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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 53 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.55% 2.26% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.22% 11.96% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
137 184 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.15% 18.93% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 74 53
Average daily rate £338 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £633 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2005
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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 24 July 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (77.78%) .NET
3 27 (75.00%) Windows
4 26 (72.22%) C#
5 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
5 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (63.89%) SharePoint
6 23 (63.89%) SQL
6 23 (63.89%) Visual Studio
7 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
8 20 (55.56%) SharePoint Server
8 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
9 19 (52.78%) T-SQL
9 19 (52.78%) XML
9 19 (52.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (47.22%) Web Development
10 17 (47.22%) OLAP
10 17 (47.22%) Workflow
11 16 (44.44%) MS Office
11 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
12 14 (38.89%) Web Services
12 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
13 13 (36.11%) LDAP
13 13 (36.11%) DTS
13 13 (36.11%) SLA
13 13 (36.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 12 (33.33%) Meridio
14 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
14 12 (33.33%) IDOL
15 11 (30.56%) Document Management

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (63.89%) SharePoint
2 20 (55.56%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Office
2 14 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.33%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) LDAP
2 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (47.22%) OLAP
4 13 (36.11%) DTS
5 12 (33.33%) IDOL
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (8.33%) EDRMS
8 3 (8.33%) Cognos Query Studio
8 3 (8.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 3 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
8 3 (8.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Cognos Transformer
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 19 (52.78%) XML
4 14 (38.89%) Web Services
5 13 (36.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 10 (27.78%) WCF
8 6 (16.67%) XSD
9 4 (11.11%) XSLT
10 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET
10 3 (8.33%) CAML
10 3 (8.33%) WPF
10 3 (8.33%) WF
10 3 (8.33%) Silverlight
10 3 (8.33%) Ajax
11 1 (2.78%) jQuery
11 1 (2.78%) HTML
11 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.78%) CSS
11 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Web Development
1 17 (47.22%) Workflow
2 11 (30.56%) Document Management
3 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) ETL
4 3 (8.33%) UML
4 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (8.33%) OO
4 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (2.78%) MODAF
5 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Network Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) MVC
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) C#
2 23 (63.89%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) T-SQL
4 7 (19.44%) C
5 6 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (19.44%) MCTS
5 5 (13.89%) MCSE
6 4 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) Meridio
3 3 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.78%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) ESRI