The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 202 144 133
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 240 305 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.39% 1.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.33% 6.27% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 212 266
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £21.34 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.89% -41.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5545 4861 5480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.40% 22.11% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3884 3412 3560
Average daily rate £425 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 30
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.20 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £17.30 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £52.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -61 66 £425 - 28
Canary Wharf +16 1 - -
Croydon -9 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £275 -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - - 2
West Drayton - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 452 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 371 (82.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 297 (65.71%) SQL
4 205 (45.35%) .NET
5 177 (39.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 166 (36.73%) Windows
7 146 (32.30%) Microsoft
8 145 (32.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 138 (30.53%) Finance
10 136 (30.09%) C#
11 124 (27.43%) ASP.NET
12 117 (25.88%) T-SQL
13 91 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 85 (18.81%) SQL Server 2000
15 82 (18.14%) HTML
16 81 (17.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 77 (17.04%) Business Intelligence
18 76 (16.81%) Banking
19 73 (16.15%) SharePoint
19 73 (16.15%) SQL Server 2012
20 69 (15.27%) MS Excel
21 66 (14.60%) Data Warehouse
22 61 (13.50%) ETL
23 56 (12.39%) IIS
23 56 (12.39%) VMware
23 56 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
24 51 (11.28%) XML
25 50 (11.06%) JavaScript
25 50 (11.06%) Clustering
25 50 (11.06%) .NET Framework

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 73 (16.15%) SharePoint
2 56 (12.39%) IIS
3 38 (8.41%) MS Exchange
4 25 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.55%) CMS
10 6 (1.33%) Lync
10 6 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.11%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.88%) WorkSite
13 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.66%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Foundation
13 3 (0.66%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.44%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 69 (15.27%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.98%) MS Office
3 15 (3.32%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.21%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.44%) Global One
5 1 (0.22%) Movex
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.22%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.22%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.55%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.53%) SAN
2 20 (4.42%) TCP/IP
3 18 (3.98%) Firewall
4 10 (2.21%) NAS
5 8 (1.77%) DNS
5 8 (1.77%) LAN
5 8 (1.77%) HTTP
6 7 (1.55%) WAN
7 6 (1.33%) Internet
8 5 (1.11%) SSL
8 5 (1.11%) VoIP
8 5 (1.11%) DHCP
8 5 (1.11%) DMZ
9 4 (0.88%) SMTP
10 3 (0.66%) LDAP
10 3 (0.66%) DAB
10 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.44%) FTP
12 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 371 (82.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 177 (39.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 145 (32.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 85 (18.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 81 (17.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 73 (16.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 66 (14.60%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (5.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 23 (5.09%) Relational Database
11 21 (4.65%) Oracle Database
12 19 (4.20%) DTS
13 18 (3.98%) OLAP
14 16 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 12 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (2.43%) OLTP
18 10 (2.21%) Data Mining
19 9 (1.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (9.96%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.42%) NUnit
4 10 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (1.77%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.33%) Expression Web
6 6 (1.33%) FrontPage
6 6 (1.33%) Subversion
7 5 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.66%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.44%) MSI
10 2 (0.44%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.22%) Toad
11 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.22%) ERwin
General
1 138 (30.53%) Finance
2 76 (16.81%) Banking
3 16 (3.54%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.77%) Retail
4 8 (1.77%) Legal
5 7 (1.55%) Front Office
5 7 (1.55%) Marketing
6 6 (1.33%) Local Government
7 5 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.11%) Publishing
8 4 (0.88%) Back Office
8 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 253 (55.97%) Developer
2 107 (23.67%) SQL Developer
3 76 (16.81%) DBA
4 62 (13.72%) SQL DBA
5 55 (12.17%) .NET Developer
6 43 (9.51%) C# Developer
7 41 (9.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 31 (6.86%) Analyst
9 27 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (5.53%) SQL Server DBA
11 23 (5.09%) Senior Developer
11 23 (5.09%) Administrator
12 21 (4.65%) Architect
13 19 (4.20%) SQL Server Developer
14 18 (3.98%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 13 (2.88%) Applications Support
15 13 (2.88%) Consultant
15 13 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (2.88%) Senior SQL Developer
16 12 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (45.35%) .NET
2 124 (27.43%) ASP.NET
3 82 (18.14%) HTML
4 51 (11.28%) XML
5 50 (11.06%) .NET Framework
6 48 (10.62%) WCF
7 46 (10.18%) CSS
8 38 (8.41%) jQuery
9 36 (7.96%) Web Services
10 33 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (5.75%) Ajax
12 22 (4.87%) XSLT
13 18 (3.98%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 16 (3.54%) MDX
14 16 (3.54%) WPF
15 14 (3.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 14 (3.10%) SOAP
16 13 (2.88%) JSON
17 11 (2.43%) WinForms
17 11 (2.43%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.06%) Clustering
2 25 (5.53%) Replication
3 11 (2.43%) Fixed Income
3 11 (2.43%) Data Integration
4 9 (1.99%) NHS
4 9 (1.99%) Statistics
5 8 (1.77%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.55%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.33%) W3C
8 5 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.88%) Open Source
10 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.66%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.66%) Derivative
11 2 (0.44%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 166 (36.73%) Windows
2 91 (20.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (5.75%) Linux
5 17 (3.76%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.88%) Windows XP
7 13 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.99%) Windows 2000
9 8 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.77%) Solaris
10 6 (1.33%) UNIX
11 3 (0.66%) AIX
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.04%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (13.50%) ETL
3 45 (9.96%) ITIL
3 45 (9.96%) Migration
3 45 (9.96%) MVC
4 42 (9.29%) Data Modelling
5 39 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (7.30%) Asset Management
7 30 (6.64%) TDD
8 28 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (5.09%) Web Development
10 21 (4.65%) OO
10 21 (4.65%) Scrum
11 20 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (3.98%) SOA
13 16 (3.54%) Workflow
14 15 (3.32%) CRM
14 15 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (3.10%) Unit Testing
16 13 (2.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 297 (65.71%) SQL
2 136 (30.09%) C#
3 117 (25.88%) T-SQL
4 50 (11.06%) JavaScript
5 46 (10.18%) VB.NET
6 36 (7.96%) PowerShell
7 20 (4.42%) VB
8 18 (3.98%) VBScript
9 14 (3.10%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.99%) VBA
11 7 (1.55%) Java
12 6 (1.33%) VB6
13 4 (0.88%) C
14 3 (0.66%) Perl
14 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.66%) XPath
15 1 (0.22%) Python
15 1 (0.22%) PHP
15 1 (0.22%) C++
15 1 (0.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.31%) Degree
2 24 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (5.09%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.98%) MCITP
5 16 (3.54%) MCTS
6 11 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.88%) MCSE
10 3 (0.66%) MCSA
11 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.22%) MCP
11 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.99%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 47 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 34 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.42%) XenApp
4 12 (2.65%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.43%) vSphere
6 9 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.88%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.88%) XenServer
10 3 (0.66%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.44%) Xen
11 2 (0.44%) LiteSpeed
11 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (1.99%) Backup Exec
2 9 (1.99%) SCOM
3 6 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.11%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.88%) Control-M
6 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.66%) SCCM
6 3 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.22%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.22%) Foglight
7 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
7 1 (0.22%) Puppet
7 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 146 (32.30%) Microsoft
2 56 (12.39%) VMware
3 40 (8.85%) Oracle
4 33 (7.30%) Citrix
5 16 (3.54%) EMC
5 16 (3.54%) Cisco
6 14 (3.10%) Tableau
7 13 (2.88%) Business Objects
7 13 (2.88%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.65%) HP
9 10 (2.21%) Symantec
10 8 (1.77%) thinkFolio
10 8 (1.77%) Juniper
10 8 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (1.55%) Informatica
11 7 (1.55%) SAP
11 7 (1.55%) Civica
12 6 (1.33%) Sybase
12 6 (1.33%) NetApp
13 5 (1.11%) Veritas
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum candidate and experience dependant
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Bridge Recruitment UK Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrow
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £28 - £40 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Walter Samuel Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago