The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 107 92 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 17 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.80% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.75% 3.94% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 16
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£355 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.22% +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £262 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +7.14%
SQL Server 2005
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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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
619 508 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.40% 20.37% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 217 232
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Scotland region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Scotland region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 6 £364 +22.35% 1
Glasgow -19 5 £345 +13.11% 1
Fife - - - -
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (33.33%) C#
6 9 (30.00%) IIS
6 9 (30.00%) SLA
7 8 (26.67%) Clustering
8 7 (23.33%) OO
9 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.00%) Degree
9 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 5 (16.67%) Database Security
11 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
11 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
11 4 (13.33%) Validation

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (30.00%) IIS
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (6.67%) MS Project Server
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) DHCP
4 2 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (73.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.67%) MySQL
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) CruiseControl
1 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.67%) NCrunch
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) DBA
4 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (10.00%) WCF
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.33%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) Database Security
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.33%) Validation
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) OOP
5 2 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCDST
3 2 (6.67%) MCTS
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.67%) Netcool
1 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
1 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Sybase
3 2 (6.67%) Veritas
3 2 (6.67%) McAfee
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Dell
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
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