The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 67 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 1.01% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.26% 3.54% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£369 £310 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
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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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
215 198 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.83% 28.70% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 91 98
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (46.67%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) OOD
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) Sybase
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (20.00%) Replication
7 3 (20.00%) Clustering
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
8 2 (13.33%) Statistics
8 2 (13.33%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) NCrunch
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NCrunch
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DBA
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 3 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (26.67%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle