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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 70 63 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 19 12 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.56% 1.21% 4.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.86% 4.32% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 33
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£320 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £351 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +24.00%
SQL Server 2005
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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
324 278 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.54% 28.11% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 177 150
Average daily rate £363 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
4 17 (47.22%) Windows
5 14 (38.89%) C#
5 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (36.11%) SQL
7 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (30.56%) VMware
8 11 (30.56%) VMware ESX
8 11 (30.56%) NetBackup
8 11 (30.56%) NAS
8 11 (30.56%) vSphere
8 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (30.56%) SCCM
8 11 (30.56%) SCOM
8 11 (30.56%) EMC
8 11 (30.56%) IBM
8 11 (30.56%) Symantec
8 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (27.78%) .NET
10 9 (25.00%) IIS
10 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 8 (22.22%) Web Services
11 8 (22.22%) XML
11 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (19.44%) Lotus Domino

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 11 (30.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (25.00%) IIS
4 7 (19.44%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) NAS
2 7 (19.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (94.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (11.11%) Star Schema
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) DBA
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Services Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.22%) Web Services
3 8 (22.22%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.89%) Ajax
5 5 (13.89%) WCF
5 5 (13.89%) HTML
5 5 (13.89%) CSS
6 4 (11.11%) WinForms
6 4 (11.11%) jQuery
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (8.33%) WPF
7 3 (8.33%) LINQ
7 3 (8.33%) MDX
8 2 (5.56%) XHTML
9 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) MVC
3 5 (13.89%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.33%) ETL
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (5.56%) SOA
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.78%) System Testing
7 1 (2.78%) MVVM
7 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) VBA
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) VMware ESX
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) NetBackup
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
1 11 (30.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.78%) OVSD
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) IBM
2 11 (30.56%) EMC
2 11 (30.56%) Symantec
2 11 (30.56%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Lotus
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Perforce
5 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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