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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 270 195 126
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -69
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 123 215 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.98% 1.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.57% 4.29% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 140 218
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.00%
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
4787 5006 4526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.79% 22.86% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3478 3146
Average daily rate £445 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.35 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.02% +21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £18.00 £18.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £57.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -18 46 £394 -8.69% 21
Paddington - 1 £475 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Morden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 243 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 181 (74.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 178 (73.25%) SQL
4 105 (43.21%) Microsoft
5 99 (40.74%) .NET
5 99 (40.74%) Windows
6 90 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 89 (36.63%) C#
8 87 (35.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 81 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 72 (29.63%) Finance
11 63 (25.93%) MS Excel
12 57 (23.46%) SQL Server 2000
13 54 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 53 (21.81%) JavaScript
15 52 (21.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (21.40%) SQL Server 2012
16 50 (20.58%) ASP.NET
17 49 (20.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 37 (15.23%) HTML
19 35 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (12.76%) IIS
20 31 (12.76%) Migration
21 30 (12.35%) Visual Studio
22 29 (11.93%) CSS
22 29 (11.93%) XML
22 29 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
22 29 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
23 28 (11.52%) Performance Tuning
24 27 (11.11%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 31 (12.76%) IIS
2 27 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 24 (9.88%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (5.35%) MS Exchange
5 10 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.65%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.23%) CMS
11 2 (0.82%) Apache
11 2 (0.82%) Confluence
12 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 63 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.00%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.65%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.82%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.76%) DNS
1 14 (5.76%) SAN
2 12 (4.94%) FTP
3 10 (4.12%) Firewall
3 10 (4.12%) DHCP
4 8 (3.29%) NAS
5 7 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.47%) VPN
6 6 (2.47%) HTTP
6 6 (2.47%) Intranet
6 6 (2.47%) Internet
7 5 (2.06%) VLAN
8 4 (1.65%) SSL
9 2 (0.82%) LAN
9 2 (0.82%) WAN
9 2 (0.82%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.82%) SSH
9 2 (0.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 181 (74.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 90 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 87 (35.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (23.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 52 (21.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 49 (20.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (11.93%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (9.47%) MS Access
10 17 (7.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (7.00%) Relational Database
11 13 (5.35%) DTS
11 13 (5.35%) RDBMS
12 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database
13 8 (3.29%) Data Mining
13 8 (3.29%) OLAP
13 8 (3.29%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (3.29%) SSDT
14 6 (2.47%) EDRMS
15 5 (2.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (12.35%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.53%) SpecFlow
4 10 (4.12%) NUnit
5 7 (2.88%) Subversion
5 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.65%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.65%) JIRA
7 3 (1.23%) Selenium
7 3 (1.23%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.82%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.82%) ERwin
8 2 (0.82%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.41%) NuGet
9 1 (0.41%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.41%) Moq
General
1 72 (29.63%) Finance
2 23 (9.47%) Banking
3 15 (6.17%) Billing
4 14 (5.76%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.12%) Back Office
5 10 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.70%) Marketing
7 8 (3.29%) Legal
8 6 (2.47%) Retail
9 5 (2.06%) Local Government
9 5 (2.06%) Law
9 5 (2.06%) Front Office
10 4 (1.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.82%) Games
12 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (44.86%) Developer
2 47 (19.34%) DBA
3 41 (16.87%) SQL DBA
4 28 (11.52%) SQL Developer
4 28 (11.52%) Applications Support
5 25 (10.29%) Analyst
5 25 (10.29%) .NET Developer
6 19 (7.82%) Administrator
7 17 (7.00%) SQL Server DBA
8 15 (6.17%) C# Developer
9 14 (5.76%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Developer
11 11 (4.53%) ETL Developer
12 10 (4.12%) SQL Server Developer
12 10 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (3.29%) Applications Support Analyst
14 7 (2.88%) ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (2.88%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (2.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (40.74%) .NET
2 50 (20.58%) ASP.NET
3 37 (15.23%) HTML
4 29 (11.93%) CSS
4 29 (11.93%) XML
5 24 (9.88%) WCF
6 22 (9.05%) jQuery
7 18 (7.41%) Web Services
8 17 (7.00%) .NET Framework
8 17 (7.00%) XSLT
9 15 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (4.53%) MDX
11 10 (4.12%) WPF
12 8 (3.29%) DHTML
13 7 (2.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (2.47%) AngularJS
15 5 (2.06%) XHTML
15 5 (2.06%) WinForms
16 4 (1.65%) LINQ
16 4 (1.65%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.70%) Replication
2 23 (9.47%) Clustering
3 21 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.29%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.29%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.29%) IVR
5 5 (2.06%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.82%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.82%) User Experience
6 2 (0.82%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.82%) Derivative
6 2 (0.82%) Statistics
6 2 (0.82%) NHS
6 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.82%) iSeries
6 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.41%) RIA
7 1 (0.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 99 (40.74%) Windows
2 54 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (21.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (10.29%) Windows XP
5 21 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.76%) Windows Vista
7 11 (4.53%) UNIX
8 10 (4.12%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.29%) Linux
10 7 (2.88%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.47%) AIX
12 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.41%) Solaris
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (12.76%) Migration
3 29 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.52%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (11.11%) ETL
6 25 (10.29%) CRM
7 22 (9.05%) MVC
8 18 (7.41%) ITIL
8 18 (7.41%) Database Security
9 17 (7.00%) Change Management
9 17 (7.00%) Web Development
10 15 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (6.17%) OO
11 14 (5.76%) Workflow
11 14 (5.76%) TDD
11 14 (5.76%) Scrum
12 12 (4.94%) Project Management
13 11 (4.53%) Database Tuning
14 10 (4.12%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.12%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 178 (73.25%) SQL
2 89 (36.63%) C#
3 81 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 53 (21.81%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.23%) VBA
6 17 (7.00%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.35%) C
7 13 (5.35%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.94%) VB
9 7 (2.88%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.47%) VBScript
11 5 (2.06%) Java
11 5 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.06%) VB6
12 4 (1.65%) Korn
12 4 (1.65%) XPath
13 3 (1.23%) Perl
13 3 (1.23%) PHP
14 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.82%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (5.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.53%) MCITP
3 7 (2.88%) MCSE
3 7 (2.88%) MCTS
4 6 (2.47%) Degree
5 5 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.65%) MCSA
7 3 (1.23%) PMP
7 3 (1.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.82%) CCNP
8 2 (0.82%) CCNA
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.41%) MCP
9 1 (0.41%) CISSP
9 1 (0.41%) MCT
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) CISA
9 1 (0.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.82%) QA
2 6 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.53%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.65%) vSphere
5 4 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.29%) Backup Exec
1 8 (3.29%) SCCM
2 7 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.82%) SCOM
4 2 (0.82%) Control-M
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 105 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.64%) Oracle
3 20 (8.23%) VMware
4 11 (4.53%) Citrix
5 9 (3.70%) Cisco
6 8 (3.29%) Cognos
6 8 (3.29%) Symantec
6 8 (3.29%) Veeam
7 7 (2.88%) Kaspersky
7 7 (2.88%) Dell
8 6 (2.47%) CODA
9 5 (2.06%) IBM
10 4 (1.65%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.65%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.65%) Altiris
11 3 (1.23%) Sybase
11 3 (1.23%) SAP
11 3 (1.23%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.82%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.82%) Embarcadero
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