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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / North West
Rank 120 142 122
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.43% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 2.06% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 18
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -42.14%

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
635 775 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.42% 20.60% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 501 499
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.00 £24.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £62.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -15.38%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Manchester +7 3 £475 +26.66% 3
Cheshire +22 2 £350 - 1
Merseyside +1 2 £208 -36.15%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (48.00%) .NET
4 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (40.00%) C#
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 7 (28.00%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (28.00%) HTML
9 7 (28.00%) Oracle
9 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (24.00%) MVC
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
10 6 (24.00%) Linux
10 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 5 (20.00%) CSS
11 5 (20.00%) XML
11 5 (20.00%) Unix
11 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (20.00%) Ingres

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 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) IPsec
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (20.00%) Ingres
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (8.00%) GIS
9 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (4.00%) DB2
10 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Lombardi
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Advertising
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) DBA
2 7 (28.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Database Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) BPM Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.00%) JSON
6 3 (12.00%) WCF
6 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.00%) Ajax
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (8.00%) CSS3
7 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
8 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.00%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (4.00%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Licensing
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) MVC
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Encryption
5 2 (8.00%) Data Management
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) VB6
5 2 (8.00%) VBScript
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Shibboleth
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 5 (20.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Lumension
4 1 (4.00%) Sencha
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec