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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 426 281 157
Rank change year-on-year
-145 -124
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 186 386 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.75% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.66% 3.27% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 249 508
Median daily rate £363 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
Median hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.45 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.50 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-25.23% -37.05%
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
11218 11812 11560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.95% 22.94% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7663 7741 7402
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 162 202
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.35 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.09 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -130 56 £400 -5.88% 31
South East -41 43 £375 +17.18% 14
West Midlands -10 22 £350 +11.11% 8
South West -15 20 £350 - 3
Yorkshire -31 14 £325 +1.56% 13
North East -28 13 £288 -17.85% 1
East of England -6 8 £340 -6.84%
East Midlands +2 5 £375 +7.14% 3
North West -16 5 - - 7
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 432 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 293 (67.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 290 (67.13%) SQL
4 199 (46.06%) Microsoft
5 180 (41.67%) Windows
6 167 (38.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 133 (30.79%) .NET
8 124 (28.70%) T-SQL
9 118 (27.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 114 (26.39%) C#
11 107 (24.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 101 (23.38%) Windows Server
13 92 (21.30%) MS Excel
14 82 (18.98%) SQL Server 2000
15 75 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 69 (15.97%) PowerShell
16 69 (15.97%) Finance
17 68 (15.74%) Active Directory
18 63 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 63 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
19 61 (14.12%) Windows Server 2003
20 59 (13.66%) Performance Tuning
21 57 (13.19%) Oracle
21 57 (13.19%) ASP.NET
22 56 (12.96%) Clustering
23 55 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
24 53 (12.27%) SharePoint
24 53 (12.27%) Migration
24 53 (12.27%) Replication
25 50 (11.57%) ITIL

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 53 (12.27%) SharePoint
2 40 (9.26%) IIS
3 31 (7.18%) MS Exchange
4 19 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.85%) Apache
10 7 (1.62%) Skype for Business
11 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.39%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.16%) PowerExchange
13 3 (0.69%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
15 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 92 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.09%) MS Office
3 8 (1.85%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.69%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.23%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.23%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.17%) Office 365
3 9 (2.08%) OneDrive
3 9 (2.08%) Yammer
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.64%) SAN
2 26 (6.02%) DNS
3 20 (4.63%) Firewall
4 19 (4.40%) Intranet
5 18 (4.17%) DHCP
6 10 (2.31%) Wireless
7 8 (1.85%) LAN
8 7 (1.62%) Kerberos
8 7 (1.62%) NAS
8 7 (1.62%) WAN
9 6 (1.39%) Internet
9 6 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (1.39%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.16%) VLAN
10 5 (1.16%) VoIP
11 4 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.69%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (0.69%) VPN
13 2 (0.46%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.46%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 293 (67.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 167 (38.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 118 (27.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 107 (24.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (18.98%) SQL Server 2000
7 63 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 43 (9.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 38 (8.80%) Oracle Database
10 37 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (5.32%) Relational Database
12 21 (4.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (4.86%) RDBMS
13 17 (3.94%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (3.47%) MS Access
15 14 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (3.24%) DTS
16 13 (3.01%) NoSQL
17 11 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 11 (2.55%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 39 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.62%) NUnit
4 7 (1.62%) Subversion
5 6 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.93%) JIRA
6 4 (0.93%) MSI
6 4 (0.93%) Selenium
7 3 (0.69%) ReSharper
7 3 (0.69%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.23%) FxCop
8 1 (0.23%) JMeter
8 1 (0.23%) MSTest
8 1 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.23%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.23%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.23%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 69 (15.97%) Finance
2 24 (5.56%) Banking
3 20 (4.63%) Marketing
4 14 (3.24%) Back Office
5 11 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.31%) Law
7 9 (2.08%) Legal
8 7 (1.62%) Retail
9 5 (1.16%) Games
9 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.93%) Front Office
10 4 (0.93%) Local Government
11 3 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.46%) French Language
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (36.57%) Developer
2 136 (31.48%) DBA
3 127 (29.40%) SQL DBA
4 64 (14.81%) SQL Developer
5 60 (13.89%) SQL Server DBA
6 46 (10.65%) .NET Developer
7 42 (9.72%) Administrator
8 33 (7.64%) Consultant
9 26 (6.02%) C# Developer
10 25 (5.79%) SSIS Developer
11 24 (5.56%) Analyst
11 24 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
12 22 (5.09%) SQL Server Developer
13 21 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (4.40%) Architect
15 16 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 15 (3.47%) Senior DBA
16 15 (3.47%) SharePoint Developer
16 15 (3.47%) Support Analyst
17 14 (3.24%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (30.79%) .NET
2 57 (13.19%) ASP.NET
3 39 (9.03%) XML
4 37 (8.56%) Web Services
5 29 (6.71%) CSS
6 26 (6.02%) .NET Framework
7 25 (5.79%) HTML
8 22 (5.09%) WPF
9 19 (4.40%) jQuery
10 17 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (3.94%) MDX
11 16 (3.70%) WCF
12 15 (3.47%) WinForms
13 14 (3.24%) Entity Framework
14 13 (3.01%) AngularJS
15 12 (2.78%) HTML5
16 10 (2.31%) Classic ASP
17 9 (2.08%) CSS3
18 8 (1.85%) ADO.NET
19 7 (1.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.96%) Clustering
2 53 (12.27%) Replication
3 23 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.16%) EMC Centera
7 5 (1.16%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.93%) Online Games
9 3 (0.69%) Blog
9 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.69%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (0.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 180 (41.67%) Windows
2 101 (23.38%) Windows Server
3 75 (17.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (14.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (5.79%) Linux
7 22 (5.09%) Solaris
8 19 (4.40%) Unix
9 15 (3.47%) Windows 7
10 12 (2.78%) AIX
11 11 (2.55%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.93%) Android
13 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.93%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.69%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (13.66%) Performance Tuning
3 53 (12.27%) Migration
4 50 (11.57%) ITIL
5 35 (8.10%) MVC
6 33 (7.64%) Change Management
6 33 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (6.94%) ETL
8 29 (6.71%) Service Delivery
9 22 (5.09%) Mentoring
9 22 (5.09%) Project Management
10 21 (4.86%) High Availability
11 20 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
12 17 (3.94%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.70%) Database Tuning
13 16 (3.70%) OO
13 16 (3.70%) TDD
14 15 (3.47%) Web Development
15 14 (3.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 290 (67.13%) SQL
2 124 (28.70%) T-SQL
3 114 (26.39%) C#
4 69 (15.97%) PowerShell
5 39 (9.03%) VBScript
6 34 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 31 (7.18%) VBA
8 30 (6.94%) VB
9 28 (6.48%) JavaScript
10 17 (3.94%) Java
10 17 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.01%) Korn
12 12 (2.78%) C
13 10 (2.31%) C++
14 8 (1.85%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.16%) C-shell
15 5 (1.16%) Perl
15 5 (1.16%) VB6
16 4 (0.93%) Python
17 3 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 30 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.94%) Degree
4 16 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.39%) MCDBA
8 5 (1.16%) MCITP
9 4 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.93%) MCSE
10 3 (0.69%) CCNA
10 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.46%) MCSA
11 2 (0.46%) MCTS
11 2 (0.46%) VCP5
11 2 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.23%) HND
12 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.94%) SLA
2 14 (3.24%) QA
3 4 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (15.74%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.47%) XenApp
4 14 (3.24%) vSphere
5 12 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.31%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.85%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.16%) XenServer
9 3 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.69%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.69%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.46%) SRDF
10 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.23%) HDFS
11 1 (0.23%) vCloud
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (3.70%) SCCM
2 12 (2.78%) SCOM
3 11 (2.55%) WSUS
4 10 (2.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (2.08%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.62%) Perfmon
6 7 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.93%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.93%) Foglight
7 4 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.23%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 199 (46.06%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.19%) Oracle
3 44 (10.19%) VMware
4 27 (6.25%) HP
5 19 (4.40%) Citrix
6 18 (4.17%) Sybase
7 15 (3.47%) Veritas
8 13 (3.01%) Cisco
9 11 (2.55%) SAP
10 9 (2.08%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.85%) Lumension
11 8 (1.85%) Nintex
11 8 (1.85%) RedGate
11 8 (1.85%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.62%) IBM
13 6 (1.39%) EMC
13 6 (1.39%) Informatica
13 6 (1.39%) NetApp
13 6 (1.39%) Sophos
14 5 (1.16%) Dell
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