The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Merseyside region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 28 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.52% 2.91% 2.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.00% 9.84% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate £288 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
50 61 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.18% 29.61% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 27
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £438 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £14.79 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1083.43% -32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - - - - 4
Wirral - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
North West

SQL Server 2005
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Remoting
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Remoting
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL