The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 140 147 99
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -48
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.52% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 2.29% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 30
Median daily rate £325 £467 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.33% +49.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £305 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £499 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
904 1005 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.52% 22.73% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 673 471
Median daily rate £375 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester -2 6 £293 -22.00% 9
Lancashire +9 3 £325 -31.57%
Cheshire +6 2 £323 -35.50% 2
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
Merseyside +5 1 £300 +23.71%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (23.53%) Advertising
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Optimisation
8 3 (17.65%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) ETL
8 3 (17.65%) Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.88%) DTS
8 1 (5.88%) Ingres
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (5.88%) OLAP
8 1 (5.88%) OLTP
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) DBA
1 10 (58.82%) SQL DBA
2 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Report Writer
6 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SSRS Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SSRS Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) Angular 2
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Optimisation
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix