The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 58 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.85% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 4.23% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +26.12%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
147 142 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.56% 20.00% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 108
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £288 -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MCDBA
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) OLAP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) MDX
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle