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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 70 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.79% 2.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 4.52% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Average daily rate
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- £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +30.18%
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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
112 177 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.90% 17.42% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 101 54
Average daily rate £375 £385 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 2 March 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) OLAP
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos
5 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) ETL
5 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Query Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Report Studio
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (38.46%) Cognos Transformer
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) Workflow
6 4 (30.77%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (23.08%) CSS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) LiveCycle
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) OLAP
4 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos Query Studio
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (23.08%) EDRMS
6 3 (23.08%) Star Schema
6 3 (23.08%) Data Mart
7 2 (15.38%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) IDOL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (7.69%) DTS
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (15.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) DSDM
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCTS
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Meridio
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe