The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 108 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 19 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 1.55% 1.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.63% 7.36% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 18
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£325 £335 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £237 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 - £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
524 516 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.99% 20.98% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 202
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.25 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £15.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.40 £32.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -11 7 £325 +0.38% 2
Edinburgh -20 6 £388 +39.63%
Fife - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Dundee - - - -
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (52.83%) Windows
3 26 (49.06%) SQL
4 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2000
4 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
4 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (43.40%) C#
6 22 (41.51%) .NET
6 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
7 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
8 16 (30.19%) T-SQL
8 16 (30.19%) SharePoint
9 15 (28.30%) SAN
10 14 (26.42%) OO
11 13 (24.53%) Netcool
11 13 (24.53%) Clustering
12 12 (22.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (20.75%) IIS
14 10 (18.87%) SLA
14 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
14 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (15.09%) Finance
15 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
15 8 (15.09%) HP
15 8 (15.09%) DNS
15 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
15 8 (15.09%) Web Services
16 7 (13.21%) AIX
16 7 (13.21%) OOA/OOD

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 16 (30.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (20.75%) IIS
3 7 (13.21%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (13.21%) MS Project Server
4 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.89%) Lync
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Project
1 7 (13.21%) InfoPath
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) SAN
2 8 (15.09%) DNS
3 6 (11.32%) DHCP
4 5 (9.43%) NAS
5 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.77%) HTTP
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2000
2 24 (45.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) NCrunch
2 2 (3.77%) CruiseControl
2 2 (3.77%) NetAdvantage
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) DBA
3 8 (15.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (13.21%) SQL DBA
5 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Radia Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) WPF Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
9 1 (1.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 5 (9.43%) jQuery
5 4 (7.55%) WCF
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
5 4 (7.55%) CSS
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.77%) HTML5
7 2 (3.77%) CSS3
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.77%) NHibernate
7 2 (3.77%) MonoRail
7 2 (3.77%) WPF
8 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Clustering
2 6 (11.32%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.32%) Thin Client
3 5 (9.43%) Replication
3 5 (9.43%) PKI
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.77%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (13.21%) AIX
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.32%) Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) OO
2 7 (13.21%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (11.32%) Workflow
4 5 (9.43%) MVC
4 5 (9.43%) Software Distribution
5 4 (7.55%) Database Security
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL
6 3 (5.66%) OOD
6 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.66%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.77%) BDD
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) TDD
7 2 (3.77%) Pair Programming
7 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 23 (43.40%) C#
3 16 (30.19%) T-SQL
4 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.43%) VBScript
5 5 (9.43%) VB
6 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
2 22 (41.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CCNA
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
6 1 (1.89%) CISSP
6 1 (1.89%) OCP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCDST
6 1 (1.89%) MCTS
6 1 (1.89%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.89%) VCP5
6 1 (1.89%) VCP4
6 1 (1.89%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.77%) XenApp
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.89%) vCloud
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) Netcool
2 12 (22.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (9.43%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) HP
3 7 (13.21%) Citrix
3 7 (13.21%) Veritas
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 3 (5.66%) Dell
5 3 (5.66%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) McAfee
6 2 (3.77%) Infragistics
6 2 (3.77%) Sybase
7 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.89%) NetApp
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
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