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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 294 281 174
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -107
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 115 137 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.65% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.32% 2.74% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 97 196
Average daily rate £400 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-33.96% -15.87%
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
4954 4994 5150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.39% 23.55% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3583 3522 3545
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 44
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £12.10 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.05 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +9 26 £425 +11.84% 10
Chessington - 2 - -
Ilford - 1 £400 - 1
Romford - 1 £350 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 176 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 160 (69.26%) SQL
4 105 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 95 (41.13%) Microsoft
6 88 (38.10%) Windows
7 83 (35.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 77 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 70 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 57 (24.68%) Windows Server
11 56 (24.24%) .NET
12 54 (23.38%) Finance
13 52 (22.51%) Oracle
14 50 (21.65%) Replication
15 47 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (19.05%) C#
17 42 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 41 (17.75%) Windows Server 2008
18 41 (17.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 41 (17.75%) Performance Tuning
19 39 (16.88%) PowerShell
20 36 (15.58%) Performance Monitoring
20 36 (15.58%) SQL Server 2000
20 36 (15.58%) MS Excel
21 35 (15.15%) Solaris
22 34 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
23 33 (14.29%) Banking
24 32 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
24 32 (13.85%) Sybase
25 31 (13.42%) ITIL

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (9.96%) IIS
2 16 (6.93%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.49%) MS Exchange
4 12 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.90%) Umbraco
7 7 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.16%) PowerExchange
9 4 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.73%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.30%) CMS
10 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.87%) Apache
11 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 36 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.90%) MS Office
3 4 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.30%) Misys Opics
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.03%) Office 365
2 6 (2.60%) OneDrive
2 6 (2.60%) Yammer
3 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.93%) SAN
2 11 (4.76%) DNS
3 8 (3.46%) Intranet
4 6 (2.60%) Internet
5 5 (2.16%) NAS
6 4 (1.73%) WAN
7 3 (1.30%) DHCP
7 3 (1.30%) LAN
7 3 (1.30%) VoIP
7 3 (1.30%) Wireless
8 2 (0.87%) Firewall
8 2 (0.87%) VPN
9 1 (0.43%) 3G
9 1 (0.43%) 4G
9 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.43%) H.323
9 1 (0.43%) ISDN
9 1 (0.43%) Network Security
9 1 (0.43%) PABX
9 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 176 (76.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 83 (35.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (30.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (17.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (15.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 29 (12.55%) Oracle Database
9 28 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (8.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (8.23%) SQL Server 2014
12 18 (7.79%) DTS
13 14 (6.06%) Relational Database
14 13 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (5.19%) MS Access
15 12 (5.19%) RDBMS
16 11 (4.76%) NoSQL
17 9 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
18 8 (3.46%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 20 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.46%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.03%) NUnit
5 5 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Moq
7 1 (0.43%) MSTest
7 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.43%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.43%) Toad
7 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 54 (23.38%) Finance
2 33 (14.29%) Banking
3 16 (6.93%) Back Office
3 16 (6.93%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.63%) Law
5 11 (4.76%) Legal
6 10 (4.33%) Marketing
7 7 (3.03%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.73%) Front Office
9 3 (1.30%) Retail
10 2 (0.87%) Advertising
10 2 (0.87%) Automotive
10 2 (0.87%) Local Government
10 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (38.53%) DBA
2 84 (36.36%) Developer
3 76 (32.90%) SQL DBA
4 41 (17.75%) SQL Server DBA
5 31 (13.42%) SQL Developer
6 27 (11.69%) .NET Developer
7 22 (9.52%) Administrator
8 20 (8.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 18 (7.79%) Sybase DBA
10 17 (7.36%) Analyst
11 15 (6.49%) C# Developer
12 13 (5.63%) Architect
13 12 (5.19%) Senior DBA
14 11 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (4.76%) Consultant
15 10 (4.33%) Business Developer
15 10 (4.33%) Oracle DBA
16 9 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (3.90%) SQL Server Developer
16 9 (3.90%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.24%) .NET
2 29 (12.55%) ASP.NET
3 15 (6.49%) .NET Framework
3 15 (6.49%) Web Services
3 15 (6.49%) XML
4 13 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (5.19%) AngularJS
6 11 (4.76%) MDX
6 11 (4.76%) WPF
7 8 (3.46%) Middleware
7 8 (3.46%) WinForms
8 6 (2.60%) HTML
9 5 (2.16%) CSS
10 4 (1.73%) NHibernate
10 4 (1.73%) RESTful
10 4 (1.73%) WCF
11 3 (1.30%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.30%) HTML5
12 2 (0.87%) jQuery
12 2 (0.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.65%) Replication
2 27 (11.69%) Clustering
3 12 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.16%) EMC Centera
6 5 (2.16%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.87%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.87%) User Experience
8 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (38.10%) Windows
2 57 (24.68%) Windows Server
3 42 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (17.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (15.15%) Solaris
6 34 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (9.96%) Linux
8 16 (6.93%) Unix
9 13 (5.63%) AIX
10 9 (3.90%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.90%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.30%) Android
11 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
2 41 (17.75%) Performance Tuning
3 36 (15.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 32 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (13.42%) ITIL
5 31 (13.42%) Migration
6 28 (12.12%) ETL
7 20 (8.66%) TDD
8 18 (7.79%) Project Management
9 17 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (7.36%) MVC
10 15 (6.49%) Scrum
10 15 (6.49%) Unit Testing
11 14 (6.06%) High Availability
12 13 (5.63%) Capacity Management
12 13 (5.63%) Database Tuning
13 12 (5.19%) Web Development
14 11 (4.76%) BDD
14 11 (4.76%) MVVM
14 11 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 160 (69.26%) SQL
2 77 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 44 (19.05%) C#
4 39 (16.88%) PowerShell
5 19 (8.23%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.23%) VBA
6 18 (7.79%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.33%) C
7 10 (4.33%) Korn
8 7 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.03%) VB
9 5 (2.16%) C-shell
9 5 (2.16%) Java
9 5 (2.16%) VBScript
10 3 (1.30%) Perl
10 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.87%) Python
12 1 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 9 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.16%) Degree
3 4 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.73%) MCSA
3 4 (1.73%) MCSE
4 3 (1.30%) MCITP
4 3 (1.30%) MCTS
5 2 (0.87%) HND
5 2 (0.87%) ISEB
5 2 (0.87%) MCP
5 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.79%) QA
2 12 (5.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.87%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.90%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.73%) XenApp
5 3 (1.30%) SRDF
5 3 (1.30%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.87%) vSphere
7 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (9.09%) SCOM
2 15 (6.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (3.46%) Data Guard
3 8 (3.46%) Foglight
3 8 (3.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.16%) SCCM
5 4 (1.73%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.87%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.43%) Control-M
7 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.43%) MOM
7 1 (0.43%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.43%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 95 (41.13%) Microsoft
2 52 (22.51%) Oracle
3 32 (13.85%) Sybase
4 26 (11.26%) Veritas
5 10 (4.33%) VMware
6 9 (3.90%) Informatica
7 8 (3.46%) Imperva
8 7 (3.03%) Citrix
8 7 (3.03%) EMC
9 6 (2.60%) SAP
10 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.73%) Cisco
11 4 (1.73%) HP
11 4 (1.73%) Siebel
11 4 (1.73%) Sun
11 4 (1.73%) Tableau
12 3 (1.30%) Infor
12 3 (1.30%) Misys
12 3 (1.30%) Red Gate
12 3 (1.30%) Trayport
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