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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 282 176 145
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 129 311 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 1.24% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.40% 5.48% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 214 235
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
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
5384 5673 5565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.60% 22.60% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3898 3728
Average daily rate £445 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 67
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.84 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.26 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 -51 37 £450 +5.88% 15
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £500 - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 363 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 299 (82.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 215 (59.23%) SQL
4 159 (43.80%) .NET
5 146 (40.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 141 (38.84%) Microsoft
7 134 (36.91%) C#
8 133 (36.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 126 (34.71%) Windows
10 110 (30.30%) Finance
11 109 (30.03%) T-SQL
12 91 (25.07%) ASP.NET
13 86 (23.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 81 (22.31%) SQL Server 2000
15 75 (20.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 74 (20.39%) MS Excel
17 68 (18.73%) JavaScript
18 65 (17.91%) HTML
19 61 (16.80%) Windows Server 2003
19 61 (16.80%) MVC
20 59 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
21 57 (15.70%) SharePoint
22 56 (15.43%) .NET Framework
23 54 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
24 53 (14.60%) Active Directory
25 51 (14.05%) ETL
26 49 (13.50%) Banking
26 49 (13.50%) WCF
27 47 (12.95%) XML
28 46 (12.67%) CSS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 57 (15.70%) SharePoint
2 37 (10.19%) IIS
3 30 (8.26%) MS Exchange
4 21 (5.79%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (4.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.20%) CMS
9 7 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.65%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.38%) Lync
12 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.55%) EPiServer CMS
14 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 74 (20.39%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.86%) InfoPath
2 14 (3.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.13%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.48%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.20%) Office 365
2 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.31%) TCP/IP
1 12 (3.31%) SAN
2 10 (2.75%) Firewall
3 7 (1.93%) DMZ
3 7 (1.93%) WAN
3 7 (1.93%) LAN
4 6 (1.65%) DNS
4 6 (1.65%) Internet
5 5 (1.38%) SMTP
5 5 (1.38%) DHCP
5 5 (1.38%) HTTP
6 4 (1.10%) SSL
6 4 (1.10%) LDAP
6 4 (1.10%) Intranet
7 3 (0.83%) Wireless
7 3 (0.83%) VoIP
7 3 (0.83%) VPN
7 3 (0.83%) NAS
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 299 (82.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 146 (40.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 133 (36.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 86 (23.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 81 (22.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 75 (20.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (9.37%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (8.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 20 (5.51%) DTS
11 19 (5.23%) Relational Database
12 17 (4.68%) OLAP
13 15 (4.13%) Oracle Database
14 13 (3.58%) OLTP
15 11 (3.03%) RDBMS
15 11 (3.03%) MS Access
16 10 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (2.48%) Data Mining
18 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
19 6 (1.65%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 37 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.51%) NUnit
3 19 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (3.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (2.48%) Subversion
7 8 (2.20%) SpecFlow
7 8 (2.20%) FrontPage
7 8 (2.20%) Expression Web
7 8 (2.20%) MSTest
8 6 (1.65%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.65%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.38%) Selenium
10 4 (1.10%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.83%) ClearQuest
11 3 (0.83%) Moq
12 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.55%) MSI
13 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 110 (30.30%) Finance
2 49 (13.50%) Banking
3 18 (4.96%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.86%) Marketing
4 14 (3.86%) Retail
5 13 (3.58%) Back Office
5 13 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.48%) Legal
7 6 (1.65%) Advertising
7 6 (1.65%) Publishing
8 5 (1.38%) Billing
9 4 (1.10%) Front Office
10 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.55%) International Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Law
11 2 (0.55%) Electronics
11 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 199 (54.82%) Developer
2 60 (16.53%) SQL Developer
3 58 (15.98%) DBA
4 48 (13.22%) .NET Developer
5 46 (12.67%) SQL DBA
6 40 (11.02%) Analyst
7 37 (10.19%) C# Developer
8 32 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (6.61%) Senior Developer
10 23 (6.34%) SQL Server DBA
11 20 (5.51%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.68%) Applications Support
13 16 (4.41%) Support Analyst
14 15 (4.13%) Administrator
14 15 (4.13%) Consultant
14 15 (4.13%) SQL Server Developer
15 14 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (3.86%) Programmer
16 12 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (3.31%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (43.80%) .NET
2 91 (25.07%) ASP.NET
3 65 (17.91%) HTML
4 56 (15.43%) .NET Framework
5 49 (13.50%) WCF
6 47 (12.95%) XML
7 46 (12.67%) CSS
8 37 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (9.64%) Web Services
10 34 (9.37%) jQuery
11 29 (7.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (5.79%) XSLT
13 19 (5.23%) Ajax
14 17 (4.68%) MDX
15 13 (3.58%) JSON
15 13 (3.58%) WPF
15 13 (3.58%) HTML5
15 13 (3.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (3.31%) LINQ
17 11 (3.03%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.47%) Clustering
2 31 (8.54%) Replication
3 11 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.20%) W3C
5 6 (1.65%) Statistics
5 6 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.38%) NHS
6 5 (1.38%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.38%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.83%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.55%) Derivative
9 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.55%) DTV
10 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 126 (34.71%) Windows
2 61 (16.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 59 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (5.79%) Windows 7
5 20 (5.51%) Windows XP
6 16 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.13%) Linux
8 12 (3.31%) UNIX
9 9 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.20%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.93%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.38%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.10%) Solaris
14 3 (0.83%) CentOS
15 2 (0.55%) AIX
16 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.80%) MVC
2 54 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
3 51 (14.05%) ETL
4 37 (10.19%) Migration
5 35 (9.64%) TDD
5 35 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (9.09%) ITIL
7 27 (7.44%) Web Development
7 27 (7.44%) Data Modelling
8 24 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (6.34%) OO
10 22 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 22 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
11 21 (5.79%) SOA
11 21 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (4.68%) Asset Management
13 16 (4.41%) Unit Testing
13 16 (4.41%) Change Management
14 15 (4.13%) High Availability
15 14 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 215 (59.23%) SQL
2 134 (36.91%) C#
3 109 (30.03%) T-SQL
4 68 (18.73%) JavaScript
5 25 (6.89%) PowerShell
6 22 (6.06%) VB
7 18 (4.96%) VB.NET
8 17 (4.68%) VBScript
9 11 (3.03%) VBA
10 8 (2.20%) C
10 8 (2.20%) Perl
11 7 (1.93%) VB6
12 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.10%) C++
12 4 (1.10%) XAML
13 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.83%) Python
13 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.83%) X++
14 2 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 32 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (7.16%) Degree
3 20 (5.51%) MCITP
4 18 (4.96%) MCTS
5 12 (3.31%) MCSE
6 6 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.65%) MCSA
7 5 (1.38%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.83%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.83%) MCT
9 2 (0.55%) VCP5
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.55%) CCNP
9 2 (0.55%) CCNA
10 1 (0.28%) CISA
10 1 (0.28%) CISM
10 1 (0.28%) CISSP
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.96%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) Basel III
System Software
1 53 (14.60%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.86%) VMware ESX
4 9 (2.48%) vSphere
5 8 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.38%) XenApp
6 5 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.83%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.28%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 16 (4.41%) SCOM
2 8 (2.20%) SCCM
3 7 (1.93%) Data Guard
4 6 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.83%) Ionix
7 3 (0.83%) Puppet
7 3 (0.83%) Salt
8 2 (0.55%) WMI
8 2 (0.55%) Control-M
8 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 141 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.74%) VMware
3 27 (7.44%) Oracle
4 14 (3.86%) Citrix
5 12 (3.31%) Business Objects
6 9 (2.48%) HP
6 9 (2.48%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.48%) Tableau
7 8 (2.20%) Cisco
7 8 (2.20%) Sybase
8 7 (1.93%) BMC
9 6 (1.65%) Nintex
9 6 (1.65%) Infor
9 6 (1.65%) Informatica
9 6 (1.65%) Remedy
10 5 (1.38%) SAP
10 5 (1.38%) EMC
10 5 (1.38%) Red Gate
11 4 (1.10%) Telerik
11 4 (1.10%) Mitel
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