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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 101 89 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 27 34 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.28% 2.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.47% 5.96% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 34
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £287 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +49.12%
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
604 570 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.27% 21.44% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 301 274
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 £18.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.38 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.35 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -4 13 £375 +20.00%
Stirling - 6 - -
Renfrewshire -9 2 £346 -15.54%
Edinburgh -3 1 £175 -41.66%
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (53.49%) SQL
3 22 (51.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (39.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
5 15 (34.88%) Finance
6 13 (30.23%) .NET
7 11 (25.58%) Sybase
7 11 (25.58%) Windows
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (23.26%) C#
9 9 (20.93%) IIS
9 9 (20.93%) Database Tuning
10 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
10 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (16.28%) Classic ASP
11 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
12 6 (13.95%) RAD
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.95%) Change Management
13 5 (11.63%) OOD
13 5 (11.63%) Workflow
13 5 (11.63%) OO
13 5 (11.63%) NHibernate
13 5 (11.63%) WCF
14 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
14 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
14 4 (9.30%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (20.93%) IIS
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (51.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (39.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (6.98%) QlikView
7 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Developer
3 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.65%) Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.28%) Classic ASP
4 5 (11.63%) NHibernate
4 5 (11.63%) WCF
5 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 3 (6.98%) CSS
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.65%) XML
6 2 (4.65%) XSLT
7 1 (2.33%) SAP XI
7 1 (2.33%) SOAP
7 1 (2.33%) jQuery
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Life Science
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Database Tuning
2 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.95%) Change Management
3 6 (13.95%) RAD
4 5 (11.63%) OO
4 5 (11.63%) OOD
4 5 (11.63%) Workflow
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) Workflow Management
6 3 (6.98%) Release Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.65%) Content Management
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
8 1 (2.33%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.33%) MVC
8 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) MCTS
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Sybase
3 2 (4.65%) Nintex
4 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.33%) SAP