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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 106 115 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -48
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 19 14 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.52% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.22% 2.73% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 32
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£375 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £305 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -20.00%
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
590 513 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.56% 19.14% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 266 262
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £19.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £36.35 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +2 7 £375 +22.95%
Renfrewshire - 4 £413 - 1
Edinburgh +1 3 £294 -24.19% 1
Dundee - 3 £313 -
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2005
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (61.22%) SQL
2 30 (61.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (46.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (34.69%) Finance
6 16 (32.65%) T-SQL
7 14 (28.57%) .NET
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (24.49%) Windows
10 11 (22.45%) Sybase
11 10 (20.41%) Database Tuning
12 8 (16.33%) C#
12 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (14.29%) Classic ASP
13 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (12.24%) IIS
14 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
14 6 (12.24%) RAD
14 6 (12.24%) Workflow
14 6 (12.24%) Clustering
15 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (10.20%) OO
15 5 (10.20%) OOD
15 5 (10.20%) WCF
15 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (12.24%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (61.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (46.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (46.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (40.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.16%) QlikView
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) SQL Developer
3 8 (16.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) DBA
4 6 (12.24%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.08%) MI Developer
6 2 (4.08%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.04%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) Classic ASP
2 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.20%) NHibernate
3 5 (10.20%) WCF
4 4 (8.16%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) XSLT
5 2 (4.08%) SAP XI
5 2 (4.08%) CSS
5 2 (4.08%) HTML
6 1 (2.04%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Life Science
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Database Tuning
2 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.24%) RAD
3 6 (12.24%) Workflow
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) OOD
4 5 (10.20%) OO
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Workflow Management
5 4 (8.16%) Release Management
6 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.12%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (4.08%) SDLC
7 2 (4.08%) Database Security
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.08%) Content Management
7 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (61.22%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) T-SQL
3 8 (16.33%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) XQuery
7 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCSA
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (4.08%) MCTS
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) HND
5 1 (2.04%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Sybase
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) VMware