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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 60 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.66% 2.89% 3.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 9.19% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.96% +26.00%
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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
190 185 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.07% 31.41% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 98 130
Average daily rate £383 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £404 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.87 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -55.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £10.93 £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £18.43 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) OO
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
6 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) OOD
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Sybase
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) MS Project
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (22.22%) Nintex
8 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
8 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 1 (11.11%) QlikView
8 1 (11.11%) SQLite
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (11.11%) Windows SharePoint Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (44.44%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) SQLite
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) Nintex
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle