The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 22 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.71% 1.06% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.82% 5.88% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£319 £389 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -6.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £378 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-43.90% +49.09%
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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 Guildford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
34 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.43% 17.99% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 26
Average daily rate £363 £403 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.93% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Altiris
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) 3PAR