The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scottish Borders region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders - - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £27.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -12.59%
SQL Server 2005
Scotland

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 Scottish Borders region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scottish Borders
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Scottish Borders 15.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%