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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 287 189 135
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -54
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 101 227 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 1.07% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 4.70% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 159 216
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£425 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +18.86%
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
4748 4831 4617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.11% 22.75% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3340 3235
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +75.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.60 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £160.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 33 £425 - 20
Docklands, London +10 6 £425 -22.72%
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Morden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 260 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 202 (77.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 182 (70.00%) SQL
4 129 (49.62%) .NET
5 119 (45.77%) C#
6 102 (39.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 101 (38.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 99 (38.08%) Windows
8 99 (38.08%) Microsoft
9 93 (35.77%) Finance
10 79 (30.38%) T-SQL
11 70 (26.92%) MS Excel
12 68 (26.15%) JavaScript
13 63 (24.23%) ASP.NET
14 52 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 50 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 49 (18.85%) SQL Server 2000
16 49 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
17 48 (18.46%) Banking
17 48 (18.46%) HTML
18 46 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
18 46 (17.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 35 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
20 33 (12.69%) VBA
20 33 (12.69%) WCF
21 31 (11.92%) CSS
22 30 (11.54%) XSLT
22 30 (11.54%) MS Access
22 30 (11.54%) Visual Studio
22 30 (11.54%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 28 (10.77%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (10.00%) IIS
3 25 (9.62%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.38%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (3.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.54%) CMS
9 4 (1.54%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.77%) Apache
10 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.77%) Confluence
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.38%) Lync
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.08%) MS Office
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.38%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.77%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.38%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.77%) DNS
1 15 (5.77%) SAN
2 12 (4.62%) FTP
3 11 (4.23%) Firewall
4 10 (3.85%) DHCP
5 7 (2.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.69%) VPN
5 7 (2.69%) NAS
6 6 (2.31%) VLAN
6 6 (2.31%) HTTP
6 6 (2.31%) Internet
7 5 (1.92%) Intranet
8 3 (1.15%) LAN
8 3 (1.15%) WAN
9 2 (0.77%) Extranet
10 1 (0.38%) MPLS
10 1 (0.38%) SSH
10 1 (0.38%) SSL
10 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 202 (77.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 102 (39.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (38.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (18.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 46 (17.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (11.54%) MS Access
9 29 (11.15%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (7.69%) Relational Database
11 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (5.00%) RDBMS
13 9 (3.46%) DTS
13 9 (3.46%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (3.46%) SSDT
13 9 (3.46%) Oracle Database
14 8 (3.08%) OLAP
14 8 (3.08%) EDRMS
15 4 (1.54%) MySQL
15 4 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.85%) Subversion
4 8 (3.08%) NUnit
5 7 (2.69%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.54%) JIRA
7 4 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.15%) ERwin
8 3 (1.15%) MSTest
8 3 (1.15%) Moq
9 2 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.77%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.77%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.38%) NuGet
10 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 93 (35.77%) Finance
2 48 (18.46%) Banking
3 19 (7.31%) Investment Banking
3 19 (7.31%) Back Office
4 15 (5.77%) Billing
5 12 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.08%) Law
6 8 (3.08%) Legal
6 8 (3.08%) Marketing
7 7 (2.69%) Front Office
8 6 (2.31%) Local Government
9 4 (1.54%) Retail
10 3 (1.15%) Advertising
11 2 (0.77%) Games
11 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 131 (50.38%) Developer
2 40 (15.38%) DBA
3 37 (14.23%) SQL Developer
4 35 (13.46%) SQL DBA
5 28 (10.77%) Applications Support
6 26 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 26 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 25 (9.62%) Analyst
8 16 (6.15%) Administrator
9 13 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
10 12 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.23%) SQL Server DBA
11 11 (4.23%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.23%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.85%) ETL Developer
13 9 (3.46%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (3.46%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.46%) Web Developer
14 8 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
15 7 (2.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (49.62%) .NET
2 63 (24.23%) ASP.NET
3 48 (18.46%) HTML
4 33 (12.69%) WCF
5 31 (11.92%) CSS
6 30 (11.54%) XSLT
7 28 (10.77%) jQuery
8 25 (9.62%) WPF
8 25 (9.62%) XML
9 23 (8.85%) Web Services
10 22 (8.46%) DHTML
11 18 (6.92%) .NET Framework
12 13 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (3.85%) MDX
14 7 (2.69%) RESTful
15 6 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 6 (2.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (2.31%) Task Parallel Library
15 6 (2.31%) SOAP
16 5 (1.92%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.62%) Replication
2 20 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.92%) Clustering
4 10 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.46%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.08%) IVR
6 8 (3.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 7 (2.69%) Data Integration
8 6 (2.31%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.92%) Statistics
10 3 (1.15%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.15%) Derivative
10 3 (1.15%) NHS
11 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.77%) User Experience
11 2 (0.77%) iSeries
12 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 99 (38.08%) Windows
2 50 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (8.46%) Windows XP
5 21 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.38%) Windows Vista
7 13 (5.00%) UNIX
8 7 (2.69%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.69%) Linux
9 6 (2.31%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.92%) AIX
11 3 (1.15%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.38%) Solaris
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (11.15%) CRM
4 28 (10.77%) TDD
5 27 (10.38%) ETL
6 26 (10.00%) Web Development
7 25 (9.62%) Migration
8 20 (7.69%) MVC
8 20 (7.69%) OO
9 18 (6.92%) Database Security
10 17 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (6.54%) Workflow
11 16 (6.15%) ITIL
12 15 (5.77%) Scrum
13 14 (5.38%) Change Management
14 12 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (4.62%) Project Management
15 10 (3.85%) OOP
15 10 (3.85%) Unit Testing
15 10 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 182 (70.00%) SQL
2 119 (45.77%) C#
3 79 (30.38%) T-SQL
4 68 (26.15%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.69%) VBA
6 30 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 16 (6.15%) VB
8 11 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.08%) C
9 8 (3.08%) VBScript
10 6 (2.31%) Java
10 6 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.31%) VB6
11 5 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.92%) PHP
12 4 (1.54%) Korn
13 3 (1.15%) Perl
14 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.77%) RPG
14 2 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (5.77%) Degree
2 12 (4.62%) VCP4
3 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.31%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.54%) MCTS
5 4 (1.54%) MCITP
6 3 (1.15%) PMP
6 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.15%) MCSE
7 2 (0.77%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.92%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.08%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.15%) XenApp
6 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.15%) vSphere
7 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.38%) Firmware
8 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.38%) XenServer
8 1 (0.38%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (3.46%) Backup Exec
2 7 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.15%) SCCM
4 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.77%) Control-M
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 99 (38.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.08%) Oracle
3 19 (7.31%) VMware
4 11 (4.23%) Citrix
5 10 (3.85%) Cisco
6 9 (3.46%) Veeam
7 8 (3.08%) Symantec
8 7 (2.69%) Kaspersky
9 6 (2.31%) Cognos
9 6 (2.31%) Dell
10 5 (1.92%) Tableau
11 4 (1.54%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.54%) EMC
11 4 (1.54%) IBM
11 4 (1.54%) CODA
12 3 (1.15%) SAP
12 3 (1.15%) Sybase
12 3 (1.15%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.15%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.77%) Informatica
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