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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 136 99 66
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 15 30 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 1.05% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 5.16% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 30
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £226 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.78%
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
796 581 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.87% 20.29% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 335 305
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 19
Average hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £16.50 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £121.20 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +20.53%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -14 8 £425 +15.64% 13
Merseyside -13 5 £200 -30.43% 1
Lancashire -3 1 - -
Cheshire - - - - 3
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (56.25%) SQL
4 17 (53.13%) T-SQL
4 17 (53.13%) .NET
5 16 (50.00%) C#
6 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
8 10 (31.25%) Windows
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (31.25%) jQuery
9 9 (28.13%) Web Services
9 9 (28.13%) XML
9 9 (28.13%) NHS
9 9 (28.13%) MVC
9 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (25.00%) HTML
10 8 (25.00%) CSS
10 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.00%) Ruby
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (25.00%) Degree
11 7 (21.88%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
11 7 (21.88%) LINQ
11 7 (21.88%) CMS
11 7 (21.88%) ITIL
11 7 (21.88%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (21.88%) CMS
1 7 (21.88%) Orchard CMS
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Solr
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) CTI
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (18.75%) RavenDB
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.13%) BigQuery
9 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
9 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Toad
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) MSTest
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) DBA
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.75%) SQL DBA
5 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
9 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Information Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
9 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) .NET
2 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET
3 10 (31.25%) jQuery
4 9 (28.13%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) XML
5 8 (25.00%) HTML
5 8 (25.00%) CSS
6 7 (21.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (21.88%) LINQ
6 7 (21.88%) XHTML
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (18.75%) Ajax
7 6 (18.75%) RESTful
8 5 (15.63%) Lucene
8 5 (15.63%) SAML
8 5 (15.63%) Regular Expression
8 5 (15.63%) Sinatra
9 3 (9.38%) WPF
9 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) NHS
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.88%) Open Source
3 4 (12.50%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Linked Data
5 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Workflow
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) ETL
7 3 (9.38%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
8 2 (6.25%) Database Tuning
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) T-SQL
3 16 (50.00%) C#
4 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) SPARQL
7 1 (3.13%) XAML
7 1 (3.13%) VBScript
7 1 (3.13%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) CosmoCom
4 1 (3.13%) Actuate
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Siebel
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
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