The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 43 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.15% - 2.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.57% - 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Average daily rate
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£375 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-49.60% -9.28%
SQL Server 2005
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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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
94 22 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.43% 15.71% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 16 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £279 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.28% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £31.25 £12.99 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.56% -21.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 September 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (86.67%) SQL
4 12 (80.00%) Windows
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (60.00%) Clustering
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
7 7 (46.67%) Coaching
8 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (40.00%) Replication
8 6 (40.00%) Data Management
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (40.00%) N-Tier
8 6 (40.00%) C#
8 6 (40.00%) VBScript
8 6 (40.00%) VB
8 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (40.00%) VBA
8 6 (40.00%) .NET
8 6 (40.00%) MS Office
8 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Server Support
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) DBA
3 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Development DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Development DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Clustering
2 6 (40.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
1 7 (46.67%) Coaching
2 6 (40.00%) Data Management
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) VBScript
2 6 (40.00%) VB
2 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (40.00%) VBA
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) MCDBA
4 4 (26.67%) MCT
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Veritas
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) CA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco