The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 74 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 1.62% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.29% 10.53% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -46.66%
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
175 133 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.24% 15.43% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 72 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Reading region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Reading region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) WAP
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
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