The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 29 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.21% 1.40% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.90% 4.65% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £313 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £26.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-27.88% -16.80%
SQL Server 2005
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
69 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 41.82% 30.07% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 17
Average daily rate £293 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £42.25 - £28.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Leicester region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Leicester region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Software Licensing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 1 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Field Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Field Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Field Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Software Licensing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft