The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 210 127 113
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 57 124 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 1.27% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.43% 6.88% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 86 79
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £36.25 £42.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £29.05 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £117.25 £34.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +51.78%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1664 1803 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 18.52% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 1020 867
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 59
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +43.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.96 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.59 £58.75 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Surrey +12 18 £325 - 3
Hampshire -30 15 £320 +10.34% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £325 -14.75% 1
Berkshire -25 6 £350 -6.66%
Oxfordshire -15 4 £156 -51.92% 2
East Sussex -5 1 £325 +13.04% 2
Kent - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (82.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (61.18%) Windows
4 46 (54.12%) SQL
5 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
6 35 (41.18%) .NET
7 34 (40.00%) C#
7 34 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET
10 19 (22.35%) VMware
11 18 (21.18%) T-SQL
12 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 17 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 16 (18.82%) HTML
13 16 (18.82%) VB
13 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (17.65%) Oracle
14 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
14 15 (17.65%) .NET Framework
14 15 (17.65%) jQuery
15 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (16.47%) SAN
15 14 (16.47%) SharePoint
16 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
16 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (14.12%) Clustering
17 12 (14.12%) CSS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (16.47%) SharePoint
2 13 (15.29%) MS Exchange
3 12 (14.12%) IIS
4 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.71%) LiveCycle
6 4 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.35%) Apache
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.35%) nginx
7 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.18%) Lync
8 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Office
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.53%) Primavera
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) SAN
2 9 (10.59%) LAN
3 6 (7.06%) DHCP
3 6 (7.06%) DNS
4 5 (5.88%) Firewall
4 5 (5.88%) SMTP
5 3 (3.53%) NAS
6 1 (1.18%) VLAN
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.18%) Intranet
6 1 (1.18%) Internet
6 1 (1.18%) SSL
6 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (82.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database
7 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (7.06%) MySQL
11 5 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
11 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
13 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (2.35%) EDRMS
14 2 (2.35%) QlikView
14 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
14 2 (2.35%) Star Schema
14 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.53%) Subversion
7 2 (2.35%) JIRA
8 1 (1.18%) NUnit
8 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Legal
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) Analyst
3 13 (15.29%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.12%) DBA
5 10 (11.76%) Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) SQL DBA
7 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.71%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.53%) Junior
10 3 (3.53%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.53%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.53%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (41.18%) .NET
2 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET
3 16 (18.82%) HTML
4 15 (17.65%) jQuery
4 15 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 12 (14.12%) CSS
6 10 (11.76%) Web Services
6 10 (11.76%) Ajax
7 9 (10.59%) XML
8 6 (7.06%) WPF
8 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (5.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 5 (5.88%) Application Packaging
10 4 (4.71%) Entity Framework
10 4 (4.71%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (4.71%) LINQ
11 3 (3.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 3 (3.53%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (3.53%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Clustering
2 8 (9.41%) Replication
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.06%) Open Source
4 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
4 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.18%) Informatics
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.18%) Windows
2 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (18.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.06%) Linux
4 6 (7.06%) Windows 2000
5 4 (4.71%) UNIX
6 3 (3.53%) AIX
6 3 (3.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.35%) CentOS
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) Solaris
8 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.94%) ITIL
2 11 (12.94%) Waterfall
3 10 (11.76%) Migration
4 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
4 9 (10.59%) MVC
5 8 (9.41%) Data Modelling
5 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.24%) Web Development
6 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.06%) TDD
7 6 (7.06%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.06%) MVVM
7 6 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.88%) Scrum
8 5 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) SQL
2 34 (40.00%) C#
3 18 (21.18%) T-SQL
4 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.82%) VB
6 10 (11.76%) VBScript
6 10 (11.76%) Java
7 8 (9.41%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.06%) C++
9 5 (5.88%) VBA
9 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.71%) Bourne shell
10 4 (4.71%) Ruby
10 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.53%) PHP
11 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.35%) Korn
12 2 (2.35%) Python
12 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.88%) CCNA
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.53%) Degree
7 2 (2.35%) MCTS
7 2 (2.35%) APMP
8 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.88%) vSphere
4 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) SCCM
2 6 (7.06%) WSUS
3 5 (5.88%) ARCserve
3 5 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.35%) Plesk
5 2 (2.35%) cPanel
5 2 (2.35%) Webmin
6 1 (1.18%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.18%) SCOM
6 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (50.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.35%) VMware
3 15 (17.65%) Oracle
4 10 (11.76%) Cisco
5 8 (9.41%) Citrix
6 7 (8.24%) HP
7 6 (7.06%) NetApp
8 5 (5.88%) Symantec
8 5 (5.88%) Altiris
8 5 (5.88%) CA
9 4 (4.71%) Adobe
9 4 (4.71%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.35%) Red Gate
10 2 (2.35%) Brocade
10 2 (2.35%) Sun
10 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.18%) Apple
11 1 (1.18%) Lotus
11 1 (1.18%) Endeca
11 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
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