universe
12 2 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 242 (43.76%) Microsoft
2 76 (13.74%) Oracle
3 51 (9.22%) VMware
4 33 (5.97%) Sybase
5 30 (5.42%) Veritas
6 27 (4.88%) Citrix
7 20 (3.62%) HP
8 15 (2.71%) Cisco
9 12 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.81%) Cognos
11 9 (1.63%) IBM
11 9 (1.63%) Informatica
11 9 (1.63%) Red Gate
12 8 (1.45%) EMC
12 8 (1.45%) Imperva
12 8 (1.45%) SAP
13 7 (1.27%) NetApp
14 6 (1.08%) arcserve
14 6 (1.08%) CA
15 5 (0.90%) Altiris
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