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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK / England
Rank 434 377 308
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -69
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 146 248 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 2.32% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 154 214
Median daily rate £355 £373 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +8.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -47.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £13.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £41.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -50.00%

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
9387 10682 10612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.41% 22.40% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 7284 6954
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 179 157
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £60.62 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
South East +11 38 £400 +14.28% 12
London -56 32 £375 -6.25% 12
East Midlands +18 22 £145 -61.33% 5
West Midlands -4 13 £400 +14.28% 7
South West +18 11 £275 -26.66%
East of England +4 11 £400 +63.26% 1
Yorkshire +13 9 £365 +12.15% 3
North West +16 8 £375 +7.14% 6
Midlands - 2 £450 -
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 278 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 182 (65.47%) SQL
3 150 (53.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 134 (48.20%) Microsoft
5 121 (43.53%) Windows
6 115 (41.37%) .NET
7 108 (38.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 91 (32.73%) C#
9 88 (31.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 78 (28.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 69 (24.82%) SQL Server 2014
12 66 (23.74%) T-SQL
13 63 (22.66%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
15 56 (20.14%) ASP.NET
15 56 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (19.06%) SQL Server 2000
17 52 (18.71%) Oracle
18 51 (18.35%) MVC
18 51 (18.35%) Windows Server
19 49 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
20 47 (16.91%) VMware
21 46 (16.55%) MS Excel
21 46 (16.55%) Oracle Database
22 45 (16.19%) Relational Database
23 43 (15.47%) Finance
23 43 (15.47%) Oracle Database 10g
24 42 (15.11%) ETL
24 42 (15.11%) Unix
25 41 (14.75%) Linux

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 29 (10.43%) IIS
2 24 (8.63%) MS Exchange
3 18 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 18 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (3.60%) Apache
5 10 (3.60%) JBoss
6 8 (2.88%) Confluence
6 8 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.88%) Oracle Application Server
6 8 (2.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (2.88%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (2.16%) SAS
9 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.44%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (16.55%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.55%) MS Office
3 5 (1.80%) MS Project
3 5 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (6.47%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (3.96%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (2.52%) Demantra
4 7 (2.52%) SnowdropKCS
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.12%) Office 365
3 3 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.08%) IaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) Asana
5 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.40%) Intranet
2 12 (4.32%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.60%) SAN
4 8 (2.88%) HTTP
5 6 (2.16%) DNS
5 6 (2.16%) Firewall
6 4 (1.44%) Internet
6 4 (1.44%) Skype
6 4 (1.44%) WAN
7 3 (1.08%) DHCP
8 2 (0.72%) NAS
8 2 (0.72%) VPN
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.36%) IPsec
9 1 (0.36%) LAN
9 1 (0.36%) Network Security
9 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 150 (53.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 108 (38.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 88 (31.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (28.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (24.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 53 (19.06%) SQL Server 2000
8 46 (16.55%) Oracle Database
9 45 (16.19%) Relational Database
10 43 (15.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 33 (11.87%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (11.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (10.07%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (6.83%) MS Access
14 18 (6.47%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (6.12%) RDBMS
16 15 (5.40%) DTS
17 14 (5.04%) Oracle9i Database
17 14 (5.04%) Snowflake Schema
18 13 (4.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (10.79%) Visual Studio
2 26 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.19%) JIRA
4 17 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.04%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (3.96%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (2.88%) Liquibase
7 8 (2.88%) NUnit
8 4 (1.44%) JDeveloper
8 4 (1.44%) Subversion
9 3 (1.08%) MSI
9 3 (1.08%) NMock
9 3 (1.08%) WiX
10 2 (0.72%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.72%) Lombardi
10 2 (0.72%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.72%) Toad
10 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (0.36%) Selenium
11 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (15.47%) Finance
2 22 (7.91%) Banking
3 19 (6.83%) Publishing
4 18 (6.47%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.68%) Retail
6 10 (3.60%) Advertising
7 4 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.44%) Law
8 3 (1.08%) Back Office
8 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.08%) Legal
8 3 (1.08%) Local Government
8 3 (1.08%) Marketing
9 2 (0.72%) Electronics
9 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (51.44%) Developer
2 60 (21.58%) SQL Developer
3 58 (20.86%) .NET Developer
4 55 (19.78%) DBA
5 46 (16.55%) SQL DBA
6 44 (15.83%) C# Developer
7 42 (15.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (11.87%) Analyst
9 26 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 24 (8.63%) Support Analyst
11 20 (7.19%) Applications Support
11 20 (7.19%) SQL Server Developer
12 18 (6.47%) Administrator
12 18 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (6.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (6.47%) SQL Server DBA
13 17 (6.12%) Software Developer
13 17 (6.12%) SSIS Developer
14 16 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 16 (5.76%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (41.37%) .NET
2 56 (20.14%) ASP.NET
3 40 (14.39%) HTML
4 36 (12.95%) XML
5 33 (11.87%) .NET Framework
5 33 (11.87%) Web Services
6 28 (10.07%) CSS
7 24 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (8.63%) jQuery
8 19 (6.83%) Ajax
8 19 (6.83%) Entity Framework
8 19 (6.83%) WCF
9 12 (4.32%) AngularJS
10 11 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (3.96%) MSMQ
10 11 (3.96%) SAML
10 11 (3.96%) WPF
10 11 (3.96%) XSLT
11 9 (3.24%) MDX
11 9 (3.24%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.35%) Clustering
2 23 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.24%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.88%) Replication
5 6 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.16%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.80%) Oracle Licensing
7 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.08%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.08%) NHS
8 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.72%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.72%) HACMP
9 2 (0.72%) PKI
9 2 (0.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.36%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 121 (43.53%) Windows
2 51 (18.35%) Windows Server
3 49 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (15.11%) Unix
5 41 (14.75%) Linux
5 41 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (13.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (8.27%) Windows 7
8 17 (6.12%) Windows XP
9 15 (5.40%) Windows 10
10 12 (4.32%) HPUX
11 7 (2.52%) Android
11 7 (2.52%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.52%) Windows Phone
11 7 (2.52%) Windows Phone 8
12 5 (1.80%) MVS
13 4 (1.44%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.08%) Solaris
15 2 (0.72%) AIX
15 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.66%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (18.35%) MVC
4 42 (15.11%) ETL
5 36 (12.95%) Migration
6 31 (11.15%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (9.71%) Unit Testing
8 24 (8.63%) ITIL
9 23 (8.27%) Data Analysis
10 20 (7.19%) TDD
11 17 (6.12%) OO
12 15 (5.40%) High Availability
13 13 (4.68%) Customer Insight
13 13 (4.68%) Project Management
13 13 (4.68%) SOA
14 12 (4.32%) Change Control
14 12 (4.32%) Change Management
14 12 (4.32%) Customer Requirements
14 12 (4.32%) Workflow
15 11 (3.96%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 182 (65.47%) SQL
2 91 (32.73%) C#
3 66 (23.74%) T-SQL
4 62 (22.30%) JavaScript
5 36 (12.95%) VB.NET
6 29 (10.43%) PowerShell
7 27 (9.71%) PL/SQL
8 24 (8.63%) Java
9 22 (7.91%) VB
10 16 (5.76%) VB6
11 13 (4.68%) VBA
12 7 (2.52%) C
13 6 (2.16%) C++
14 5 (1.80%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.80%) R
15 2 (0.72%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.72%) VBScript
16 1 (0.36%) Perl
16 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.96%) Degree
3 11 (3.96%) MCSE
4 9 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.16%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.08%) MCDBA
7 3 (1.08%) MCITP
7 3 (1.08%) OCP
8 2 (0.72%) CCNA
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.72%) MCP
8 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.36%) HNC
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.52%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (12.59%) Active Directory
2 33 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.47%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.40%) vSphere
4 15 (5.40%) XenApp
5 13 (4.68%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.88%) XenServer
7 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.08%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.08%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.36%) Docker
10 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.36%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (4.68%) SCCM
2 12 (4.32%) Data Guard
2 12 (4.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.24%) SCOM
4 8 (2.88%) Failover Clustering
4 8 (2.88%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (2.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (1.80%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.08%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.36%) Netcool
10 1 (0.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 134 (48.20%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.71%) Oracle
3 47 (16.91%) VMware
4 21 (7.55%) Citrix
5 14 (5.04%) Talend
6 9 (3.24%) SAP
7 7 (2.52%) IBM
7 7 (2.52%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.80%) Cisco
8 5 (1.80%) Cognos
8 5 (1.80%) HP
8 5 (1.80%) Intel Security
8 5 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.08%) Canon
9 3 (1.08%) iManage
9 3 (1.08%) NetApp
10 2 (0.72%) Sencha
10 2 (0.72%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.72%) Tableau
10 2 (0.72%) Veritas
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