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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 452 286 234
Rank change year-on-year
-166 -52
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 178 417 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.79% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.59% 3.35% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 266 334
Median daily rate £350 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £333 £349
% change year-on-year
+2.25% -4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 11
Median hourly rate £13.28 £33.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.75% +65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £21.50 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.32 £39.91 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.28 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-59.75% +65.00%
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
11230 12465 11366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.69% 23.57% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7536 8280 7136
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 198 178
Median hourly rate £29.88 £32.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -98 53 £444 +10.93% 15
South West +5 26 £350 +6.06% 5
South East -60 26 £350 -2.77% 16
Yorkshire +9 21 £338 +12.50% 15
West Midlands -37 16 £333 -11.33% 8
East of England -14 14 £375 +20.00% 3
North West -2 9 £325 -13.33% 14
North East -30 8 £310 +3.19% 2
East Midlands -6 5 £331 +10.41% 5
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 356 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 258 (72.47%) SQL
3 245 (68.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 159 (44.66%) Microsoft
5 145 (40.73%) Windows
6 131 (36.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 128 (35.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 115 (32.30%) .NET
9 111 (31.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 110 (30.90%) T-SQL
11 98 (27.53%) C#
12 77 (21.63%) Windows Server
13 70 (19.66%) ASP.NET
14 66 (18.54%) Active Directory
14 66 (18.54%) VMware
15 65 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (17.70%) SharePoint
17 60 (16.85%) PowerShell
18 59 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
19 58 (16.29%) MS Excel
19 58 (16.29%) Finance
20 57 (16.01%) Performance Tuning
21 56 (15.73%) Security Cleared
22 53 (14.89%) Clustering
23 52 (14.61%) SQL Server 2014
24 48 (13.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 47 (13.20%) JavaScript
26 46 (12.92%) SQL Server 2000
27 45 (12.64%) Replication
28 43 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003

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 63 (17.70%) SharePoint
2 34 (9.55%) MS Exchange
3 32 (8.99%) IIS
4 28 (7.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (5.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (3.93%) Skype for Business
7 11 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (2.81%) Apache
8 10 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.97%) CMS
10 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.69%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.12%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.12%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.56%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.90%) MS Office
3 13 (3.65%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.28%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.81%) Office 365
3 5 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.12%) SaaS
5 3 (0.84%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.84%) Yammer
6 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.67%) SAN
2 26 (7.30%) DNS
3 25 (7.02%) DHCP
4 23 (6.46%) Firewall
5 14 (3.93%) Wireless
6 13 (3.65%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.37%) Intranet
8 9 (2.53%) LAN
8 9 (2.53%) WAN
9 8 (2.25%) VoIP
9 8 (2.25%) VPN
10 7 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.97%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.97%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.97%) MPLS
11 6 (1.69%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (1.40%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.40%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.40%) ISDN
12 5 (1.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 245 (68.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (36.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (35.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 111 (31.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (14.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 48 (13.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (12.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 35 (9.83%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (6.46%) Oracle Database
11 21 (5.90%) Relational Database
12 19 (5.34%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (5.06%) RDBMS
14 13 (3.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (3.37%) DTS
16 11 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 11 (3.09%) Power BI
17 10 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
18 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (9.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (8.15%) Visual Studio
3 16 (4.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.69%) NUnit
5 5 (1.40%) Selenium
5 5 (1.40%) Subversion
6 4 (1.12%) JIRA
6 4 (1.12%) MSI
6 4 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.84%) Moq
7 3 (0.84%) MSTest
8 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.28%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.28%) FxCop
9 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.28%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 58 (16.29%) Finance
2 19 (5.34%) Banking
3 15 (4.21%) Back Office
4 10 (2.81%) Marketing
5 7 (1.97%) Advertising
6 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.12%) Legal
6 4 (1.12%) Publishing
6 4 (1.12%) Retail
7 3 (0.84%) Local Government
7 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.56%) Automotive
8 2 (0.56%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 153 (42.98%) Developer
2 91 (25.56%) DBA
3 89 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 57 (16.01%) SQL Developer
5 44 (12.36%) .NET Developer
6 36 (10.11%) Administrator
7 31 (8.71%) SSIS Developer
8 30 (8.43%) C# Developer
8 30 (8.43%) SQL Server DBA
9 22 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (5.90%) Consultant
11 20 (5.62%) SharePoint Developer
12 19 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (4.21%) Analyst
13 15 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 13 (3.65%) SSRS Developer
15 12 (3.37%) SQL Server Developer
15 12 (3.37%) SSAS Developer
16 10 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 10 (2.81%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (32.30%) .NET
2 70 (19.66%) ASP.NET
3 43 (12.08%) HTML
4 35 (9.83%) CSS
5 33 (9.27%) .NET Framework
6 31 (8.71%) XML
7 30 (8.43%) jQuery
7 30 (8.43%) Web Services
8 24 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (5.90%) WCF
10 15 (4.21%) Entity Framework
11 14 (3.93%) AngularJS
11 14 (3.93%) WPF
12 13 (3.65%) MDX
13 10 (2.81%) Ajax
13 10 (2.81%) XSLT
14 9 (2.53%) Classic ASP
15 8 (2.25%) DHTML
15 8 (2.25%) HTML5
16 7 (1.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.89%) Clustering
2 45 (12.64%) Replication
3 28 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.49%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.81%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.25%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.69%) NHS
10 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.12%) Fintech
11 3 (0.84%) Blog
11 3 (0.84%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.84%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.56%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 145 (40.73%) Windows
2 77 (21.63%) Windows Server
3 59 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.49%) Linux
7 15 (4.21%) Unix
8 10 (2.81%) Solaris
8 10 (2.81%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.25%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.40%) Android
11 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.40%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.12%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.56%) CentOS
14 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (18.26%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (16.01%) Performance Tuning
3 42 (11.80%) MVC
4 39 (10.96%) ITIL
4 39 (10.96%) Migration
5 34 (9.55%) ETL
6 33 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (7.30%) Change Management
8 25 (7.02%) Database Mirroring
9 23 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (5.62%) High Availability
11 18 (5.06%) OO
11 18 (5.06%) SDLC
11 18 (5.06%) Web Development
12 16 (4.49%) Data Modelling
12 16 (4.49%) Incident Management
12 16 (4.49%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.49%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.21%) Service Delivery
13 15 (4.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 258 (72.47%) SQL
2 110 (30.90%) T-SQL
3 98 (27.53%) C#
4 60 (16.85%) PowerShell
5 47 (13.20%) JavaScript
6 37 (10.39%) VBScript
7 28 (7.87%) VB.NET
8 16 (4.49%) Java
9 12 (3.37%) C++
9 12 (3.37%) VB
10 9 (2.53%) VBA
11 6 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.40%) PHP
13 3 (0.84%) C
13 3 (0.84%) Korn
13 3 (0.84%) Perl
13 3 (0.84%) Python
13 3 (0.84%) VB6
14 2 (0.56%) Ruby
15 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 56 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.24%) Degree
2 40 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (5.62%) MCSE
5 10 (2.81%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.53%) MCITP
7 8 (2.25%) MCDBA
8 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.69%) CCNA
9 6 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.84%) MCTS
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.56%) CCA
12 2 (0.56%) CCENT
12 2 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.56%) PMP
12 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.97%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.12%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (18.54%) Active Directory
2 39 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.49%) vSphere
4 15 (4.21%) XenApp
5 10 (2.81%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.69%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.40%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.84%) XenServer
10 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.28%) HDFS
11 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (5.34%) Microsoft Clustering
2 13 (3.65%) SCOM
3 12 (3.37%) SCCM
4 9 (2.53%) Perfmon
5 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (2.25%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
6 6 (1.69%) WSUS
7 5 (1.40%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.84%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.56%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.56%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.56%) Puppet
11 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 159 (44.66%) Microsoft
2 66 (18.54%) VMware
3 35 (9.83%) Oracle
4 33 (9.27%) HP
5 29 (8.15%) Citrix
6 20 (5.62%) Cisco
7 14 (3.93%) Symantec
8 10 (2.81%) Nintex
9 8 (2.25%) EMC
9 8 (2.25%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.25%) Sybase
10 7 (1.97%) Cognos
10 7 (1.97%) SAP
10 7 (1.97%) Sophos
11 6 (1.69%) Meridio
11 6 (1.69%) NetApp
12 5 (1.40%) IBM
12 5 (1.40%) Sun
13 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.12%) Veritas
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