The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 16 April 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 Sheffield 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 29 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.43% 4.32% 0.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 16.00% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
70 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.79% 27.03% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 21
Average daily rate £295 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £173 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
SQL Server 2005
South Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Sheffield region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Sheffield region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) DTS
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore