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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 49 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 12 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.01% - 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.30% - 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Average daily rate
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£346 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +11.94%
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
129 64 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.61% 17.02% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 37 33
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £32.30 £6.50 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+396.84% -52.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £6.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £6.50 £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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
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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
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Job
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Tyne and Wear - 12 £346 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (50.00%) Clustering
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (33.33%) MS Office
7 6 (33.33%) C#
7 6 (33.33%) VBScript
7 6 (33.33%) VB
7 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
7 6 (33.33%) VBA
7 6 (33.33%) N-Tier
7 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (33.33%) Replication
7 6 (33.33%) Data Management
7 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 6 (33.33%) Veritas

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.56%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Server Support
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Server Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Development DBA
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Development DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) MDX
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Clustering
2 6 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 6 (33.33%) Data Management
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) VBScript
2 6 (33.33%) VB
2 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 6 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (11.11%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) MCDBA
4 4 (22.22%) MCT
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Veritas
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) CA