The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Reading region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 61 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 17 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.57% 2.59% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.19% 15.50% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Average daily rate £450 £304 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -25.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
185 129 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.13% 16.71% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 51 45
Average daily rate £375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server 2005
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 14 (70.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (60.00%) OLAP
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (45.00%) MS Office
6 9 (45.00%) XML
7 8 (40.00%) DTS
7 8 (40.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) Web Development
8 7 (35.00%) LDAP
8 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (30.00%) Web Services
9 6 (30.00%) Document Management
9 6 (30.00%) Meridio
9 6 (30.00%) IDOL
9 6 (30.00%) Workflow
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 10 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) OLAP
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) DTS
5 6 (30.00%) IDOL
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
8 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
1 10 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Development Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) XSD
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Web Development
2 6 (30.00%) Document Management
2 6 (30.00%) Workflow
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) MCTS
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) MCSD
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Meridio
3 4 (20.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
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