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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 74 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 1.34% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 5.77% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
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£308 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £262 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £318 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.00%
SQL Server 2005
North West

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
312 260 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.29% 23.15% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 157 168
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
Altrincham - - - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 3
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (85.71%) .NET
4 16 (76.19%) C#
5 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 12 (57.14%) MVC
7 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (47.62%) jQuery
8 10 (47.62%) Ajax
8 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
8 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
8 10 (47.62%) CSS
8 10 (47.62%) HTML
8 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
8 10 (47.62%) Scrum
9 9 (42.86%) Web Services
9 9 (42.86%) Degree
10 8 (38.10%) Ruby
10 8 (38.10%) LINQ
10 8 (38.10%) XML
10 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
10 8 (38.10%) TDD
11 7 (33.33%) CMS
11 7 (33.33%) NHS
11 7 (33.33%) ITIL
11 7 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (33.33%) Open Source
11 7 (33.33%) Orchard CMS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (33.33%) CMS
1 7 (33.33%) Orchard CMS
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Solr
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Spark
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (95.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) RavenDB
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (4.76%) Toad
5 1 (4.76%) MSTest
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Agile .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.76%) DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (47.62%) jQuery
4 10 (47.62%) Ajax
4 10 (47.62%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) Web Services
6 8 (38.10%) LINQ
6 8 (38.10%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (28.57%) RESTful
8 6 (28.57%) XHTML
9 5 (23.81%) SAML
9 5 (23.81%) Lucene
9 5 (23.81%) Sinatra
9 5 (23.81%) Regular Expression
10 4 (19.05%) WPF
11 1 (4.76%) WinForms
11 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) NHS
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Linked Data
4 1 (4.76%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) MVC
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 5 (23.81%) Workflow
7 5 (23.81%) SOA
7 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) MVVM
9 2 (9.52%) ETL
9 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.76%) RDF
10 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
10 1 (4.76%) OO
10 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) T-SQL
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) XAML
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCTS
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) EMC
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