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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 111 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 1.43% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 5.73% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Median daily rate £230 £301 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.53% -18.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £31.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.36% +55.12%
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
293 279 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.20% 24.98% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 184 109
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Median hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £7.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.90 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.30% +41.26%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -42 2 £230 -24.69% 3
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
3 26 (83.87%) SQL
4 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
5 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
6 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (64.52%) T-SQL
6 20 (64.52%) Windows
7 18 (58.06%) Clustering
7 18 (58.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (54.84%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (51.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (51.61%) VBScript
10 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
10 15 (48.39%) Degree
11 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
12 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
13 12 (38.71%) HP
13 12 (38.71%) VMware
14 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
15 10 (32.26%) Database Mirroring
15 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Clustering
15 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
15 10 (32.26%) MCSE
16 9 (29.03%) ITIL
16 9 (29.03%) Citrix
16 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (64.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (58.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (45.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (19.35%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 2 (6.45%) NMock
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) WiX
3 1 (3.23%) StarTeam
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) DBA
1 10 (32.26%) SQL DBA
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Development Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Production DBA
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Development Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Engineering Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) MDX
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Clustering
2 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
3 8 (25.81%) Replication
4 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
5 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (32.26%) Database Mirroring
2 10 (32.26%) Service Delivery
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.81%) Incident Management
5 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) Coaching
5 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
5 6 (19.35%) QMS
5 6 (19.35%) Quality Management
5 6 (19.35%) Release Management
5 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Data Management
6 4 (12.90%) Web Design
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) SQL
2 20 (64.52%) T-SQL
3 16 (51.61%) VBScript
4 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
5 8 (25.81%) C#
6 6 (19.35%) VB
7 5 (16.13%) VBA
8 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.23%) C
9 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (70.97%) SC Cleared
3 16 (51.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (48.39%) Degree
5 10 (32.26%) MCSE
6 6 (19.35%) MCDBA
7 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (25.81%) Perfmon
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (9.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (93.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) HP
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 8 (25.81%) ServiceNow
5 6 (19.35%) Meridio
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) RedGate