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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 142 104 47
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -57
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 24 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.79% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 4.09% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 52
Average daily rate
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£390 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £244 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-43.90% +49.09%
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
810 587 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.07% 19.41% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 342 277
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £455 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.49 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.64% +13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Manchester -19 3 £455 +18.18% 13
Lancashire +9 1 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
5 14 (50.00%) .NET
6 13 (46.43%) C#
7 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
11 6 (21.43%) Open Source
11 6 (21.43%) Replication
11 6 (21.43%) jQuery
11 6 (21.43%) XML
11 6 (21.43%) HTML
11 6 (21.43%) CSS
11 6 (21.43%) Oracle
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (17.86%) Web Services
12 5 (17.86%) Degree
12 5 (17.86%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (14.29%) CMS
1 4 (14.29%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 2 (7.14%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (10.71%) RavenDB
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (3.57%) BigQuery
8 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (7.14%) Toad
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) MSTest
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) DBA
3 8 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Administrator
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (14.29%) Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 1 (3.57%) Designer
9 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Architect
9 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
9 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (21.43%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) XHTML
6 3 (10.71%) LINQ
6 3 (10.71%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) Lucene
7 2 (7.14%) WPF
7 2 (7.14%) SAML
7 2 (7.14%) Sinatra
7 2 (7.14%) Regular Expression
8 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Open Source
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Linked Data
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.86%) MVC
2 5 (17.86%) Scrum
2 5 (17.86%) TDD
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) V-Model
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
3 13 (46.43%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) SPARQL
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) Google
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