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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 114 95 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -43
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 12 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 1.29% 2.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.93% 5.59% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 31
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£345 £305 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.11% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £226 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £366 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 - £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%
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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
623 572 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.33% 23.04% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 270 247
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £249 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £33.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 October 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 -9 4 £340 +16.23% 5
Edinburgh -16 4 £364 +19.34% 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - - 2
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (70.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) C#
7 8 (25.81%) SLA
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
8 7 (22.58%) IIS
8 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
9 6 (19.35%) OO
9 6 (19.35%) Finance
9 6 (19.35%) Clustering
9 6 (19.35%) Degree
10 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (16.13%) Database Security
11 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
11 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle
11 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
11 4 (12.90%) Validation
11 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (12.90%) Software Testing

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (70.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (6.45%) DTS
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (6.45%) MS Access
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (6.45%) MySQL
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.23%) SQLite
7 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) NCrunch
2 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Aerospace
2 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) DBA
4 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) SQL DBA
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Access Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Microstrategy Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) jQuery
4 3 (9.68%) WCF
4 3 (9.68%) NHibernate
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.23%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.23%) JSON
6 1 (3.23%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) CSS
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) RIA
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) OO
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Database Security
3 4 (12.90%) Validation
3 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) OOD
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) OOP
5 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
5 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) VBA
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) MCDST
4 2 (6.45%) MCTS
4 2 (6.45%) MCITP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) Netcool
2 1 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee
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