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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 140 112 65
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -47
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 27 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.85% 2.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.63% 4.46% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 33
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £246 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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 £34.50 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +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
861 605 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.33% 19.11% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 348 282
Average daily rate £400 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.50 £17.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £147.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -11 8 £350 -4.76% 15
Merseyside -12 3 £200 -30.43% 1
Lancashire +5 2 £325 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (63.33%) SQL
4 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
5 15 (50.00%) .NET
6 14 (46.67%) C#
7 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
9 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 10 (33.33%) Windows
9 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (26.67%) XML
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (26.67%) jQuery
12 7 (23.33%) Web Services
12 7 (23.33%) MVC
12 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (20.00%) NHS
13 6 (20.00%) CSS
13 6 (20.00%) HTML
13 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (20.00%) Replication
13 6 (20.00%) Retail
13 6 (20.00%) Ruby
13 6 (20.00%) Degree
14 5 (16.67%) CMS
14 5 (16.67%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 5 (16.67%) Orchard CMS
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (13.33%) RavenDB
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.33%) Data Mart
9 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.33%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) MSTest
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) DBA
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) SQL DBA
4 5 (16.67%) Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) Web Services
5 6 (20.00%) HTML
5 6 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (16.67%) XHTML
6 5 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.67%) LINQ
7 4 (13.33%) Ajax
7 4 (13.33%) RESTful
8 3 (10.00%) Sinatra
8 3 (10.00%) WPF
8 3 (10.00%) Regular Expression
8 3 (10.00%) SAML
8 3 (10.00%) Lucene
9 2 (6.67%) WinForms
9 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) NHS
1 6 (20.00%) Replication
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.33%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) MVC
1 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
3 14 (46.67%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) SPARQL
7 1 (3.33%) VBScript
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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