The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 72 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 1.11% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 6.45% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £293 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -20.00%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
235 155 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 27.45% 17.22% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 105 71
Average daily rate £388 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (55.56%) MVVM
5 5 (55.56%) C#
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) WPF
6 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
6 4 (44.44%) Project Management
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
7 3 (33.33%) MS Project
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (33.33%) Primavera
7 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
7 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 2 (22.22%) APMP
8 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 2 (22.22%) RAD
8 2 (22.22%) DSDM
8 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 1 (11.11%) Cisco
9 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 1 (11.11%) CSS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) StructureMap
3 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Telematics
1 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) MVVM
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
5 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) RAD
6 2 (22.22%) DSDM
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco