The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Kent region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - 24 21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 5.86% 5.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 17.58% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 12
Average daily rate
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- £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 91 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.69% 33.33% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 39
Average daily rate £310 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQL Server 2005
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
SQL Server 2005
South East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 5 (62.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (37.50%) SMTP
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (37.50%) InfoPath
5 3 (37.50%) SCOM
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Nintex
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Replication

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) InfoPath
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Nintex