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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 59 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 16 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.57% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.12% 7.94% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 11
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£380 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +22.22%
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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
132 214 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.78% 19.72% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 99 88
Average daily rate £380 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £218 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 20 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (56.67%) SQL
5 16 (53.33%) SharePoint
6 15 (50.00%) Windows
6 15 (50.00%) .NET
6 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (50.00%) Workflow
7 14 (46.67%) C#
7 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
8 13 (43.33%) OLAP
8 13 (43.33%) XML
8 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (43.33%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (40.00%) Web Development
9 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
10 11 (36.67%) SLA
10 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
10 11 (36.67%) Web Services
11 10 (33.33%) MS Office
11 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (26.67%) Clustering
12 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
12 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
12 8 (26.67%) MCTS
12 8 (26.67%) IDOL
12 8 (26.67%) Meridio
13 7 (23.33%) Document Management

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (43.33%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.33%) LiveCycle
4 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) LDAP
2 5 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) OLAP
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (26.67%) IDOL
6 7 (23.33%) DTS
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (16.67%) EDRMS
8 5 (16.67%) Cognos Query Studio
8 5 (16.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 5 (16.67%) Cognos Report Studio
8 5 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer
9 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
9 3 (10.00%) Data Mart
10 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
3 4 (13.33%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.33%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (43.33%) XML
4 11 (36.67%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 7 (23.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 4 (13.33%) WCF
8 3 (10.00%) WPF
8 3 (10.00%) WF
8 3 (10.00%) Silverlight
8 3 (10.00%) CAML
8 3 (10.00%) XSLT
8 3 (10.00%) Ajax
8 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET
9 2 (6.67%) CSS
9 2 (6.67%) HTML
10 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
1 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Workflow
2 12 (40.00%) Web Development
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Management
3 7 (23.33%) Document Management
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) UML
7 3 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (10.00%) OO
7 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (10.00%) Content Management
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.33%) Change Control
9 1 (3.33%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 14 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (26.67%) MCTS
4 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
1 4 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Meridio
3 5 (16.67%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe