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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 361 312 212
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -100
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 59 124 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.53% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.21% 2.23% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 77 183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £28.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.58% +41.25%
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
4858 5560 5467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.75% 23.87% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3592 3896 3782
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 51 27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.60 £55.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +24 16 £474 +11.47% 5
Croydon - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 142 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (78.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (56.34%) SQL
4 70 (49.30%) Windows
5 65 (45.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 60 (42.25%) Microsoft
7 49 (34.51%) .NET
8 42 (29.58%) C#
9 39 (27.46%) Windows Server
10 38 (26.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 35 (24.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (24.65%) T-SQL
12 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
12 27 (19.01%) SharePoint
12 27 (19.01%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (18.31%) Active Directory
14 25 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (16.90%) PowerShell
15 24 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (15.49%) MS Excel
18 21 (14.79%) Replication
18 21 (14.79%) Finance
19 20 (14.08%) Migration
19 20 (14.08%) Oracle
19 20 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 18 (12.68%) SQL Server 2000
20 18 (12.68%) MVC
20 18 (12.68%) Clustering
21 17 (11.97%) 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 27 (19.01%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.86%) IIS
3 13 (9.15%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (7.75%) Skype for Business
5 10 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (7.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.23%) Apache
7 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.82%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.82%) CMS
8 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.41%) PowerExchange
10 2 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
Applications
1 22 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.23%) MS Office
3 3 (2.11%) MS Project
4 2 (1.41%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (2.11%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (7.04%) Office 365
2 9 (6.34%) OneDrive
2 9 (6.34%) Yammer
3 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.75%) Firewall
2 10 (7.04%) Intranet
2 10 (7.04%) SAN
3 9 (6.34%) DNS
4 7 (4.93%) Wireless
5 6 (4.23%) NAS
6 5 (3.52%) DHCP
6 5 (3.52%) VPN
7 4 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.82%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (2.82%) SSL
7 4 (2.82%) VLAN
8 3 (2.11%) WAN
9 2 (1.41%) LAN
9 2 (1.41%) VoIP
10 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.70%) ISDN
10 1 (0.70%) PSTN
10 1 (0.70%) SMTP
10 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 111 (78.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (45.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (26.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (24.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (14.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (12.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 16 (11.27%) Oracle Database
9 14 (9.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (7.75%) Sybase ASE
11 10 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (4.93%) DTS
15 6 (4.23%) MS Access
16 5 (3.52%) MySQL
17 4 (2.82%) Power BI
17 4 (2.82%) PowerPivot
18 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
18 3 (2.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (9.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.82%) JIRA
2 4 (2.82%) Subversion
3 3 (2.11%) NUnit
4 2 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.70%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.70%) JMeter
5 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.70%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.70%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.70%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.70%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (14.79%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Banking
3 8 (5.63%) Back Office
4 7 (4.93%) Law
5 6 (4.23%) Legal
5 6 (4.23%) Marketing
6 4 (2.82%) Publishing
7 3 (2.11%) Retail
8 2 (1.41%) Front Office
8 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (36.62%) Developer
2 39 (27.46%) DBA
3 36 (25.35%) SQL DBA
4 25 (17.61%) SQL Server DBA
5 16 (11.27%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.56%) Administrator
7 13 (9.15%) Consultant
7 13 (9.15%) SQL Developer
8 12 (8.45%) Architect
8 12 (8.45%) C# Developer
9 11 (7.75%) SharePoint Developer
10 9 (6.34%) WPF Developer
11 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.63%) Sybase Consultant
12 7 (4.93%) SharePoint Architect
12 7 (4.93%) SSIS Developer
12 7 (4.93%) SSRS Developer
12 7 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.51%) .NET
2 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
3 17 (11.97%) Web Services
4 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (10.56%) CSS
5 13 (9.15%) WPF
5 13 (9.15%) XML
6 11 (7.75%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.63%) AngularJS
7 8 (5.63%) HTML
7 8 (5.63%) WCF
8 7 (4.93%) jQuery
9 6 (4.23%) Entity Framework
10 5 (3.52%) MDX
10 5 (3.52%) WinForms
11 4 (2.82%) ADO.NET
11 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.11%) HTML5
12 3 (2.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Replication
2 18 (12.68%) Clustering
3 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.41%) EMC Centera
7 2 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.41%) User Experience
8 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.70%) FMCG
8 1 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.70%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (49.30%) Windows
2 39 (27.46%) Windows Server
3 25 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (16.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.86%) Solaris
7 11 (7.75%) Linux
8 10 (7.04%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.34%) Unix
10 5 (3.52%) Android
10 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.52%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.11%) AIX
11 3 (2.11%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.11%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.41%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.70%) CentOS
13 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.01%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (14.08%) Migration
4 18 (12.68%) MVC
5 14 (9.86%) ITIL
6 12 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (7.04%) High Availability
9 9 (6.34%) Database Tuning
10 8 (5.63%) MVVM
10 8 (5.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (5.63%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.93%) Analytics
11 7 (4.93%) ETL
11 7 (4.93%) TDD
12 5 (3.52%) Change Management
12 5 (3.52%) Office Automation
12 5 (3.52%) Scrum
12 5 (3.52%) SDLC
12 5 (3.52%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 80 (56.34%) SQL
2 42 (29.58%) C#
3 35 (24.65%) T-SQL
4 24 (16.90%) PowerShell
5 14 (9.86%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.75%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.04%) Korn
8 9 (6.34%) VBA
9 5 (3.52%) C
9 5 (3.52%) Java
10 4 (2.82%) Python
10 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.11%) Perl
11 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.11%) VBScript
12 2 (1.41%) C-shell
13 1 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.70%) PHP
13 1 (0.70%) Scala
13 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) Degree
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.82%) CCNA
3 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.82%) MCSE
4 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.41%) MCITP
5 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) HND
6 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.70%) MCP
6 1 (0.70%) MCTS
6 1 (0.70%) OCP
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) QA
2 4 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (18.31%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.52%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.41%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.41%) vSphere
6 2 (1.41%) XenApp
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.70%) HDFS
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.82%) SCOM
3 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.70%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.70%) Foglight
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.70%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.70%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.08%) Oracle
3 17 (11.97%) VMware
4 12 (8.45%) Sybase
5 9 (6.34%) HP
6 8 (5.63%) SAP
6 8 (5.63%) Veritas
7 6 (4.23%) Cisco
8 4 (2.82%) Citrix
8 4 (2.82%) EPiServer
8 4 (2.82%) Sun
9 3 (2.11%) Infor
9 3 (2.11%) Informatica
9 3 (2.11%) Misys
9 3 (2.11%) OpenLink
9 3 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.11%) Symantec
9 3 (2.11%) Trayport
10 2 (1.41%) Tableau
10 2 (1.41%) Vertica