The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 108 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 28 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 2.33% 2.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.64% 9.67% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 60
Average daily rate £358 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £267 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -6.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
603 579 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.00% 24.04% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 281 358
Average daily rate £340 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 36
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.96 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.85% +33.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.47 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £147.00 £82.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -14 14 £350 -9.67% 5
Manchester -33 11 £385 +26.22% 15
Merseyside -1 1 £288 +4.54% 6
Lancashire -22 1 - - 2
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (67.27%) .NET
2 37 (67.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (50.91%) C#
4 27 (49.09%) SQL
4 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
5 18 (32.73%) HTML
5 18 (32.73%) MVC
6 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
7 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
8 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (25.45%) jQuery
9 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (23.64%) Web Services
9 13 (23.64%) XML
9 13 (23.64%) Windows
9 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
9 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
10 12 (21.82%) CSS
10 12 (21.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
10 12 (21.82%) WCF
11 11 (20.00%) TDD
12 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.18%) Finance
13 9 (16.36%) Scrum
13 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (10.91%) IIS
1 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.64%) Mingle
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) VLAN
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (67.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (25.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.45%) RavenDB
8 2 (3.64%) QlikView
8 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (3.64%) DTS
9 1 (1.82%) MS Access
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.27%) Moq
4 3 (5.45%) NUnit
4 3 (5.45%) MSTest
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) LLBLGen Pro
5 2 (3.64%) T4 Templates
5 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) .NET Developer
3 13 (23.64%) DBA
4 10 (18.18%) SQL DBA
5 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (9.09%) Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Administrator
10 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Senior DBA
10 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Web Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) Web Test Analyst
11 1 (1.82%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (67.27%) .NET
2 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
3 18 (32.73%) HTML
4 14 (25.45%) jQuery
5 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (23.64%) Web Services
5 13 (23.64%) XML
6 12 (21.82%) CSS
6 12 (21.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
6 12 (21.82%) WCF
7 7 (12.73%) WinForms
7 7 (12.73%) Ajax
7 7 (12.73%) LINQ
8 6 (10.91%) WPF
8 6 (10.91%) HTML5
9 5 (9.09%) XHTML
10 4 (7.27%) Classic ASP
10 4 (7.27%) SOAP
10 4 (7.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) NHS
2 4 (7.27%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
5 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.82%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) MVC
2 11 (20.00%) TDD
3 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.36%) Scrum
4 9 (16.36%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (14.55%) Project Management
6 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Workflow
7 5 (9.09%) SOA
7 5 (9.09%) OO
8 4 (7.27%) MVVM
8 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.45%) ETL
9 3 (5.45%) ERP
9 3 (5.45%) Kanban
9 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) C#
2 27 (49.09%) SQL
3 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.27%) VB
7 3 (5.45%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) VBScript
8 2 (3.64%) VB6
9 1 (1.82%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (5.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Citrix
2 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
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