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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 236 154 97
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -57
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 420 679 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 1.46% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.04% 6.72% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 426 663
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.31 £18.89 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £51.00 £43.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10399 10108 11024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.40% 21.75% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6551 6295 6630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 213 276
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
SQL Server 2005
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 -68 168 £425 +3.03% 43
South East -52 77 £313 -14.96% 38
Yorkshire +12 53 £308 -1.60% 13
South West -20 39 £325 -9.72% 14
North West -47 30 £305 +1.66% 22
East of England -33 29 £388 +19.23% 11
West Midlands -29 13 £305 -17.00% 13
North East -15 7 £318 +22.11%
East Midlands -19 5 £425 +57.40% 15
Midlands - 1 £425 -
SQL Server 2005
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1029 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 801 (77.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 596 (57.92%) SQL
4 452 (43.93%) .NET
5 393 (38.19%) Windows
6 379 (36.83%) C#
7 360 (34.99%) Microsoft
8 305 (29.64%) ASP.NET
9 301 (29.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 290 (28.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 281 (27.31%) T-SQL
12 209 (20.31%) XML
13 194 (18.85%) Finance
14 192 (18.66%) SQL Server 2012
15 187 (18.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 186 (18.08%) SQL Server 2000
17 181 (17.59%) JavaScript
18 174 (16.91%) HTML
19 170 (16.52%) MS Excel
19 170 (16.52%) SharePoint
20 155 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
21 151 (14.67%) WCF
22 132 (12.83%) Visual Studio
23 129 (12.54%) MVC
24 126 (12.24%) .NET Framework
25 125 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
26 124 (12.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 116 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
28 115 (11.18%) Clustering
29 113 (10.98%) IIS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 170 (16.52%) SharePoint
2 113 (10.98%) IIS
3 78 (7.58%) MS Exchange
4 66 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
5 62 (6.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 50 (4.86%) SharePoint Server
7 44 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 32 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 25 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.26%) IBM Notes
12 12 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
14 10 (0.97%) CMS
15 8 (0.78%) Umbraco
16 7 (0.68%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
17 6 (0.58%) Node.js
17 6 (0.58%) Lync
17 6 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 170 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 57 (5.54%) MS Office
3 27 (2.62%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.68%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.58%) Staffware
4 6 (0.58%) TIBCO iProcess
5 5 (0.49%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.29%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.19%) Exstream
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.097%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 1 (0.097%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.097%) Agresso
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.07%) Office 365
3 10 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.097%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.37%) Firewall
2 44 (4.28%) SAN
3 37 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.72%) DNS
5 19 (1.85%) LDAP
5 19 (1.85%) Internet
6 15 (1.46%) LAN
7 14 (1.36%) WAN
7 14 (1.36%) DHCP
8 13 (1.26%) Network Security
9 11 (1.07%) NAS
10 10 (0.97%) Intranet
10 10 (0.97%) HTTP
11 8 (0.78%) SMTP
12 7 (0.68%) DMZ
12 7 (0.68%) VoIP
12 7 (0.68%) Wireless
13 4 (0.39%) VLAN
13 4 (0.39%) VPN
14 3 (0.29%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1029 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 801 (77.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 301 (29.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 290 (28.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 192 (18.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 186 (18.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 124 (12.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 96 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
9 75 (7.29%) Oracle Database
10 65 (6.32%) DTS
11 58 (5.64%) Oracle Database 10g
12 57 (5.54%) Relational Database
13 51 (4.96%) OLAP
14 49 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 40 (3.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 24 (2.33%) OLTP
17 23 (2.24%) MS Access
18 18 (1.75%) RDBMS
19 17 (1.65%) Ingres
20 15 (1.46%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 132 (12.83%) Visual Studio
2 44 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 20 (1.94%) NUnit
5 18 (1.75%) MSTest
6 15 (1.46%) Subversion
7 14 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (1.07%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.78%) FrontPage
9 8 (0.78%) Expression Web
10 7 (0.68%) Selenium
10 7 (0.68%) Moq
10 7 (0.68%) MSBuild
11 6 (0.58%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.49%) MyEclipse
12 5 (0.49%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.39%) Ant
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.29%) ClearQuest
14 3 (0.29%) Git (software)
General
1 194 (18.85%) Finance
2 68 (6.61%) Banking
3 26 (2.53%) Retail
4 25 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.04%) Marketing
6 19 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.65%) Back Office
8 14 (1.36%) Legal
9 12 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.17%) Publishing
10 9 (0.87%) Electronics
11 5 (0.49%) Front Office
11 5 (0.49%) Billing
12 4 (0.39%) Military
12 4 (0.39%) Advertising
13 3 (0.29%) Local Government
13 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.19%) Automotive
14 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 548 (53.26%) Developer
2 162 (15.74%) DBA
3 156 (15.16%) .NET Developer
4 142 (13.80%) SQL Developer
5 127 (12.34%) SQL DBA
6 98 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 86 (8.36%) Analyst
8 62 (6.03%) SQL Server DBA
9 58 (5.64%) Administrator
10 55 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
11 53 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
12 48 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 48 (4.66%) Applications Support
13 47 (4.57%) BizTalk Developer
14 42 (4.08%) Consultant
15 39 (3.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 36 (3.50%) Senior Developer
17 35 (3.40%) SharePoint Developer
18 34 (3.30%) Architect
19 32 (3.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 452 (43.93%) .NET
2 305 (29.64%) ASP.NET
3 209 (20.31%) XML
4 174 (16.91%) HTML
5 151 (14.67%) WCF
6 126 (12.24%) .NET Framework
7 109 (10.59%) Web Services
8 105 (10.20%) CSS
9 82 (7.97%) jQuery
10 79 (7.68%) Ajax
11 65 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (5.83%) XSLT
13 56 (5.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 46 (4.47%) WPF
15 40 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 36 (3.50%) WinForms
17 34 (3.30%) MDX
18 29 (2.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
18 29 (2.82%) LINQ
19 26 (2.53%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.18%) Clustering
2 72 (7.00%) Replication
3 25 (2.43%) NHS
4 18 (1.75%) Statistics
5 17 (1.65%) N-Tier
5 17 (1.65%) Data Integration
6 15 (1.46%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.07%) W3C
10 10 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (0.78%) DTV
12 7 (0.68%) Open Source
12 7 (0.68%) Informatics
13 6 (0.58%) Mathematics
14 5 (0.49%) Data Extraction
15 3 (0.29%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.29%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 393 (38.19%) Windows
2 187 (18.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 155 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 49 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 46 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (3.01%) Linux
8 28 (2.72%) UNIX
9 16 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.36%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.87%) Windows 2000
11 9 (0.87%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.49%) Solaris
13 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.29%) CentOS
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.097%) Android
15 1 (0.097%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.097%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (12.54%) MVC
2 125 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
3 116 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
4 95 (9.23%) Migration
5 93 (9.04%) ETL
6 71 (6.90%) ITIL
7 65 (6.32%) Web Development
8 64 (6.22%) SOA
9 56 (5.44%) OO
10 53 (5.15%) TDD
11 45 (4.37%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (4.08%) Workflow
13 41 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
14 38 (3.69%) Data Modelling
14 38 (3.69%) Project Management
15 34 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
15 34 (3.30%) E-Commerce
16 30 (2.92%) Scrum
17 29 (2.82%) Change Management
17 29 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 596 (57.92%) SQL
2 379 (36.83%) C#
3 281 (27.31%) T-SQL
4 181 (17.59%) JavaScript
5 77 (7.48%) VB.NET
6 76 (7.39%) PowerShell
7 66 (6.41%) VBA
8 65 (6.32%) VB
9 33 (3.21%) VB6
10 32 (3.11%) Java
11 28 (2.72%) VBScript
12 15 (1.46%) C
13 14 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.97%) Perl
15 9 (0.87%) C++
16 7 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.58%) Python
18 5 (0.49%) XAML
18 5 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 4 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 107 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 73 (7.09%) SC Cleared
3 72 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (4.28%) MCTS
5 41 (3.98%) Degree
6 29 (2.82%) MCITP
7 28 (2.72%) MCSE
8 27 (2.62%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (0.97%) MCDBA
11 8 (0.78%) MCT
11 8 (0.78%) OCP
11 8 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.39%) MCSD
13 3 (0.29%) MCSA
14 2 (0.19%) VCP5
15 1 (0.097%) OCA
15 1 (0.097%) CCNA
15 1 (0.097%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.40%) SLA
2 26 (2.53%) QA
3 6 (0.58%) HL7
4 5 (0.49%) Basel III
5 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
System Software
1 112 (10.88%) Active Directory
2 46 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 23 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.75%) XenApp
5 18 (1.75%) VMware ESX
5 18 (1.75%) vSphere
5 18 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (1.36%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.29%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.19%) XenServer
10 2 (0.19%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.097%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (3.40%) Data Guard
2 31 (3.01%) SCCM
2 31 (3.01%) SCOM
3 20 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 10 (0.97%) SCDPM
5 10 (0.97%) SCVMM
6 7 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.58%) TIBCO Hawk
7 6 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (0.58%) Puppet
8 5 (0.49%) Foglight
9 4 (0.39%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.29%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.29%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.29%) Ionix
10 3 (0.29%) Salt
11 2 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 360 (34.99%) Microsoft
2 108 (10.50%) Oracle
3 84 (8.16%) VMware
4 34 (3.30%) Citrix
5 30 (2.92%) Business Objects
6 28 (2.72%) Cisco
7 23 (2.24%) HP
8 16 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.55%) Tableau
9 14 (1.36%) NetApp
9 14 (1.36%) EMC
10 13 (1.26%) Barracuda Networks
10 13 (1.26%) Lotus
10 13 (1.26%) Telerik
11 12 (1.17%) Meridio
11 12 (1.17%) SAP
11 12 (1.17%) Veritas
12 11 (1.07%) Nintex
13 8 (0.78%) Informatica
13 8 (0.78%) Sybase
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