The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 268 175 139
Rank change year-on-year
-93 -36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 144 301 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 1.24% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.72% 5.50% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 207 252
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £535 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5287 5473 5371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.53% 22.54% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3570 3712 3610
Average daily rate £438 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 56
Average hourly rate £26.25 £28.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.40 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2005
England

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 1 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 1 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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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 -46 39 £450 +8.10% 18
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £500 - 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 1 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.

1 389 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 315 (80.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 232 (59.64%) SQL
4 172 (44.22%) .NET
5 156 (40.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 147 (37.79%) Microsoft
7 145 (37.28%) Windows
8 142 (36.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 133 (34.19%) C#
10 123 (31.62%) Finance
11 109 (28.02%) T-SQL
12 100 (25.71%) ASP.NET
13 90 (23.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 82 (21.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 82 (21.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 73 (18.77%) MS Excel
16 71 (18.25%) HTML
17 69 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
18 67 (17.22%) JavaScript
19 62 (15.94%) SharePoint
20 59 (15.17%) MVC
20 59 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
20 59 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
21 57 (14.65%) Active Directory
22 56 (14.40%) .NET Framework
23 52 (13.37%) Banking
24 50 (12.85%) ETL
25 48 (12.34%) WCF
26 47 (12.08%) VMware
26 47 (12.08%) XML

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 62 (15.94%) SharePoint
2 41 (10.54%) IIS
3 37 (9.51%) MS Exchange
4 22 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (5.14%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (4.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.80%) CMS
9 7 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.54%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.29%) Lync
12 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.51%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.26%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 73 (18.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.86%) MS Office
3 14 (3.60%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.29%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.86%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.29%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.26%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.06%) Office 365
2 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.63%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.37%) SAN
3 15 (3.86%) Firewall
4 8 (2.06%) LAN
4 8 (2.06%) NAS
5 7 (1.80%) VoIP
5 7 (1.80%) WAN
5 7 (1.80%) DNS
5 7 (1.80%) DMZ
5 7 (1.80%) Internet
6 6 (1.54%) DHCP
6 6 (1.54%) HTTP
7 5 (1.29%) SMTP
8 4 (1.03%) LDAP
9 3 (0.77%) VPN
9 3 (0.77%) Wireless
9 3 (0.77%) Intranet
10 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.51%) SSL
10 2 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 315 (80.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 156 (40.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 142 (36.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (23.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 82 (21.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 82 (21.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (10.54%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (7.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 20 (5.14%) DTS
9 20 (5.14%) Relational Database
10 19 (4.88%) OLAP
11 18 (4.63%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.60%) OLTP
13 13 (3.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (3.08%) RDBMS
14 12 (3.08%) MS Access
15 11 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (1.54%) Sybase ASE
16 6 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 38 (9.77%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.88%) NUnit
3 17 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.34%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (3.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 11 (2.83%) Subversion
6 8 (2.06%) Expression Web
6 8 (2.06%) FrontPage
6 8 (2.06%) MSTest
7 7 (1.80%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.54%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.03%) Selenium
10 3 (0.77%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.77%) Moq
11 2 (0.51%) MSI
11 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.51%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.26%) MorphX
General
1 123 (31.62%) Finance
2 52 (13.37%) Banking
3 16 (4.11%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.34%) Marketing
4 13 (3.34%) Retail
4 13 (3.34%) Back Office
5 12 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.31%) Legal
7 6 (1.54%) Publishing
8 5 (1.29%) Billing
8 5 (1.29%) Advertising
9 4 (1.03%) Front Office
10 3 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.51%) Law
11 2 (0.51%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) International Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 214 (55.01%) Developer
2 75 (19.28%) SQL Developer
3 62 (15.94%) DBA
4 49 (12.60%) SQL DBA
5 48 (12.34%) .NET Developer
6 41 (10.54%) C# Developer
7 40 (10.28%) Analyst
8 35 (9.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 24 (6.17%) SQL Server DBA
10 22 (5.66%) Senior Developer
11 20 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (4.88%) Applications Support
13 16 (4.11%) Support Analyst
13 16 (4.11%) SQL Server Developer
14 15 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (3.86%) Consultant
15 14 (3.60%) Administrator
15 14 (3.60%) Architect
15 14 (3.60%) Programmer
16 13 (3.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (44.22%) .NET
2 100 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 71 (18.25%) HTML
4 56 (14.40%) .NET Framework
5 48 (12.34%) WCF
6 47 (12.08%) XML
7 46 (11.83%) CSS
8 37 (9.51%) Web Services
9 36 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (9.00%) jQuery
11 28 (7.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 24 (6.17%) XSLT
13 19 (4.88%) Ajax
13 19 (4.88%) MDX
14 16 (4.11%) WPF
15 14 (3.60%) JSON
16 13 (3.34%) LINQ
16 13 (3.34%) HTML5
16 13 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 12 (3.08%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.57%) Clustering
2 39 (10.03%) Replication
3 11 (2.83%) Data Integration
4 9 (2.31%) Statistics
5 8 (2.06%) W3C
6 6 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (1.54%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.29%) NHS
8 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.77%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.77%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.51%) DTV
10 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.51%) Derivative
11 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 145 (37.28%) Windows
2 69 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 59 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (6.68%) Windows 7
5 23 (5.91%) Windows XP
6 22 (5.66%) Linux
7 18 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.83%) UNIX
10 8 (2.06%) Windows 2000
11 7 (1.80%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.54%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.03%) Solaris
14 3 (0.77%) CentOS
15 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.17%) MVC
1 59 (15.17%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (12.85%) ETL
3 41 (10.54%) Migration
4 37 (9.51%) Performance Tuning
5 35 (9.00%) TDD
5 35 (9.00%) ITIL
6 28 (7.20%) Data Modelling
6 28 (7.20%) Web Development
7 24 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
8 23 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (5.40%) OO
10 21 (5.40%) SOA
10 21 (5.40%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.63%) Unit Testing
11 18 (4.63%) Asset Management
12 16 (4.11%) High Availability
13 15 (3.86%) Change Management
14 14 (3.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 232 (59.64%) SQL
2 133 (34.19%) C#
3 109 (28.02%) T-SQL
4 67 (17.22%) JavaScript
5 26 (6.68%) VB.NET
6 25 (6.43%) PowerShell
7 23 (5.91%) VB
8 19 (4.88%) VBScript
9 13 (3.34%) VBA
10 8 (2.06%) Perl
11 7 (1.80%) VB6
12 4 (1.03%) XAML
12 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.77%) X++
13 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.77%) Python
13 3 (0.77%) C
13 3 (0.77%) C++
13 3 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (6.68%) Degree
3 19 (4.88%) MCITP
4 18 (4.63%) MCTS
5 14 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.57%) MCSE
8 9 (2.31%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.54%) MCSA
10 3 (0.77%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.77%) MCT
11 2 (0.51%) VCP5
11 2 (0.51%) CCNP
11 2 (0.51%) CCNA
11 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.26%) CISSP
12 1 (0.26%) CISA
12 1 (0.26%) CISM
12 1 (0.26%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.63%) QA
2 5 (1.29%) Basel III
System Software
1 57 (14.65%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.86%) VMware ESX
4 12 (3.08%) XenApp
5 11 (2.83%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (2.57%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (2.06%) vSphere
8 4 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.77%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (4.11%) SCOM
2 10 (2.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (2.31%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.80%) SCCM
4 7 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.77%) Salt
6 3 (0.77%) Ionix
6 3 (0.77%) Puppet
7 2 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.51%) Control-M
7 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.51%) WMI
8 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 147 (37.79%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.08%) VMware
3 29 (7.46%) Oracle
4 20 (5.14%) Citrix
5 15 (3.86%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.34%) Cisco
6 13 (3.34%) Business Objects
7 11 (2.83%) Tableau
8 10 (2.57%) HP
8 10 (2.57%) EMC
9 8 (2.06%) Sybase
10 7 (1.80%) Infor
10 7 (1.80%) BMC
10 7 (1.80%) Juniper
10 7 (1.80%) Symantec
11 6 (1.54%) Nintex
11 6 (1.54%) Remedy
11 6 (1.54%) Informatica
12 5 (1.29%) SAP
13 4 (1.03%) Red Gate
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coulsdon, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago