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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 302 182 140
Rank change year-on-year
-120 -42
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 116 298 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 1.19% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.15% 5.20% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 208 244
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.48% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £35.15 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +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
5387 5732 5524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.37% 22.87% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3710 3969 3647
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 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 65
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.94 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -50 30 £425 -2.29% 11
Docklands, London +17 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £500 - 1
Enfield - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bromley - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 327 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 259 (79.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 196 (59.94%) SQL
4 142 (43.43%) .NET
5 135 (41.28%) Microsoft
6 124 (37.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 122 (37.31%) C#
8 114 (34.86%) Windows
9 112 (34.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 96 (29.36%) Finance
11 95 (29.05%) T-SQL
12 88 (26.91%) ASP.NET
13 81 (24.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 72 (22.02%) SQL Server 2000
15 68 (20.80%) MS Excel
16 66 (20.18%) JavaScript
16 66 (20.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 61 (18.65%) Windows Server 2008
18 59 (18.04%) HTML
18 59 (18.04%) Windows Server 2003
19 58 (17.74%) MVC
20 56 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
21 50 (15.29%) .NET Framework
22 49 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
23 48 (14.68%) SharePoint
24 47 (14.37%) Active Directory
25 45 (13.76%) CSS
26 42 (12.84%) ETL
26 42 (12.84%) WCF
27 41 (12.54%) Banking

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 48 (14.68%) SharePoint
2 30 (9.17%) MS Exchange
3 27 (8.26%) IIS
4 20 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (5.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.14%) CMS
8 7 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.53%) Lync
10 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.31%) Apache
12 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 68 (20.80%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.59%) MS Office
3 10 (3.06%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.22%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.59%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.14%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.31%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.75%) Office 365
2 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.36%) SAN
2 9 (2.75%) Internet
3 8 (2.45%) Firewall
4 7 (2.14%) DNS
5 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.83%) LAN
5 6 (1.83%) WAN
5 6 (1.83%) DHCP
5 6 (1.83%) DMZ
6 5 (1.53%) Intranet
7 4 (1.22%) SSL
7 4 (1.22%) VPN
7 4 (1.22%) LDAP
8 3 (0.92%) Wireless
8 3 (0.92%) VoIP
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.61%) NAS
9 2 (0.61%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.31%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 259 (79.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (37.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (34.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (24.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 72 (22.02%) SQL Server 2000
7 66 (20.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (8.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 25 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (5.81%) DTS
11 16 (4.89%) Relational Database
12 15 (4.59%) Oracle Database
13 14 (4.28%) MS Access
14 12 (3.67%) OLAP
15 11 (3.36%) RDBMS
16 9 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (2.45%) OLTP
18 7 (2.14%) Data Mining
19 6 (1.83%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 36 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.20%) NUnit
4 15 (4.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (2.45%) SpecFlow
6 8 (2.45%) MSTest
7 7 (2.14%) Expression Web
7 7 (2.14%) FrontPage
7 7 (2.14%) Subversion
8 6 (1.83%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.83%) Selenium
9 4 (1.22%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.92%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.92%) Moq
11 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 96 (29.36%) Finance
2 41 (12.54%) Banking
3 15 (4.59%) Back Office
3 15 (4.59%) Marketing
4 14 (4.28%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.28%) Retail
5 13 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.06%) Legal
7 5 (1.53%) Advertising
7 5 (1.53%) Billing
8 4 (1.22%) Front Office
9 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.61%) International Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Electronics
10 2 (0.61%) Law
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 180 (55.05%) Developer
2 54 (16.51%) DBA
3 53 (16.21%) SQL Developer
4 45 (13.76%) .NET Developer
5 42 (12.84%) Analyst
6 41 (12.54%) SQL DBA
7 36 (11.01%) C# Developer
8 26 (7.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 25 (7.65%) SQL Server DBA
10 21 (6.42%) Senior Developer
11 20 (6.12%) Support Analyst
12 19 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.28%) SQL Server Developer
13 14 (4.28%) Administrator
13 14 (4.28%) Programmer
14 13 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
15 12 (3.67%) Consultant
15 12 (3.67%) Applications Support
15 12 (3.67%) Analyst Programmer
16 11 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (43.43%) .NET
2 88 (26.91%) ASP.NET
3 59 (18.04%) HTML
4 50 (15.29%) .NET Framework
5 45 (13.76%) CSS
6 42 (12.84%) WCF
7 41 (12.54%) XML
8 34 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (8.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 29 (8.87%) jQuery
10 26 (7.95%) Web Services
11 22 (6.73%) XSLT
12 14 (4.28%) Ajax
13 13 (3.98%) WPF
13 13 (3.98%) MDX
14 12 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (3.67%) LINQ
15 11 (3.36%) Classic ASP
15 11 (3.36%) JSON
15 11 (3.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.56%) Clustering
1 28 (8.56%) Replication
2 16 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.06%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.45%) W3C
5 5 (1.53%) NHS
5 5 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.53%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (0.92%) Statistics
8 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.61%) Derivative
8 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.61%) DTV
9 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 114 (34.86%) Windows
2 61 (18.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (18.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (7.34%) Windows XP
4 24 (7.34%) Windows 7
5 19 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.98%) UNIX
6 13 (3.98%) Linux
7 8 (2.45%) Windows 2000
8 7 (2.14%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.22%) Solaris
11 3 (0.92%) CentOS
12 2 (0.61%) AIX
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.74%) MVC
2 56 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (12.84%) ETL
5 35 (10.70%) Migration
6 30 (9.17%) TDD
6 30 (9.17%) Web Development
6 30 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
7 28 (8.56%) ITIL
8 23 (7.03%) OO
9 21 (6.42%) E-Commerce
10 20 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (6.12%) Data Modelling
10 20 (6.12%) SOA
11 17 (5.20%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (5.20%) Change Management
12 14 (4.28%) High Availability
12 14 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (4.28%) Project Management
13 12 (3.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (59.94%) SQL
2 122 (37.31%) C#
3 95 (29.05%) T-SQL
4 66 (20.18%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.42%) VB
5 21 (6.42%) PowerShell
6 20 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 17 (5.20%) VBScript
8 15 (4.59%) VBA
9 9 (2.75%) C
9 9 (2.75%) Perl
10 7 (2.14%) VB6
11 4 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.22%) Python
11 4 (1.22%) C++
11 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.22%) XAML
12 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.92%) X++
13 2 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 32 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (7.34%) Degree
3 20 (6.12%) MCITP
4 18 (5.50%) MCTS
5 12 (3.67%) MCSE
6 6 (1.83%) MCSA
7 5 (1.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.92%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.92%) MCT
8 3 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.61%) VCP5
9 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.61%) CCNP
9 2 (0.61%) CCNA
10 1 (0.31%) CISA
10 1 (0.31%) CISM
10 1 (0.31%) CISSP
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.50%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) Basel III
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (14.37%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.89%) VMware ESX
4 9 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (2.75%) vSphere
5 8 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.61%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.31%) XenApp
8 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.31%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 12 (3.67%) SCCM
1 12 (3.67%) SCOM
2 7 (2.14%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.83%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.92%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.92%) Ionix
6 3 (0.92%) Puppet
6 3 (0.92%) Salt
7 2 (0.61%) WMI
7 2 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.61%) Control-M
7 2 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 135 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.09%) VMware
3 27 (8.26%) Oracle
4 13 (3.98%) Citrix
5 12 (3.67%) Business Objects
6 9 (2.75%) HP
7 8 (2.45%) Sybase
8 7 (2.14%) BMC
9 6 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.83%) Cisco
9 6 (1.83%) Remedy
10 5 (1.53%) SAP
10 5 (1.53%) Informatica
10 5 (1.53%) Infor
10 5 (1.53%) Tableau
10 5 (1.53%) Red Gate
11 4 (1.22%) Altiris
11 4 (1.22%) Mitel
11 4 (1.22%) Veritas
11 4 (1.22%) Sun
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