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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 327 225 190
Rank change year-on-year
-102 -35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 97 196 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.86% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 3.76% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 160 188
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£375 £421 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +5.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £31.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -20.00%
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
5408 5214 5173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.18% 22.75% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3796 3592 3500
Average daily rate £450 £442 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 65
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £24.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £14.00 £17.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £125.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -45 27 £425 - 15
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 221 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 159 (71.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 137 (61.99%) SQL
4 108 (48.87%) .NET
5 100 (45.25%) C#
6 91 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 78 (35.29%) Finance
8 73 (33.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 69 (31.22%) Windows
10 65 (29.41%) T-SQL
10 65 (29.41%) Microsoft
11 55 (24.89%) ASP.NET
11 55 (24.89%) Banking
12 49 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (20.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 42 (19.00%) JavaScript
15 39 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (17.19%) HTML
17 37 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
18 36 (16.29%) MS Excel
19 32 (14.48%) MVC
19 32 (14.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 31 (14.03%) TDD
21 30 (13.57%) SQL Server 2000
21 30 (13.57%) .NET Framework
21 30 (13.57%) WCF
22 29 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
23 28 (12.67%) Investment Banking
24 27 (12.22%) Unit Testing
24 27 (12.22%) VBA

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (10.86%) IIS
2 19 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.43%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.90%) Lync
10 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.90%) Confluence
10 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.90%) CMS
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) PowerExchange
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.43%) MS Office
3 5 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
5 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.90%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (0.90%) Sage BI
3 1 (0.45%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.88%) SAN
2 10 (4.52%) DNS
3 8 (3.62%) DHCP
4 5 (2.26%) Firewall
5 3 (1.36%) VLAN
5 3 (1.36%) SMTP
6 2 (0.90%) VPN
6 2 (0.90%) HTTP
6 2 (0.90%) LDAP
6 2 (0.90%) LAN
6 2 (0.90%) WAN
6 2 (0.90%) Internet
6 2 (0.90%) NAS
7 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.45%) MPLS
7 1 (0.45%) DDNS
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 159 (71.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (33.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (14.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (13.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 25 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (6.79%) MS Access
10 14 (6.33%) DTS
11 11 (4.98%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.71%) QlikView
13 6 (2.71%) EDRMS
14 5 (2.26%) SSDT
15 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
15 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (11.31%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.50%) Subversion
3 18 (8.14%) TeamCity
4 15 (6.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.98%) NUnit
6 8 (3.62%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.71%) Moq
8 5 (2.26%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.81%) MSTest
9 4 (1.81%) JIRA
10 3 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.90%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.90%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.90%) Log4Net
12 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 78 (35.29%) Finance
2 55 (24.89%) Banking
3 28 (12.67%) Investment Banking
4 16 (7.24%) Back Office
5 13 (5.88%) Legal
6 11 (4.98%) Retail
7 10 (4.52%) Law
8 4 (1.81%) Marketing
9 3 (1.36%) Local Government
9 3 (1.36%) Front Office
9 3 (1.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Publishing
11 1 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 116 (52.49%) Developer
2 35 (15.84%) SQL Developer
3 33 (14.93%) .NET Developer
4 31 (14.03%) C# Developer
4 31 (14.03%) DBA
5 24 (10.86%) SQL DBA
6 23 (10.41%) Analyst
7 20 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (6.79%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.33%) SQL Server DBA
10 13 (5.88%) Designer
11 10 (4.52%) Administrator
11 10 (4.52%) Database Developer
12 9 (4.07%) Applications Support
12 9 (4.07%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (4.07%) SQL Database Developer
13 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Developer
14 7 (3.17%) Applications Developer
14 7 (3.17%) Support Analyst
15 6 (2.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (48.87%) .NET
2 55 (24.89%) ASP.NET
3 38 (17.19%) HTML
4 30 (13.57%) .NET Framework
4 30 (13.57%) WCF
5 21 (9.50%) WPF
6 20 (9.05%) DHTML
6 20 (9.05%) XSLT
7 16 (7.24%) Web Services
7 16 (7.24%) XML
7 16 (7.24%) CSS
8 15 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (6.33%) Entity Framework
10 11 (4.98%) jQuery
11 7 (3.17%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (2.71%) Task Parallel Library
12 6 (2.71%) WinForms
13 5 (2.26%) Ajax
13 5 (2.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.60%) Replication
2 14 (6.33%) Clustering
3 13 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 11 (4.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 9 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.17%) N-Tier
7 7 (3.17%) RIA
8 6 (2.71%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.26%) Statistics
9 5 (2.26%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.36%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.90%) User Experience
11 2 (0.90%) Handset
11 2 (0.90%) NHS
12 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 69 (31.22%) Windows
2 45 (20.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (16.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.52%) UNIX
6 6 (2.71%) Linux
7 5 (2.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.90%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.48%) MVC
3 31 (14.03%) TDD
4 29 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (12.22%) Unit Testing
6 20 (9.05%) ETL
7 19 (8.60%) ITIL
7 19 (8.60%) Web Development
8 16 (7.24%) Change Management
9 15 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.33%) Integration Testing
10 14 (6.33%) Business Analysis
11 13 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (5.43%) Release Management
12 12 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (4.98%) Automated Testing
13 11 (4.98%) Scrum
13 11 (4.98%) OO
13 11 (4.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 137 (61.99%) SQL
2 100 (45.25%) C#
3 65 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 42 (19.00%) JavaScript
5 27 (12.22%) VBA
6 22 (9.95%) VB.NET
7 20 (9.05%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.52%) VB
9 8 (3.62%) VBScript
10 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.81%) VB6
11 3 (1.36%) PHP
11 3 (1.36%) Java
11 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.90%) Python
13 1 (0.45%) Korn
13 1 (0.45%) IronPython
13 1 (0.45%) X++
13 1 (0.45%) Lua
13 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (7.69%) Degree
2 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.90%) MCSE
3 2 (0.90%) MCDBA
3 2 (0.90%) MCITP
4 1 (0.45%) MCSD
4 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.45%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) MCSA
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.45%) PMP
4 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.62%) QA
2 4 (1.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) HL7
4 1 (0.45%) DICOM
System Software
1 16 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.26%) XenApp
3 5 (2.26%) vSphere
4 4 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.90%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.45%) SRDF
7 1 (0.45%) XenServer
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.17%) Control-M
2 3 (1.36%) ARCserve
2 3 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.45%) WSUS
4 1 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 65 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.33%) Oracle
3 12 (5.43%) VMware
4 9 (4.07%) Citrix
5 7 (3.17%) HP
6 6 (2.71%) Tableau
7 4 (1.81%) Informatica
7 4 (1.81%) Cisco
7 4 (1.81%) Symantec
7 4 (1.81%) CODA
7 4 (1.81%) EMC
7 4 (1.81%) 3PAR
8 3 (1.36%) Veeam
8 3 (1.36%) Altiris
8 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.36%) IBM
8 3 (1.36%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.36%) SAP
8 3 (1.36%) Cognos
8 3 (1.36%) CA
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £190 - 200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago