The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 33 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.46% 1.23% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 7.69% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£278 - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
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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 Luton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.56% 16.05% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 14
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Luton region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Luton

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Luton region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

SQL Server 2005
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) RAD
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) MyEclipse
1 4 (100.00%) ICEfaces
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (100.00%) MyEclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Struts
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) JSF
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ICEfaces
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) RAD
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss