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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 46 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 27 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.68% 2.55% 4.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.44% 8.52% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 26
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£295 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-49.60% -9.28%
SQL Server 2005
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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
236 270 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.44% 29.90% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 174 187
Average daily rate £313 £313 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +110.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (86.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (76.32%) C#
4 24 (63.16%) SQL
5 20 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (44.74%) XML
7 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (39.47%) .NET
9 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
9 14 (36.84%) Star Schema
10 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
10 11 (28.95%) Windows
10 11 (28.95%) HTML
10 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
10 11 (28.95%) Performance Improvement
11 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (26.32%) CSS
12 9 (23.68%) Web Services
12 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
12 9 (23.68%) Ajax
13 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
14 7 (18.42%) WinForms
14 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
14 7 (18.42%) XHTML
14 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
15 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
15 5 (13.16%) ETL
15 5 (13.16%) Finance

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) InfoPath
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (86.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (36.84%) Star Schema
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) MSTest
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Developer
3 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (10.53%) WinForms Developer
5 4 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) XML
2 15 (39.47%) .NET
3 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 11 (28.95%) HTML
5 10 (26.32%) CSS
6 9 (23.68%) Web Services
6 9 (23.68%) Ajax
7 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 7 (18.42%) XHTML
8 7 (18.42%) WinForms
9 4 (10.53%) MDX
9 4 (10.53%) WCF
10 3 (7.89%) WPF
10 3 (7.89%) LINQ
10 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.63%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Performance Improvement
3 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.16%) ETL
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) SOA
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Workflow
8 1 (2.63%) TDD
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) C#
2 24 (63.16%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.53%) VBA
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.63%) OpenView
1 1 (2.63%) OVSD
1 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Informatica
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Perforce
3 1 (2.63%) Xamarin