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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 131 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 19 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.90% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.72% 4.33% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 9
Median daily rate £300 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £292 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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 £23.00 £28.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.58% +41.25%
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
698 624 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.68% 20.71% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 331 296
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +53.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.50 £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.00 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -8.33%

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
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 30 June 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
Renfrewshire -34 10 £300 -25.00%
Glasgow +2 8 £313 -16.66% 2
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
3 24 (85.71%) SQL
4 19 (67.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
5 17 (60.71%) Clustering
6 16 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (46.43%) Citrix
7 13 (46.43%) Windows
7 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
8 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 12 (42.86%) VMware
9 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (35.71%) MCSE
11 9 (32.14%) VBScript
11 9 (32.14%) Database Mirroring
11 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
12 8 (28.57%) Degree
12 8 (28.57%) High Availability
12 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
13 7 (25.00%) HP
13 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
14 6 (21.43%) OLTP
14 6 (21.43%) ITIL
14 6 (21.43%) OLAP
14 6 (21.43%) DTS

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 (17.86%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DHCP
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
1 4 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (67.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (21.43%) DTS
6 6 (21.43%) OLAP
6 6 (21.43%) OLTP
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) DBA
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) SQL DBA
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Engineering Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Development DBA
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Production DBA
6 1 (3.57%) SAS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Clustering
2 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 4 (14.29%) PKI
5 3 (10.71%) Replication
6 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (32.14%) Database Mirroring
3 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 8 (28.57%) High Availability
4 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Database Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) ETL Development
6 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.57%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) ITSM
8 1 (3.57%) Mobile Commerce
8 1 (3.57%) MVC
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) T-SQL
3 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
3 9 (32.14%) VBScript
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.57%) R
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (35.71%) MCSE
3 8 (28.57%) Degree
4 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) SCOM
3 4 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 4 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) Citrix
3 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 4 (14.29%) AppSense
5 4 (14.29%) arcserve
5 4 (14.29%) Brocade
5 4 (14.29%) CA
5 4 (14.29%) Lumension
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.29%) Symantec