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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 93 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.55% 2.69% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 12.23% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -20.00%
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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
486 229 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.80% 22.04% 31.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 141 170
Average daily rate £335 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.75 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.28% -61.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £37.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
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 July 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) IIS
7 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) SSL
8 2 (13.33%) WCF
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Database Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) MI Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
1 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft