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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 83 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 1.64% 2.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 6.52% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
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£298 £316 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.78%
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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
356 276 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.18% 25.14% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 185 84
Average daily rate £375 £325 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £29.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +114.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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 1 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 1 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (64.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (36.00%) C#
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 9 (36.00%) VMware
5 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (36.00%) vSphere
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) IIS
7 7 (28.00%) EMC
7 7 (28.00%) IBM
7 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
7 7 (28.00%) Symantec
7 7 (28.00%) NAS
7 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (28.00%) SCCM
7 7 (28.00%) SCOM
8 6 (24.00%) Android
8 6 (24.00%) Xamarin

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (28.00%) IIS
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (16.00%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) NAS
2 4 (16.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (88.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.00%) DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (4.00%) MI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) WCF
6 3 (12.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 3 (12.00%) XML
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
7 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) WinForms
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 1 (4.00%) MDX
7 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Android
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Phone
3 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) MVVM
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
7 1 (4.00%) ETL
7 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (36.00%) vSphere
2 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
1 7 (28.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) EMC
3 7 (28.00%) IBM
3 7 (28.00%) Symantec
4 6 (24.00%) Xamarin
5 4 (16.00%) Lotus