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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 45 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 28 26 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.71% 2.82% 4.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.29% 9.45% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 29
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£295 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
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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
248 275 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.01% 29.79% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 166 227
Average daily rate £313 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +175.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (82.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (75.61%) C#
4 26 (63.41%) SQL
5 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (41.46%) .NET
6 17 (41.46%) XML
7 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
8 14 (34.15%) Star Schema
9 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
9 13 (31.71%) Windows
10 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
11 11 (26.83%) HTML
11 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
11 11 (26.83%) Performance Improvement
12 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (24.39%) CSS
13 9 (21.95%) Web Services
13 9 (21.95%) Ajax
14 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
14 8 (19.51%) WinForms
14 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
15 7 (17.07%) XHTML
15 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
16 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
16 6 (14.63%) Finance
17 5 (12.20%) WCF
17 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (12.20%) MVC

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (17.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (7.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (82.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (41.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (34.15%) Star Schema
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) MSTest
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (12.20%) WinForms Developer
5 5 (12.20%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) .NET
1 17 (41.46%) XML
2 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET
3 11 (26.83%) HTML
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
5 9 (21.95%) Web Services
5 9 (21.95%) Ajax
6 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
6 8 (19.51%) WinForms
7 7 (17.07%) XHTML
8 5 (12.20%) WCF
9 4 (9.76%) LINQ
9 4 (9.76%) MDX
10 3 (7.32%) WPF
10 3 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (2.44%) jQuery
12 1 (2.44%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Performance Improvement
2 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (12.20%) MVC
3 5 (12.20%) ETL
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) SOA
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) TDD
7 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
6 5 (12.20%) VBA
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) OVSD
1 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.44%) OpenView
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.44%) Perforce
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) HP