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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 124 98
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.19% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.89% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -50.00%

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
346 561 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.89% 21.74% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 309 339
Median daily rate £375 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% -65.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +23 1 - - 2
Glasgow -2 1 £375 +29.87% 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Power BI
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) MVS
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) VMware

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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (16.67%) Power BI
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ADO
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) MDX
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) MVS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) R
4 1 (16.67%) VB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (16.67%) VMware