The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 42 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 17 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.72% 1.04% 3.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.04% 4.90% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £383 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -20.00%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
154 102 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.68% 21.12% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 60 60
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Essex region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Essex region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Chelmsford - 4 £350 -
Billericay - 1 £250 -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) Finance
3 12 (70.59%) CODA
3 12 (70.59%) Cognos
4 11 (64.71%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 10 (58.82%) VBA
5 10 (58.82%) SunGard
6 7 (41.18%) MS Access
7 6 (35.29%) SunGard AvantGard
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (23.53%) DTS
9 4 (23.53%) Change Management
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (17.65%) CODA-Financials
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
10 3 (17.65%) MDX
11 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (11.76%) Windows
11 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
11 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 2 (11.76%) DNS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SunGard AvantGard
2 3 (17.65%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (41.18%) MS Access
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (23.53%) DTS
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (5.88%) ProClarity
9 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 10 (58.82%) Support Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (47.06%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
4 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Support
5 3 (17.65%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Business Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) DBA
6 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
7 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Document Management
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
1 10 (58.82%) VBA
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cognos
1 12 (70.59%) CODA
2 10 (58.82%) SunGard
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.88%) Thunderhead
4 1 (5.88%) Capita