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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 105 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 29 83 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 3.16% 4.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 14.59% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 91
Average daily rate
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£310 £313 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £273 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
638 569 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.52% 21.67% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 308 466
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £17.40 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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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
Cheshire -14 16 £276 -25.08% 4
Manchester -10 12 £331 +10.41% 12
Lancashire -29 1 £400 +33.33% 1
Merseyside - - - - 5
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (71.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (61.40%) SQL
4 33 (57.89%) .NET
5 27 (47.37%) Windows
6 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
7 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (29.82%) C#
10 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
11 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
11 15 (26.32%) Finance
11 15 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (24.56%) MVC
12 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (24.56%) IIS
13 13 (22.81%) HTML
13 13 (22.81%) Clustering
14 12 (21.05%) WCF
14 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
14 12 (21.05%) jQuery
15 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
16 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
16 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (17.54%) Web Services
16 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
17 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
17 9 (15.79%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (24.56%) IIS
2 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 8 (14.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.04%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) VLAN
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (71.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (8.77%) QlikView
9 4 (7.02%) OLAP
10 3 (5.26%) OLTP
10 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.51%) DTS
12 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.75%) MS Access
12 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.28%) MSTest
3 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.02%) Moq
5 1 (1.75%) NUnit
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (1.75%) T4 Templates
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Local Government
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) .NET Developer
2 14 (24.56%) DBA
3 11 (19.30%) SQL DBA
4 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (8.77%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Report Writer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior DBA
9 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) .NET
2 20 (35.09%) ASP.NET
3 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 15 (26.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 13 (22.81%) HTML
5 12 (21.05%) WCF
5 12 (21.05%) jQuery
6 10 (17.54%) Web Services
7 8 (14.04%) LINQ
7 8 (14.04%) WinForms
7 8 (14.04%) CSS
8 7 (12.28%) WPF
9 6 (10.53%) HTML5
9 6 (10.53%) XML
10 5 (8.77%) Ajax
10 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Clustering
2 6 (10.53%) NHS
3 5 (8.77%) Replication
4 4 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (5.26%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) MVC
2 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 9 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.04%) OO
5 6 (10.53%) TDD
5 6 (10.53%) ETL
6 4 (7.02%) MVVM
6 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Project Management
7 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.26%) SOA
7 3 (5.26%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) Scrum
7 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.51%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) SQL
2 17 (29.82%) C#
3 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.51%) VB
8 1 (1.75%) VBA
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
8 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) MCSE
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.28%) MCTS
2 7 (12.28%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) IBM
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
2 3 (5.26%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (3.51%) Citrix
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.75%) Jaspersoft
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