The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - 37 16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.32% 4.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 6.25% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Average daily rate - £265 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -23.52%
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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
115 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.51% 21.16% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 31
Average daily rate £328 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -92.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET