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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 103 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.46% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 2.21% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Median daily rate £338 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+29.34% -27.55%
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
327 317 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.61% 21.04% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 203 145
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £28.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -34.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.50 £17.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £19.50 £61.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 27 May 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) BEA
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Replication
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (7.69%) ETL Development

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) MS Access
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
1 8 (61.54%) SQL DBA
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server DBA
3 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
1 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Development
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) BEA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft