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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 98 89 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -45
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 25 32 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.90% 1.30% 3.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.49% 6.53% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 45
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£425 £351 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.24% +27.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +30.18%
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
557 490 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.13% 19.86% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 245 271
Average daily rate £387 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.91% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+245.45% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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
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 2 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 7 £425 +30.76% 2
Edinburgh 0 6 £325 +8.33% 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) .NET
4 13 (38.24%) C#
4 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (32.35%) Sybase
7 9 (26.47%) IIS
7 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
8 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (20.59%) Classic ASP
9 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
10 6 (17.65%) OO
10 6 (17.65%) RAD
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
11 5 (14.71%) WCF
11 5 (14.71%) OOD
11 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
12 4 (11.76%) Workflow
12 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
12 4 (11.76%) HTML
12 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
12 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (8.82%) Release Management
13 3 (8.82%) QA
13 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (26.47%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) SSL
2 2 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.88%) MS Access
6 2 (5.88%) DTS
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.94%) QlikView
7 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Database Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Access Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
2 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 7 (20.59%) Classic ASP
4 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
4 5 (14.71%) WCF
5 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 3 (8.82%) CSS
7 2 (5.88%) Web Services
7 2 (5.88%) XML
7 2 (5.88%) XSLT
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) jQuery
8 1 (2.94%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Life Science
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) OO
1 6 (17.65%) RAD
2 5 (14.71%) OOD
3 4 (11.76%) Workflow
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Workflow Management
4 3 (8.82%) Release Management
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) V-Model
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) VBA
5 2 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) HND
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) Sybase
3 2 (5.88%) Nintex
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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