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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+29.34% -27.55%
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
3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 21.43% 22.22% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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