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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 71 44 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.71% 1.42% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.34% 6.19% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £190 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +7.14%
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
256 113 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.19% 22.92% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 68 122
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +106.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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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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
Berkhamsted - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (33.33%) DTS
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) OLAP
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Replication

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) DTS
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) OLAP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Database Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Report Writer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft