The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 393 288 305
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 50 152 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.65% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.95% 2.71% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 119 96
Median daily rate £475 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £31.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.36% +55.12%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5277 5607 5663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.12% 23.97% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3722 3990 3943
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 45
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.46 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.70 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.77% +49.11%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -44 6 £475 +18.75% 5
Bromley +1 3 £275 +10.00%
Harrow -5 1 £488 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 84 (79.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (55.66%) SQL
4 54 (50.94%) .NET
5 49 (46.23%) C#
6 47 (44.34%) Windows
7 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
7 39 (36.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 38 (35.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (33.96%) ASP.NET
10 32 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (26.42%) JavaScript
12 27 (25.47%) Finance
13 26 (24.53%) Windows Server
14 24 (22.64%) MVC
15 21 (19.81%) T-SQL
16 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (16.98%) Banking
18 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
19 17 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (16.04%) Active Directory
19 17 (16.04%) Performance Tuning
20 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
20 16 (15.09%) Visual Studio
20 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
20 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (14.15%) HTML
22 14 (13.21%) Web Services
22 14 (13.21%) VMware

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.49%) IIS
2 9 (8.49%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.60%) Apache
3 7 (6.60%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.60%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.77%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.77%) CMS
7 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.83%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.94%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.94%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.60%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS Project
3 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.83%) Office 365
3 3 (2.83%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.83%) Yammer
4 1 (0.94%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) DHCP
2 9 (8.49%) DNS
3 8 (7.55%) Wireless
4 6 (5.66%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (4.72%) Intranet
6 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.77%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.77%) IP Telephony
6 4 (3.77%) ISDN
6 4 (3.77%) LAN
6 4 (3.77%) NAS
6 4 (3.77%) SSL
6 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.77%) Unified Communications
6 4 (3.77%) VLAN
6 4 (3.77%) VoIP
6 4 (3.77%) VPN
6 4 (3.77%) WAN
7 3 (2.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 84 (79.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (36.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (35.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.43%) Oracle Database
6 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (8.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
9 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (4.72%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (4.72%) MySQL
10 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.83%) BODI
12 3 (2.83%) DTS
12 3 (2.83%) MS Access
12 3 (2.83%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.60%) NUnit
4 3 (2.83%) Subversion
5 2 (1.89%) JIRA
5 2 (1.89%) Toad
6 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.94%) Moq
6 1 (0.94%) MSTest
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 18 (16.98%) Banking
3 12 (11.32%) Back Office
4 4 (3.77%) Publishing
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Law
6 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 2 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.94%) Local Government
7 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (55.66%) Developer
2 30 (28.30%) .NET Developer
2 30 (28.30%) C# Developer
3 21 (19.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (16.98%) DBA
5 17 (16.04%) SQL Developer
6 15 (14.15%) SSIS Developer
7 13 (12.26%) SQL DBA
8 12 (11.32%) Administrator
9 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (10.38%) C# WPF Developer
9 11 (10.38%) WPF Developer
10 9 (8.49%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (6.60%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (5.66%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (5.66%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (5.66%) Agile Developer
12 6 (5.66%) C# WCF Developer
12 6 (5.66%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (5.66%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (50.94%) .NET
2 36 (33.96%) ASP.NET
3 18 (16.98%) .NET Framework
4 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (14.15%) HTML
6 14 (13.21%) WCF
6 14 (13.21%) Web Services
7 12 (11.32%) CSS
7 12 (11.32%) WPF
7 12 (11.32%) XSLT
8 11 (10.38%) Entity Framework
9 9 (8.49%) DHTML
10 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.66%) NHibernate
10 6 (5.66%) RESTful
10 6 (5.66%) XML
11 5 (4.72%) jQuery
12 4 (3.77%) 802.1X
12 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Clustering
1 11 (10.38%) Replication
2 6 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.72%) Fintech
3 5 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (0.94%) CMDB
7 1 (0.94%) Derivative
7 1 (0.94%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.94%) FMCG
7 1 (0.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.34%) Windows
2 26 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (10.38%) Solaris
6 9 (8.49%) Android
6 9 (8.49%) Apple iOS
7 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.66%) Unix
8 6 (5.66%) Windows Phone
8 6 (5.66%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (4.72%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.83%) Linux
10 3 (2.83%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) MVC
2 17 (16.04%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (16.04%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.26%) OO
5 12 (11.32%) Web Development
6 11 (10.38%) ITIL
7 10 (9.43%) TDD
8 9 (8.49%) ETL
8 9 (8.49%) SOA
8 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
9 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.55%) Migration
9 8 (7.55%) MVVM
10 6 (5.66%) Change Management
10 6 (5.66%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.66%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (5.66%) Mobile Development
10 6 (5.66%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.66%) SQL
2 49 (46.23%) C#
3 28 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.81%) T-SQL
5 12 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.72%) Java
8 3 (2.83%) Korn
8 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.89%) PHP
9 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.89%) VBA
10 1 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) VB6
10 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Degree
2 4 (3.77%) CCNA
2 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) MCSE
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) OCP
5 1 (0.94%) RHCE
5 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) vCloud
5 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (3.77%) SCOM
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.83%) OpenSSO
3 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.94%) Nagios
4 1 (0.94%) SCCM
4 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.94%) WSUS
4 1 (0.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) VMware
3 12 (11.32%) Oracle
4 8 (7.55%) Cisco
5 6 (5.66%) Veritas
6 5 (4.72%) HP
6 5 (4.72%) Sybase
7 4 (3.77%) EPiServer
8 3 (2.83%) Cognos
8 3 (2.83%) Informatica
8 3 (2.83%) SAP
8 3 (2.83%) Sun
8 3 (2.83%) Symantec
9 2 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.89%) Vertica
10 1 (0.94%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.94%) Charles River
10 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.94%) RedGate
10 1 (0.94%) Remedy
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