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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 365 275 204
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -71
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 52 143 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.64% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 2.70% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 101 192
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% -43.90%
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
5063 5297 5248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.30% 23.89% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3681 3697 3724
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £16.27 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.40 £60.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +12 12 £500 +17.64% 3
Croydon - 3 £401 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 162 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 124 (76.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 100 (61.73%) SQL
4 77 (47.53%) Windows
4 77 (47.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 72 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 50 (30.86%) .NET
7 47 (29.01%) T-SQL
8 45 (27.78%) C#
8 45 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (26.54%) Windows Server
9 43 (26.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (19.75%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (19.75%) PowerShell
11 31 (19.14%) Oracle
12 29 (17.90%) ASP.NET
12 29 (17.90%) Replication
13 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
14 27 (16.67%) Migration
14 27 (16.67%) Finance
14 27 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (14.81%) Active Directory
17 24 (14.81%) Oracle Database
18 23 (14.20%) SQL Server 2000
18 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
19 21 (12.96%) Solaris
19 21 (12.96%) Clustering
20 20 (12.35%) ITIL

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 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.02%) IIS
3 11 (6.79%) MS Exchange
4 10 (6.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.32%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.09%) PowerExchange
7 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.85%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.85%) CMS
9 2 (1.23%) Apache
9 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.85%) MS Office
2 3 (1.85%) MS Project
3 2 (1.23%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.85%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.62%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.17%) Office 365
3 9 (5.56%) OneDrive
3 9 (5.56%) Yammer
4 5 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.49%) SAN
2 11 (6.79%) Intranet
3 8 (4.94%) DNS
4 7 (4.32%) Wireless
5 6 (3.70%) Firewall
6 5 (3.09%) NAS
7 4 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.47%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (2.47%) VLAN
8 3 (1.85%) DHCP
8 3 (1.85%) Internet
8 3 (1.85%) VoIP
8 3 (1.85%) WAN
9 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.23%) H.323
9 2 (1.23%) ISDN
9 2 (1.23%) LAN
9 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.62%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 124 (76.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (47.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (26.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (14.81%) Oracle Database
7 23 (14.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 20 (12.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (9.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (9.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (8.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (6.79%) Sybase ASE
13 9 (5.56%) MS Access
14 8 (4.94%) DTS
15 7 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (3.09%) OLAP
16 5 (3.09%) PowerCenter
17 4 (2.47%) MySQL
17 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
17 4 (2.47%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.47%) JIRA
3 4 (2.47%) NUnit
3 4 (2.47%) Subversion
4 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.62%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) JMeter
5 1 (0.62%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.62%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.62%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.62%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.62%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.62%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (16.67%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Back Office
3 10 (6.17%) Law
4 8 (4.94%) Legal
5 7 (4.32%) Marketing
6 6 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.47%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.85%) Front Office
8 3 (1.85%) Publishing
8 3 (1.85%) Retail
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (34.57%) Developer
2 52 (32.10%) DBA
3 45 (27.78%) SQL DBA
4 31 (19.14%) SQL Server DBA
5 18 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 18 (11.11%) Administrator
6 15 (9.26%) SQL Developer
7 14 (8.64%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.64%) Consultant
8 13 (8.02%) Architect
9 12 (7.41%) WPF Developer
10 9 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.94%) C# WPF Developer
11 8 (4.94%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (4.94%) Sybase Consultant
11 8 (4.94%) Sybase DBA
12 7 (4.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 7 (4.32%) Senior DBA
12 7 (4.32%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (30.86%) .NET
2 29 (17.90%) ASP.NET
3 18 (11.11%) Web Services
4 17 (10.49%) WPF
5 14 (8.64%) XML
6 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (7.41%) CSS
8 11 (6.79%) .NET Framework
9 9 (5.56%) HTML
10 8 (4.94%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.94%) WinForms
11 7 (4.32%) Entity Framework
11 7 (4.32%) MDX
12 6 (3.70%) WCF
13 5 (3.09%) jQuery
14 4 (2.47%) ADO.NET
14 4 (2.47%) Middleware
14 4 (2.47%) RESTful
15 3 (1.85%) Classic ASP
15 3 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.90%) Replication
2 21 (12.96%) Clustering
3 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.09%) EMC Centera
7 4 (2.47%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.23%) User Experience
9 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.62%) Fintech
10 1 (0.62%) FMCG
10 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (47.53%) Windows
2 43 (26.54%) Windows Server
3 27 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (12.96%) Solaris
6 18 (11.11%) Linux
6 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.26%) Unix
8 9 (5.56%) AIX
9 7 (4.32%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.85%) Android
11 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.85%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.85%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.62%) CentOS
12 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.75%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (16.67%) Migration
3 26 (16.05%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (12.35%) ITIL
5 17 (10.49%) MVC
6 16 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (9.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (8.64%) High Availability
8 12 (7.41%) MVVM
9 11 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.79%) Database Tuning
9 11 (6.79%) Project Management
9 11 (6.79%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.56%) TDD
11 8 (4.94%) Capacity Management
12 7 (4.32%) Data Validation
12 7 (4.32%) ETL
12 7 (4.32%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (4.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 100 (61.73%) SQL
2 47 (29.01%) T-SQL
3 45 (27.78%) C#
4 32 (19.75%) PowerShell
5 17 (10.49%) Shell Script
6 13 (8.02%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.02%) Korn
6 13 (8.02%) VBA
7 9 (5.56%) C
8 6 (3.70%) Java
8 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.09%) C-shell
10 4 (2.47%) Python
10 4 (2.47%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.47%) VBScript
11 3 (1.85%) Perl
11 3 (1.85%) VB
12 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.62%) PHP
12 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.47%) CCNA
3 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.85%) Degree
4 3 (1.85%) MCSE
4 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.23%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.23%) MCITP
5 2 (1.23%) MCTS
6 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) HND
6 1 (0.62%) MCP
6 1 (0.62%) MCSA
6 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) QA
2 8 (4.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (3.09%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.85%) XenApp
6 2 (1.23%) SRDF
6 2 (1.23%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.62%) HDFS
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (2.47%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.47%) Foglight
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.47%) SCOM
3 3 (1.85%) SCCM
4 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.62%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.62%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 72 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.14%) Oracle
3 16 (9.88%) Sybase
4 14 (8.64%) VMware
5 12 (7.41%) Veritas
6 10 (6.17%) HP
7 8 (4.94%) SAP
8 7 (4.32%) Cisco
9 6 (3.70%) Informatica
10 5 (3.09%) Citrix
10 5 (3.09%) EMC
10 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.47%) Imperva
11 4 (2.47%) Siebel
11 4 (2.47%) Sun
11 4 (2.47%) Tableau
12 3 (1.85%) EPiServer
12 3 (1.85%) Infor
12 3 (1.85%) Misys
12 3 (1.85%) OpenLink
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