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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 392 288 285
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 57 151 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.64% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.07% 2.64% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 107 112
Median daily rate £431 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £333 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.28 £33.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-59.75% +65.00%
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
5306 5727 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.05% 24.12% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3803 4031 3772
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 44 45
Median hourly rate £24.60 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.46% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.90 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +32.00%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -13 9 £450 +12.50% 4
Bromley +1 2 £275 +10.00%
Croydon -11 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £488 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (77.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (57.80%) SQL
4 53 (48.62%) .NET
4 53 (48.62%) Windows
5 46 (42.20%) C#
6 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
7 38 (34.86%) ASP.NET
7 38 (34.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (32.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (30.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (26.61%) Windows Server
11 26 (23.85%) Finance
12 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
13 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (20.18%) MVC
14 22 (20.18%) T-SQL
15 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (16.51%) Active Directory
16 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
16 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 17 (15.60%) HTML
18 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
18 16 (14.68%) Performance Tuning
19 15 (13.76%) Banking
19 15 (13.76%) VMware
19 15 (13.76%) CSS
20 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
20 14 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (12.84%) Replication

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 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.17%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.26%) IIS
4 7 (6.42%) Apache
4 7 (6.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.42%) Skype for Business
5 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (5.50%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.67%) CMS
7 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.34%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) MS Project
4 2 (1.83%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) Office 365
3 3 (2.75%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.75%) Yammer
4 1 (0.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.01%) DNS
2 11 (10.09%) DHCP
3 10 (9.17%) Firewall
4 9 (8.26%) Wireless
5 6 (5.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (5.50%) Intranet
5 6 (5.50%) SAN
6 5 (4.59%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.59%) IP Telephony
6 5 (4.59%) ISDN
6 5 (4.59%) LAN
6 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.59%) VoIP
6 5 (4.59%) WAN
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.67%) NAS
7 4 (3.67%) SSL
7 4 (3.67%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.67%) VLAN
7 4 (3.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 85 (77.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (34.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (32.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (30.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
8 7 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (5.50%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (4.59%) MySQL
10 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
11 4 (3.67%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (2.75%) DTS
12 3 (2.75%) MS Access
12 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.75%) Power BI
12 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
2 12 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.67%) JIRA
4 3 (2.75%) NUnit
4 3 (2.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.92%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.92%) JMeter
5 1 (0.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.92%) Moq
5 1 (0.92%) MSTest
5 1 (0.92%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.92%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.92%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Banking
3 11 (10.09%) Back Office
4 4 (3.67%) Marketing
4 4 (3.67%) Publishing
5 3 (2.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (50.46%) Developer
2 25 (22.94%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.10%) C# Developer
4 16 (14.68%) DBA
4 16 (14.68%) SQL Developer
5 15 (13.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.76%) SQL DBA
6 13 (11.93%) SSIS Developer
7 9 (8.26%) WPF Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Administrator
8 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (6.42%) C# WPF Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.50%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Consultant
10 5 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (48.62%) .NET
2 38 (34.86%) ASP.NET
3 18 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (15.60%) HTML
5 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
6 15 (13.76%) CSS
7 13 (11.93%) WCF
8 12 (11.01%) WPF
9 11 (10.09%) Web Services
10 10 (9.17%) Entity Framework
10 10 (9.17%) XML
10 10 (9.17%) XSLT
11 8 (7.34%) DHTML
11 8 (7.34%) jQuery
12 6 (5.50%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.59%) 802.1X
14 4 (3.67%) ADO.NET
14 4 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
15 3 (2.75%) Ajax
15 3 (2.75%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Replication
2 10 (9.17%) Clustering
3 6 (5.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.67%) Fintech
5 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.83%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.92%) Derivative
8 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.92%) FMCG
8 1 (0.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.92%) iPad
8 1 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (48.62%) Windows
2 29 (26.61%) Windows Server
3 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.26%) Solaris
7 6 (5.50%) Unix
8 5 (4.59%) Android
8 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.59%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.75%) Linux
10 3 (2.75%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.92%) CentOS
12 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) MVC
2 16 (14.68%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.17%) ITIL
6 10 (9.17%) Migration
6 10 (9.17%) Web Development
7 8 (7.34%) Change Management
7 8 (7.34%) OO
8 7 (6.42%) ETL
9 6 (5.50%) Database Mirroring
10 5 (4.59%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.59%) MVVM
10 5 (4.59%) OOP
10 5 (4.59%) Scrum
10 5 (4.59%) SDLC
10 5 (4.59%) SOA
10 5 (4.59%) TDD
10 5 (4.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (57.80%) SQL
2 46 (42.20%) C#
3 24 (22.02%) JavaScript
4 22 (20.18%) T-SQL
5 12 (11.01%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.59%) Java
8 3 (2.75%) Korn
8 3 (2.75%) PHP
8 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.83%) VBA
10 1 (0.92%) C
10 1 (0.92%) Python
10 1 (0.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.92%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) VB6
10 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) CCNA
2 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.83%) MCSE
4 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.92%) MCITP
5 1 (0.92%) MCTS
5 1 (0.92%) OCP
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.59%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.92%) HDFS
5 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.92%) vCloud
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) XenApp
5 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Cisco UCCX
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (3.67%) SCOM
3 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.83%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.92%) Nagios
4 1 (0.92%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.92%) SCCM
4 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.92%) WSUS
4 1 (0.92%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 41 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.76%) VMware
3 11 (10.09%) Oracle
4 9 (8.26%) Cisco
5 8 (7.34%) HP
6 6 (5.50%) Sybase
7 4 (3.67%) EPiServer
7 4 (3.67%) Veritas
8 3 (2.75%) SAP
8 3 (2.75%) Symantec
9 2 (1.83%) Citrix
9 2 (1.83%) Cognos
9 2 (1.83%) IBM
9 2 (1.83%) Informatica
9 2 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.83%) Sun
9 2 (1.83%) Vertica
10 1 (0.92%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.92%) New Relic
10 1 (0.92%) PTC
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