The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 2.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £28.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-41.61% +42.50%
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 Home Counties region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
0 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 15.38% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Home Counties region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties