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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 83 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 1.53% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.27% 6.10% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
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£294 £320 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% +9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £323 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +18.86%
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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
336 246 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.99% 25.08% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 170 93
Average daily rate £363 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

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 5 March 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 19 (65.52%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 13 (44.83%) VMware
5 13 (44.83%) vSphere
5 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2012
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%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (37.93%) SCCM
7 11 (37.93%) SCOM
7 11 (37.93%) NAS
8 9 (31.03%) MVC
8 9 (31.03%) .NET
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 9 (31.03%) IIS
8 9 (31.03%) C#
9 8 (27.59%) SQL
9 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (24.14%) Internet
10 7 (24.14%) Lotus

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
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 13 (44.83%) 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
6 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) QlikView
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (3.45%) 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%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
1 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (13.79%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) Ajax
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) WCF
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (3.45%) MDX
6 1 (3.45%) WinForms
6 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%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Phone
2 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.24%) Android
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 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
3 3 (10.34%) 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%) Performance Management
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
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
1 13 (44.83%) vSphere
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
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 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) EMC
3 11 (37.93%) IBM
3 11 (37.93%) Symantec
4 7 (24.14%) Lotus
5 6 (20.69%) Xamarin