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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 97 82 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 28 36 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 1.47% 3.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.71% 7.64% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 40
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £278 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.78%
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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
595 471 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.33% 19.25% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 240 268
Average daily rate £395 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.87 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+181.56% -56.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 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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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 -3 11 £425 +36.00% 4
Edinburgh -6 4 £250 -16.66%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
5 14 (34.15%) .NET
5 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (31.71%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) C#
8 11 (26.83%) Sybase
9 9 (21.95%) IIS
9 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
9 9 (21.95%) Windows
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (19.51%) Database Tuning
11 7 (17.07%) Classic ASP
11 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
12 6 (14.63%) RAD
13 5 (12.20%) OOD
13 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (12.20%) OO
13 5 (12.20%) WCF
13 5 (12.20%) NHibernate
14 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
14 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
14 4 (9.76%) HTML
14 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (21.95%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
2 2 (4.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (31.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.88%) MS Access
7 2 (4.88%) DTS
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.88%) QlikView
8 1 (2.44%) SQLite
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Developer
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) SQL DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Access Developer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.88%) Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.07%) Classic ASP
4 5 (12.20%) NHibernate
4 5 (12.20%) WCF
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 3 (7.32%) CSS
7 2 (4.88%) XML
7 2 (4.88%) XSLT
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) JSON
8 1 (2.44%) jQuery
8 1 (2.44%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.44%) SOAP
8 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Life Science
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Database Tuning
2 6 (14.63%) RAD
3 5 (12.20%) OOD
3 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Workflow Management
5 3 (7.32%) Release Management
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Workflow
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.88%) Content Management
7 1 (2.44%) TDD
7 1 (2.44%) V-Model
7 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
5 2 (4.88%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) HND
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Sybase
3 2 (4.88%) Nintex
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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