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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 74 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 12 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.13% 1.55% 3.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.15% 6.05% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 18
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£294 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £348 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.00%
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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
289 248 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.14% 25.67% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 163 136
Average daily rate £363 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +62.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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
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 29 January 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (93.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (68.97%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (44.83%) vSphere
5 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 13 (44.83%) VMware
6 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
7 11 (37.93%) EMC
7 11 (37.93%) IBM
7 11 (37.93%) Symantec
7 11 (37.93%) VMware ESX
7 11 (37.93%) NetBackup
7 11 (37.93%) SCCM
7 11 (37.93%) SCOM
7 11 (37.93%) NAS
7 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (34.48%) .NET
9 9 (31.03%) IIS
9 9 (31.03%) C#
9 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
9 9 (31.03%) MVC
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (24.14%) Internet
11 7 (24.14%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) Lotus

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (31.03%) IIS
4 7 (24.14%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) NAS
2 7 (24.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (93.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.90%) DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (3.45%) MI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 3 (10.34%) Ajax
5 3 (10.34%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.90%) WCF
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (3.45%) MDX
7 1 (3.45%) WinForms
7 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Phone
2 5 (17.24%) Android
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Web Development
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) System Testing
5 1 (3.45%) MVVM
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) vSphere
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) NetBackup
1 11 (37.93%) SCCM
1 11 (37.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
1 13 (44.83%) VMware
2 11 (37.93%) EMC
2 11 (37.93%) IBM
2 11 (37.93%) Symantec
3 7 (24.14%) Lotus
4 6 (20.69%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat