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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 84 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 1.05% 2.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.29% 3.93% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Average daily rate £348 £294 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.29% -8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £339 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-33.96% -15.87%
SQL Server 2005
West Yorkshire

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
334 305 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.48% 26.78% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 218 171
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £535 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) C#
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (50.00%) Windows
6 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
7 8 (44.44%) Change Management
7 8 (44.44%) Release Management
8 6 (33.33%) XML
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 6 (33.33%) VBA
8 6 (33.33%) MVC
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (27.78%) Classic ASP
9 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
9 5 (27.78%) VB
9 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 2 (11.11%) SOA
12 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (11.11%) OO

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Applications Support
1 8 (44.44%) Applications Support Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Server Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Server Support
4 3 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Classic ASP
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) WF
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Change Management
1 8 (44.44%) Release Management
1 8 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) VBA
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 5 (27.78%) VB
4 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) VMware