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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 124 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 21 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 1.00% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.57% 4.72% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 16
Median daily rate £300 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £274 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% -43.90%
SQL Server 2005
UK

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
588 615 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.26% 21.11% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 327 300
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £29.80 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 9 £319 -15.00% 4
Renfrewshire -30 9 £300 -13.35% 1
Edinburgh -10 2 £375 +25.00%
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 22 (84.62%) SQL
4 18 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
5 14 (53.85%) Clustering
6 13 (50.00%) Windows
6 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 12 (46.15%) Citrix
8 11 (42.31%) VMware
8 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (34.62%) MCSE
10 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (30.77%) Database Mirroring
11 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
11 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (30.77%) VBScript
12 7 (26.92%) HP
12 7 (26.92%) Degree
13 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
13 6 (23.08%) High Availability
13 6 (23.08%) ITIL
13 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
13 6 (23.08%) .NET
14 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) OpenStack
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
1 4 (15.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (15.38%) DTS
6 4 (15.38%) OLAP
6 4 (15.38%) OLTP
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) DBA
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) SQL DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Engineering Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Production DBA
7 1 (3.85%) SAS Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Server Support
7 1 (3.85%) Server Support Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Production DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Support
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Clustering
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 4 (15.38%) PKI
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (30.77%) Database Mirroring
3 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 6 (23.08%) High Availability
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Database Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
6 2 (7.69%) ETL Development
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Database Security
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 8 (30.77%) VBScript
4 3 (11.54%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.85%) R
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (34.62%) MCSE
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
1 4 (15.38%) SCOM
1 4 (15.38%) SCVMM
1 4 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (15.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Citrix
3 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 7 (26.92%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 4 (15.38%) AppSense
5 4 (15.38%) arcserve
5 4 (15.38%) Brocade
5 4 (15.38%) CA
5 4 (15.38%) Lumension
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Hourly Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago