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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 51 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.55% 2.83% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.24% 12.32% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +3.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-27.55% +15.45%
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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
134 138 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.45% 23.00% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 86 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Average hourly rate £40.60 £38.50 £30.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +24.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £33.65 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.15 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
2 3 (75.00%) SunGard AvantGard
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (75.00%) MS Access
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 3 (75.00%) SunGard
2 3 (75.00%) CODA
3 1 (25.00%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SunGard AvantGard
2 1 (25.00%) CODA-Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (75.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos
1 3 (75.00%) SunGard
1 3 (75.00%) CODA