The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 August 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 37 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.39% 0.60% 0.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.20% 3.45% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£327 £260 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
61 29 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.99% 17.37% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 15 35
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2005
Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 11 (78.57%) Clustering
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Replication
4 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (50.00%) Veritas
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (35.71%) MCDBA
7 5 (35.71%) MCT
8 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (21.43%) Ajax
9 3 (21.43%) WCF
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) C#
9 3 (21.43%) HTML
9 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 3 (21.43%) XML
9 3 (21.43%) MVC

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Server Support
2 5 (35.71%) SQL DBA
2 5 (35.71%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Development DBA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Development DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (21.43%) Ajax
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Clustering
2 8 (57.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) MCDBA
3 5 (35.71%) MCT
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Veritas
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft