The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 34 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.97% 0.48% 5.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 1.52% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£344 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +49.12%
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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 Sheffield region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
81 66 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 26.30% 31.43% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 34
Average daily rate £375 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +70.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) IIS
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 7 (70.00%) C#
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (70.00%) Ajax
4 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) jQuery
4 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (50.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Cognos

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Ajax
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Axis
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) XAML
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos
1 1 (10.00%) VMware