The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 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 Essex 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 48 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.00% 3.46% 4.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.81% 14.95% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £158 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £380 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
104 107 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.76% 23.16% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 45
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £167 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 14
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.00 £21.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.76%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

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 9 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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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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £425 -
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (75.00%) HTML
4 19 (67.86%) XML
5 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 14 (50.00%) CSS
6 14 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (46.43%) Windows
8 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
8 12 (42.86%) Ingres
8 12 (42.86%) VB
8 12 (42.86%) VBA
8 12 (42.86%) .NET
8 12 (42.86%) VB6
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
9 11 (39.29%) Ajax
9 11 (39.29%) WCF
9 11 (39.29%) C#
10 10 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
11 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
11 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (21.43%) MVC
13 5 (17.86%) DTS
14 4 (14.29%) SQL
14 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (14.29%) Clustering
15 3 (10.71%) Foglight

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) IIS
1 3 (10.71%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (42.86%) Ingres
4 5 (17.86%) DTS
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.71%) MySQL
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) MSTest
2 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (10.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) VB Developer
2 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
3 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) DBA
6 4 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (3.57%) VBA Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Server Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.57%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) XML
3 14 (50.00%) CSS
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) Ajax
5 11 (39.29%) WCF
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.14%) XHTML
9 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
9 2 (7.14%) jQuery
9 2 (7.14%) WPF
9 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
10 1 (3.57%) Web Services
10 1 (3.57%) RESTful
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (3.57%) Data Security
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) VB
2 12 (42.86%) VBA
2 12 (42.86%) VB6
3 11 (39.29%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Foglight
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) VMware