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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / North West
Rank 129 143 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.44% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.80% 2.10% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 14
Median daily rate £275 £350 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £252 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £440 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.41%

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
622 809 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.76% 20.81% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 526 459
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.20 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £67.04 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Merseyside 0 2 £208 -36.15% 1
Cheshire +23 1 £325 -13.33% 2
Manchester +8 1 - - 8
Lancashire +5 1 £325 +80.55%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) .NET
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (42.31%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
7 8 (30.77%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
8 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Unix
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (19.23%) Software Licensing
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Licensing

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 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) IPsec
1 1 (3.85%) NAS
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (23.08%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (19.23%) Ingres
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
9 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.69%) GIS
9 2 (7.69%) OLAP
9 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Advertising
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) DBA
2 8 (30.77%) SQL DBA
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Database Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) Angular 2
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (3.85%) LINQ
6 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Licensing
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (19.23%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) Software Licensing
3 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Encryption
5 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) ETL
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Optimisation
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) VB
5 2 (7.69%) VB6
5 2 (7.69%) VBScript
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (19.23%) Data Guard
2 5 (19.23%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Lumension
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec