The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 24 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.19% - 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £353 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £26.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-27.88% -16.80%
SQL Server 2005
Berkshire

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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
18 55 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.11% 18.39% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 22
Average daily rate £400 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas