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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 268 212 138
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -74
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 140 229 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.96% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.75% 4.15% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 157 235
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £309 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +24.00%
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
5097 5513 4760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.40% 23.17% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3705 3860 3323
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 48
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £48.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -23 47 £400 -11.11% 14
Feltham - 4 £276 -
Bromley - 3 £365 -
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 257 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 193 (75.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 188 (73.15%) SQL
4 110 (42.80%) Microsoft
5 108 (42.02%) .NET
6 100 (38.91%) C#
7 97 (37.74%) Windows
8 93 (36.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 90 (35.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 85 (33.07%) T-SQL
11 77 (29.96%) Finance
12 64 (24.90%) MS Excel
13 60 (23.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 58 (22.57%) SQL Server 2000
15 56 (21.79%) ASP.NET
16 54 (21.01%) JavaScript
17 51 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
18 50 (19.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 50 (19.46%) Windows Server 2003
19 40 (15.56%) HTML
20 34 (13.23%) Visual Studio
20 34 (13.23%) CSS
21 33 (12.84%) ETL
22 32 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
23 31 (12.06%) Migration
24 30 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
24 30 (11.67%) XML
24 30 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
25 29 (11.28%) IIS
26 28 (10.89%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (11.28%) IIS
2 28 (10.89%) SharePoint
3 26 (10.12%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (5.45%) MS Exchange
5 13 (5.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (4.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.95%) CMS
10 3 (1.17%) Apache
11 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.39%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 64 (24.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.23%) MS Office
3 4 (1.56%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.56%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.56%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.78%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.06%) DNS
1 13 (5.06%) SAN
2 11 (4.28%) Firewall
2 11 (4.28%) FTP
3 10 (3.89%) DHCP
4 7 (2.72%) NAS
5 6 (2.33%) HTTP
5 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.33%) Intranet
5 6 (2.33%) Internet
6 5 (1.95%) VPN
6 5 (1.95%) SSL
7 4 (1.56%) VLAN
8 2 (0.78%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.78%) SSH
8 2 (0.78%) Extranet
8 2 (0.78%) LAN
8 2 (0.78%) WAN
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 193 (75.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (36.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 90 (35.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (23.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 58 (22.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 50 (19.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (8.95%) MS Access
10 18 (7.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 18 (7.00%) Relational Database
11 16 (6.23%) RDBMS
12 14 (5.45%) DTS
13 10 (3.89%) Oracle Database
14 9 (3.50%) SSDT
14 9 (3.50%) OLAP
15 8 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (3.11%) Data Mining
16 6 (2.33%) EDRMS
17 5 (1.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (13.23%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.67%) SpecFlow
4 9 (3.50%) NUnit
5 7 (2.72%) Subversion
5 7 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.56%) JIRA
6 4 (1.56%) Selenium
7 3 (1.17%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.17%) FrontPage
7 3 (1.17%) Expression Web
8 2 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.78%) MSTest
8 2 (0.78%) ERwin
8 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (29.96%) Finance
2 24 (9.34%) Banking
3 18 (7.00%) Billing
4 14 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.67%) Back Office
6 11 (4.28%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.50%) Marketing
8 8 (3.11%) Legal
9 5 (1.95%) Law
9 5 (1.95%) Front Office
9 5 (1.95%) Local Government
9 5 (1.95%) Retail
9 5 (1.95%) Advertising
10 2 (0.78%) Games
11 1 (0.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) International Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (48.64%) Developer
2 47 (18.29%) DBA
3 40 (15.56%) SQL DBA
4 31 (12.06%) SQL Developer
5 28 (10.89%) Applications Support
5 28 (10.89%) Analyst
6 26 (10.12%) .NET Developer
7 20 (7.78%) Administrator
8 18 (7.00%) C# Developer
9 17 (6.61%) SQL Server DBA
10 15 (5.84%) Support Analyst
11 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Developer
12 12 (4.67%) SQL Server Developer
13 11 (4.28%) ETL Developer
13 11 (4.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 9 (3.50%) Applications Support Analyst
15 8 (3.11%) ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (3.11%) Senior Developer
16 7 (2.72%) Consultant
16 7 (2.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (42.02%) .NET
2 56 (21.79%) ASP.NET
3 40 (15.56%) HTML
4 34 (13.23%) CSS
5 30 (11.67%) XML
6 27 (10.51%) WCF
7 23 (8.95%) jQuery
8 22 (8.56%) .NET Framework
9 20 (7.78%) Web Services
10 19 (7.39%) XSLT
11 17 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (4.67%) MDX
13 10 (3.89%) WPF
13 10 (3.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (2.72%) AngularJS
14 7 (2.72%) XHTML
15 6 (2.33%) DHTML
16 5 (1.95%) LINQ
16 5 (1.95%) Castle Windsor
17 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.89%) Clustering
2 27 (10.51%) Replication
3 19 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.11%) IVR
5 7 (2.72%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.72%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.95%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.78%) NHS
9 2 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.78%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.78%) Derivative
9 2 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.78%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) iSeries
10 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 97 (37.74%) Windows
2 51 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (19.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (9.34%) Windows XP
5 22 (8.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.45%) Windows Vista
7 12 (4.67%) UNIX
8 11 (4.28%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.50%) Linux
10 6 (2.33%) AIX
10 6 (2.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.39%) Solaris
12 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.84%) ETL
2 32 (12.45%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (12.06%) Migration
4 30 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (10.89%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (10.51%) MVC
7 25 (9.73%) CRM
8 21 (8.17%) ITIL
9 19 (7.39%) Database Security
10 18 (7.00%) Web Development
11 17 (6.61%) TDD
12 16 (6.23%) OO
13 15 (5.84%) Change Management
13 15 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (4.67%) Project Management
14 12 (4.67%) Workflow
14 12 (4.67%) Scrum
14 12 (4.67%) Database Tuning
15 11 (4.28%) OOP
16 10 (3.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 188 (73.15%) SQL
2 100 (38.91%) C#
3 85 (33.07%) T-SQL
4 54 (21.01%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.00%) VBA
6 16 (6.23%) VB.NET
7 15 (5.84%) C
7 15 (5.84%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.89%) VB
9 8 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.95%) Java
10 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.56%) Korn
11 4 (1.56%) XPath
11 4 (1.56%) Perl
12 3 (1.17%) PHP
12 3 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.17%) C++
12 3 (1.17%) VBScript
12 3 (1.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.67%) MCITP
3 10 (3.89%) MCSE
4 8 (3.11%) Degree
4 8 (3.11%) MCTS
5 5 (1.95%) MCSA
5 5 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.17%) MCT
6 3 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.78%) CCNP
7 2 (0.78%) CCNA
7 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.78%) VCP5
8 1 (0.39%) CRISC
8 1 (0.39%) MCP
8 1 (0.39%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.39%) CISSP
8 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.39%) QA
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.89%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.56%) vSphere
6 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.78%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.39%) Firmware
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (3.89%) SCCM
2 7 (2.72%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.56%) SCOM
5 2 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.78%) Control-M
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 110 (42.80%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.56%) Oracle
3 20 (7.78%) VMware
4 10 (3.89%) Cisco
4 10 (3.89%) Citrix
5 8 (3.11%) Cognos
6 7 (2.72%) Symantec
6 7 (2.72%) Veeam
7 6 (2.33%) Kaspersky
7 6 (2.33%) CODA
7 6 (2.33%) Dell
8 5 (1.95%) SAP
9 4 (1.56%) Sybase
9 4 (1.56%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.56%) HP
9 4 (1.56%) Altiris
10 3 (1.17%) Red Gate
10 3 (1.17%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.17%) IBM
11 2 (0.78%) EMC
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