The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Milton Keynes 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 63 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.57% 0.76% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 4.82% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate £388 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £475 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £326
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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
140 83 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.91% 15.75% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 103
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £167 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) VBA
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (33.33%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (25.00%) OLAP
5 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) OLTP
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Papyrus
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) OLAP
3 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (25.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) WCF
1 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (25.00%) ETL
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VBA
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) VMware