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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 56 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.75% - 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.11% - 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 5
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£331 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +30.52%
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
197 85 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.69% 22.79% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 43 35
Average daily rate £375 £301 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.79% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £21.25 £28.10 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +38.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.02 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.17 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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
Tyne and Wear - 12 £342 - 4
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (83.33%) Windows
3 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
4 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (75.00%) SQL
5 17 (70.83%) .NET
5 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
6 16 (66.67%) VBA
6 16 (66.67%) C#
7 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
7 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (62.50%) VBScript
7 15 (62.50%) VB.NET
7 15 (62.50%) MS Office
7 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
7 15 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (58.33%) N-Tier
8 14 (58.33%) Data Management
9 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
10 12 (50.00%) Web Design
10 12 (50.00%) VB
11 10 (41.67%) Web Services
11 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (41.67%) MDX
12 6 (25.00%) Clustering
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (62.50%) MS Office
1 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) .NET
1 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
2 10 (41.67%) Web Services
2 10 (41.67%) MDX
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.17%) WinForms
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.17%) RIA
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 15 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (58.33%) Data Management
3 12 (50.00%) Web Design
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) VBA
2 16 (66.67%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) VBScript
3 15 (62.50%) VB.NET
4 12 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.50%) C
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
4 1 (4.17%) MCT
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) CA
3 2 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco