The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 92 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.62% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.89% 3.04% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £475 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £395 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -42.14%

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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
336 362 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.06% 20.43% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 214 228
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £17.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.30 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle
5 7 (46.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (33.33%) Data Guard
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle Licensing
7 5 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (33.33%) Software Licensing
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (33.33%) SCOM
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) Ingres
7 5 (33.33%) C#

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (33.33%) Ingres
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) DB2
8 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (6.67%) OLAP
8 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) AccuRev
3 1 (6.67%) Lombardi
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Database Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.67%) BPM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Dojo
4 1 (6.67%) Ext JS
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) SAML
4 1 (6.67%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Licensing
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB6
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Shibboleth
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 5 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Sencha