The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 28 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.55% 2.50% 7.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.88% 8.70% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +22.22%
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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 Liverpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
51 46 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.42% 28.75% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 30
Average daily rate £338 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £199 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.71 £22.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.06% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SQL Server 2005
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) CTI
2 2 (66.67%) CosmoCom
2 2 (66.67%) Actuate
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
2 2 (66.67%) CosmoCom
2 2 (66.67%) Actuate