The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 97 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 22 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.00% 1.56% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.64% 7.35% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 10
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£325 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £321 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £400 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +22.22%
SQL Server 2005
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
390 340 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.76% 21.17% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 183 213
Average daily rate £350 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Portsmouth - 6 £338 - 2
Winchester +1 1 £285 -
Southampton -10 1 £350 +100.00% 2
Basingstoke -10 1 £375 -6.25% 1
Petersfield - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Andover - - - -
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (84.09%) Windows
4 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (45.45%) C#
6 20 (45.45%) SQL
7 19 (43.18%) Oracle
8 18 (40.91%) .NET
8 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
9 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
11 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
12 13 (29.55%) ITIL
12 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
14 11 (25.00%) SAN
14 11 (25.00%) VMware
15 10 (22.73%) WCF
15 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
15 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
15 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
15 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
15 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (20.45%) MVC

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.55%) MS Project Server
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.27%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) SMTP
3 5 (11.36%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (2.27%) MS Access
9 1 (2.27%) OLAP
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) DBA
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) SQL DBA
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (9.09%) Programmer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Server Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Programmer
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 10 (22.73%) WCF
4 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (15.91%) Silverlight
5 7 (15.91%) jQuery
5 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 7 (15.91%) XML
5 7 (15.91%) XSLT
6 3 (6.82%) Web Services
7 2 (4.55%) HTML
7 2 (4.55%) CSS
7 2 (4.55%) WinForms
7 2 (4.55%) MDX
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.45%) Clustering
3 7 (15.91%) Open Source
4 5 (11.36%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) AIX
6 1 (2.27%) Solaris
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) ITIL
2 9 (20.45%) MVC
3 7 (15.91%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.36%) Network Management
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) TDD
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) V-Model
7 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.55%) OO
7 2 (4.55%) Change Management
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) Project Management
8 1 (2.27%) ERP
8 1 (2.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) C#
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.82%) VB
4 3 (6.82%) VBA
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) OCP
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) ARCserve
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) Oracle
3 11 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (18.18%) HP
5 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 7 (15.91%) CA
5 7 (15.91%) 3PAR
6 6 (13.64%) Symantec
6 6 (13.64%) Altiris
7 3 (6.82%) Brocade
8 2 (4.55%) EMC
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) Apple
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) Adobe
9 1 (2.27%) Endeca
9 1 (2.27%) Nimsoft