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 22 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 63 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.45% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.63% 2.13% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
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£365 £435 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% +87.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +24.00%
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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
142 235 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.55% 21.08% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 123 101
Average daily rate £378 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -31.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 22 December 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
4 14 (63.64%) SQL
5 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (40.91%) OLAP
7 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (40.91%) Clustering
7 9 (40.91%) MCTS
8 8 (36.36%) XML
8 8 (36.36%) Workflow
8 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
9 7 (31.82%) SLA
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
10 6 (27.27%) .NET
10 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (27.27%) SAN
10 6 (27.27%) EDRMS
10 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
10 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (22.73%) C#
11 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
11 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
11 5 (22.73%) Cognos

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.55%) LiveCycle
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (40.91%) OLAP
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (27.27%) EDRMS
6 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (22.73%) Cognos Query Studio
7 5 (22.73%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 5 (22.73%) Cognos Report Studio
7 5 (22.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (22.73%) Cognos Transformer
8 3 (13.64%) Data Mart
8 3 (13.64%) DTS
8 3 (13.64%) Star Schema
8 3 (13.64%) IDOL
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) DBA
2 4 (18.18%) SQL DBA
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Cognos Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) XML
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Clustering
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
1 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Workflow
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Management
3 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) ETL
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) Document Management
6 3 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Change Control
8 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.55%) V-Model
8 1 (4.55%) Database Security
8 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) MCTS
3 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Cognos
3 3 (13.64%) Meridio
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe