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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 143 104 54
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -50
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 30 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.98% 3.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.35% 4.50% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 51
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£375 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £235 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -20.00%
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
815 667 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.30% 21.84% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 375 315
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 13
Average hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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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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
Manchester -22 6 £375 +15.38% 13
Cheshire -17 3 £279 +0.99% 2
Merseyside - 2 £135 - 3
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (84.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (80.00%) SQL
4 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (48.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (40.00%) C#
6 10 (40.00%) .NET
7 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (20.00%) Replication
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (16.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
11 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
11 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (16.00%) MDX

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (84.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (8.00%) MySQL
10 2 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (4.00%) QlikView
11 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (4.00%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.00%) MSTest
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) DBA
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 7 (28.00%) SQL DBA
4 5 (20.00%) Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Business Developer
7 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
8 1 (4.00%) Senior SQL DBA
8 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Support Technician
8 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) MDX
4 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET
5 2 (8.00%) XSLT
6 1 (4.00%) WinForms
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) WPF
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (12.00%) ETL
3 3 (12.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) DSDM
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) Office Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Open Source
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) V-Model
5 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) T-SQL
3 10 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
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