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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 277 207 161
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -46
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 132 240 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 1.02% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.52% 4.47% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 183 206
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£425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +28.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +49.12%
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
5234 5373 4804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.50% 22.73% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3667 3784 3358
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 29
Average hourly rate £27.32 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.64% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £22.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.00 £62.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -5 42 £425 - 10
Docklands, London - 8 £425 -
Stanmore - 1 £400 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 255 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 202 (79.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 178 (69.80%) SQL
4 136 (53.33%) .NET
5 130 (50.98%) C#
6 112 (43.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 99 (38.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 92 (36.08%) Finance
9 91 (35.69%) Microsoft
10 88 (34.51%) Windows
11 85 (33.33%) T-SQL
12 69 (27.06%) JavaScript
13 66 (25.88%) MS Excel
14 65 (25.49%) ASP.NET
15 59 (23.14%) Banking
16 56 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
17 52 (20.39%) SQL Server 2012
18 51 (20.00%) HTML
19 48 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
20 46 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
21 43 (16.86%) SQL Server 2000
22 37 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
23 36 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
23 36 (14.12%) Visual Studio
23 36 (14.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 34 (13.33%) TDD
25 33 (12.94%) WCF
26 32 (12.55%) ETL
27 30 (11.76%) XSLT
27 30 (11.76%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
2 23 (9.02%) SharePoint
3 20 (7.84%) IIS
4 10 (3.92%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.78%) Lync
9 2 (0.78%) Confluence
9 2 (0.78%) CMS
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 66 (25.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.78%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.92%) DNS
1 10 (3.92%) SAN
2 7 (2.75%) FTP
2 7 (2.75%) HTTP
3 5 (1.96%) DHCP
3 5 (1.96%) Firewall
4 3 (1.18%) LAN
4 3 (1.18%) WAN
4 3 (1.18%) Intranet
4 3 (1.18%) Internet
4 3 (1.18%) VLAN
5 2 (0.78%) LDAP
5 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.78%) VPN
6 1 (0.39%) MPLS
6 1 (0.39%) DDNS
6 1 (0.39%) NAS
6 1 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.39%) SSH
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 202 (79.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 112 (43.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 99 (38.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (20.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (16.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 36 (14.12%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (14.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (11.37%) MS Access
9 16 (6.27%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.10%) SSDT
11 12 (4.71%) DTS
12 10 (3.92%) RDBMS
13 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (2.35%) QlikView
15 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database
15 6 (2.35%) OLAP
16 5 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.96%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 36 (14.12%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.71%) Subversion
4 8 (3.14%) NUnit
5 7 (2.75%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.96%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.57%) MSTest
7 4 (1.57%) Moq
7 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.18%) ERwin
8 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.18%) JIRA
9 2 (0.78%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.78%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.39%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.39%) JMeter
General
1 92 (36.08%) Finance
2 59 (23.14%) Banking
3 26 (10.20%) Investment Banking
4 20 (7.84%) Back Office
5 15 (5.88%) Billing
6 12 (4.71%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.14%) Law
8 7 (2.75%) Front Office
9 6 (2.35%) Retail
10 5 (1.96%) Marketing
11 4 (1.57%) Legal
11 4 (1.57%) Advertising
12 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.78%) Local Government
12 2 (0.78%) Games
13 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (55.29%) Developer
2 46 (18.04%) SQL Developer
3 40 (15.69%) DBA
4 35 (13.73%) SQL DBA
5 31 (12.16%) C# Developer
6 29 (11.37%) .NET Developer
7 28 (10.98%) Applications Support
8 21 (8.24%) Analyst
9 16 (6.27%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (5.49%) SQL Server DBA
11 13 (5.10%) ETL Developer
11 13 (5.10%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.71%) Administrator
12 12 (4.71%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (3.53%) Database Developer
13 9 (3.53%) Web Developer
14 8 (3.14%) SQL Database Developer
14 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Developer
14 8 (3.14%) Architect
14 8 (3.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (53.33%) .NET
2 65 (25.49%) ASP.NET
3 51 (20.00%) HTML
4 33 (12.94%) WCF
5 30 (11.76%) XSLT
6 28 (10.98%) CSS
7 27 (10.59%) WPF
8 26 (10.20%) Web Services
9 25 (9.80%) jQuery
10 24 (9.41%) DHTML
11 22 (8.63%) XML
12 21 (8.24%) .NET Framework
13 15 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (3.14%) SOAP
15 7 (2.75%) RESTful
15 7 (2.75%) Entity Framework
15 7 (2.75%) MDX
16 6 (2.35%) WF
16 6 (2.35%) Ajax
16 6 (2.35%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.63%) Clustering
2 20 (7.84%) Replication
3 16 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.71%) Fixed Income
5 11 (4.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 10 (3.92%) N-Tier
7 8 (3.14%) Data Integration
7 8 (3.14%) IVR
8 6 (2.35%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.57%) Statistics
10 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.18%) NHS
10 3 (1.18%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.18%) Derivative
10 3 (1.18%) User Experience
11 2 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 88 (34.51%) Windows
2 48 (18.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (18.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 15 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.49%) Windows Vista
6 13 (5.10%) UNIX
7 6 (2.35%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.96%) Linux
9 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.18%) AIX
10 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.51%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (13.33%) TDD
4 32 (12.55%) ETL
5 24 (9.41%) MVC
6 23 (9.02%) Web Development
7 22 (8.63%) CRM
8 18 (7.06%) OO
8 18 (7.06%) Migration
9 16 (6.27%) Scrum
10 15 (5.88%) Workflow
10 15 (5.88%) Database Security
11 14 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (5.49%) Unit Testing
11 14 (5.49%) Business Analysis
12 13 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (5.10%) Change Management
13 12 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (4.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 178 (69.80%) SQL
2 130 (50.98%) C#
3 85 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 69 (27.06%) JavaScript
5 30 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 29 (11.37%) VBA
7 18 (7.06%) VB
8 12 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.14%) VBScript
10 7 (2.75%) VB6
11 6 (2.35%) Java
12 5 (1.96%) PHP
12 5 (1.96%) C
12 5 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.18%) Perl
13 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.18%) Korn
14 2 (0.78%) Python
14 2 (0.78%) RPG
15 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.49%) Degree
2 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.18%) PMP
4 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.18%) MCITP
5 2 (0.78%) MCTS
5 2 (0.78%) MCSE
5 2 (0.78%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.39%) MCSA
6 1 (0.39%) MCSD
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) HL7
3 1 (0.39%) DICOM
System Software
1 15 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.35%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.96%) vSphere
5 4 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.57%) XenApp
6 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.39%) XenServer
8 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.39%) SRDF
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Backup Exec
1 3 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.78%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.39%) Control-M
3 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.39%) WSUS
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 91 (35.69%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.45%) Oracle
3 13 (5.10%) VMware
4 5 (1.96%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.96%) SAP
4 5 (1.96%) Cisco
4 5 (1.96%) IBM
4 5 (1.96%) Citrix
4 5 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.96%) Tableau
5 4 (1.57%) HP
5 4 (1.57%) Sybase
6 3 (1.18%) Informatica
6 3 (1.18%) EMC
6 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.18%) Veeam
7 2 (0.78%) ProCurve
7 2 (0.78%) Symantec
7 2 (0.78%) CODA
7 2 (0.78%) Embarcadero
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £23.26 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £345.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago