The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 69 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.77% 1.49% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.20% 7.03% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate £280 £331 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +35.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £311 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-32.69% -17.46%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
219 128 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.96% 21.19% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 84 89
Average daily rate £400 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £451 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £99.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -84.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the North East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +4 5 £280 -
Tyne and Wear -32 1 - - 1
Northumberland - 1 £315 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
4 13 (61.90%) VBScript
5 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
6 11 (52.38%) SQL
6 11 (52.38%) .NET
7 10 (47.62%) VBA
7 10 (47.62%) MS Office
7 10 (47.62%) N-Tier
7 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
7 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
8 9 (42.86%) Data Management
8 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
9 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (38.10%) Service Management
9 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (33.33%) Web Design
10 7 (33.33%) ITIL
11 6 (28.57%) Web Services
11 6 (28.57%) VB
11 6 (28.57%) C
11 6 (28.57%) C#

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Exchange Support
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) HTML5
3 5 (23.81%) MDX
4 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) N-Tier
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) Data Management
3 8 (38.10%) Service Management
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) Web Design
5 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) VBScript
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) VBA
4 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (28.57%) C
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) VB
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
1 5 (23.81%) WSUS
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) SAP