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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 56 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.28% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.22% 1.99% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £425 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -23.52%
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
90 151 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.57% 23.41% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 86 84
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £306 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £14.85 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £425 -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Segmentation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware