The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 89 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 1.20% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.53% 4.53% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +49.12%
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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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
393 309 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.39% 26.50% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 213 104
Average daily rate £373 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £19.75 £29.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +118.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £26.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 8 (44.44%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) MVC
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Xamarin
7 6 (33.33%) Android
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone
7 6 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 6 (33.33%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
8 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) CSS
9 4 (22.22%) Web Services
9 4 (22.22%) IIS
9 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 3 (16.67%) VBA

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) MI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (5.56%) MDX
7 1 (5.56%) WinForms
7 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Android
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVVM
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) VMware