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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 61 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 0.94% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.94% 4.29% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +51.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.48% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +7.14%
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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
127 163 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.56% 21.97% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 91 89
Average daily rate £330 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 17 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) TIBCO
5 6 (37.50%) TIBCO Hawk
5 6 (37.50%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (37.50%) Staffware
5 6 (37.50%) Workflow
5 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (37.50%) TIBCO EMS
5 6 (37.50%) TIBCO iProcess
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) VB
6 4 (25.00%) Ant
6 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) IIS
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) SAN
8 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (12.50%) Papyrus
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (37.50%) Staffware
1 6 (37.50%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (12.50%) Exstream
3 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) DB2
5 1 (6.25%) OLAP
5 1 (6.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) MyEclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) MI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) WCF
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) MDX
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) JSF
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) ICEfaces
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) UNIX
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Workflow
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Use Case
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VB
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) TIBCO
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) RedPrairie
5 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix