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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 141 148 112
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 16 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.31% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.96% 1.51% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 19
Median daily rate £300 £425 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +39.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £501 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 £23.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.74%
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
818 859 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.69% 20.50% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 538 471
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £15.90 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.47 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +10 11 £285 -43.00% 4
Cheshire +14 2 £325 -13.33%
Merseyside +2 2 £388 -
Lancashire -3 1 £325 -31.57%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 20 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 12 (42.86%) .NET
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (35.71%) C#
8 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (32.14%) VMware
9 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle
10 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
11 7 (25.00%) HTML
11 7 (25.00%) Windows
11 7 (25.00%) Linux
12 6 (21.43%) Unix
12 6 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
12 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (17.86%) Oracle Licensing
13 5 (17.86%) Software Licensing
13 5 (17.86%) Virtual Servers

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 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (17.86%) Ingres
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
9 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.14%) OLAP
9 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
10 1 (3.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) DBA
2 10 (35.71%) SQL DBA
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Database Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Ajax
6 2 (7.14%) Angular 2
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Licensing
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) Software Licensing
3 4 (14.29%) MVC
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Data Encryption
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Optimisation
4 3 (10.71%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) VB
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) VB6
5 2 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (17.86%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Shibboleth
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (17.86%) Data Guard
2 5 (17.86%) SCOM
3 3 (10.71%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Lumension
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec