The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 38 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.15% - 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.36% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate £313 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-33.96% -15.87%
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 Kent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
88 69 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.76% 25.27% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 31
Average daily rate £330 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £410 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 2 (15.38%) C#
9 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) SMTP
9 2 (15.38%) HTTP
9 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 2 (15.38%) MVC
9 2 (15.38%) VMware
9 2 (15.38%) jQuery
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
9 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) SMTP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ReSharper
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Developer
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) MDX
2 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
2 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware