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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 168 104 137
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 81 151 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 1.74% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.98% 8.23% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 85 72
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£365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +7.14%
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
1628 1835 1872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.61% 21.09% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 988 895
Average daily rate £350 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 49
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.88 £45.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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 22 September 2014.

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
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 22 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -17 26 £450 +20.00% 6
Surrey +17 19 £400 +142.42% 9
Hampshire -36 18 £300 -25.00% 12
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £325 -12.16% 3
Oxfordshire -3 5 £305 -12.85% 3
West Sussex - 1 £500 - 1
East Sussex - - - - 3
Kent - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 171 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 126 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 103 (60.23%) Windows
4 87 (50.88%) .NET
5 85 (49.71%) SQL
6 82 (47.95%) C#
7 78 (45.61%) Microsoft
8 62 (36.26%) ASP.NET
9 61 (35.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 59 (34.50%) Security Cleared
11 58 (33.92%) XML
12 50 (29.24%) SC Cleared
13 43 (25.15%) SharePoint
14 42 (24.56%) SQL Server 2000
15 40 (23.39%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (21.05%) T-SQL
16 36 (21.05%) Visual Studio
17 35 (20.47%) WCF
18 33 (19.30%) Oracle
19 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
20 29 (16.96%) Clustering
21 28 (16.37%) SharePoint Server
22 25 (14.62%) JavaScript
22 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
23 24 (14.04%) .NET Framework
23 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
23 24 (14.04%) BizTalk Server
23 24 (14.04%) Workflow
24 23 (13.45%) SAN
25 22 (12.87%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 43 (25.15%) SharePoint
2 28 (16.37%) SharePoint Server
3 24 (14.04%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (10.53%) IIS
5 17 (9.94%) MS Exchange
6 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.51%) TIBCO EMS
8 6 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.92%) ArcGIS
10 4 (2.34%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.75%) SAS
11 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (1.75%) MS Project Server
12 2 (1.17%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.17%) ColdFusion
12 2 (1.17%) Papyrus
12 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.53%) MS Office
3 5 (2.92%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.75%) FastStats
4 3 (1.75%) SPSS
5 1 (0.58%) MS Project
5 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (3.51%) Staffware
1 6 (3.51%) TIBCO iProcess
2 3 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.17%) Exstream
4 1 (0.58%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.45%) SAN
2 14 (8.19%) LDAP
3 10 (5.85%) DHCP
3 10 (5.85%) DNS
4 7 (4.09%) SSL
5 6 (3.51%) SMTP
6 5 (2.92%) Firewall
7 3 (1.75%) Network Security
7 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.75%) LAN
8 2 (1.17%) HTTP
8 2 (1.17%) Internet
9 1 (0.58%) IPsec
9 1 (0.58%) VLAN
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.58%) NAS
9 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 126 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (24.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 40 (23.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (11.70%) Oracle Database
5 20 (11.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (11.70%) OLAP
6 19 (11.11%) DTS
6 19 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (6.43%) IDOL
10 9 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.09%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.51%) EDRMS
13 5 (2.92%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.75%) Data Mining
15 3 (1.75%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 36 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.34%) Ant
4 2 (1.17%) Subversion
5 1 (0.58%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.58%) MyEclipse
5 1 (0.58%) Moq
5 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.09%) Finance
3 6 (3.51%) Marketing
4 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.75%) Military
5 3 (1.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.17%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 80 (46.78%) Developer
2 25 (14.62%) SharePoint Developer
3 22 (12.87%) DBA
4 21 (12.28%) .NET Developer
5 18 (10.53%) Analyst
6 17 (9.94%) Administrator
7 16 (9.36%) SQL DBA
8 15 (8.77%) Consultant
8 15 (8.77%) BizTalk Developer
9 11 (6.43%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.85%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
11 9 (5.26%) Architect
12 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.09%) VB.NET Developer
13 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (3.51%) Oracle DBA
13 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.92%) SQL Developer
14 5 (2.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (50.88%) .NET
2 62 (36.26%) ASP.NET
3 58 (33.92%) XML
4 35 (20.47%) WCF
5 24 (14.04%) .NET Framework
6 22 (12.87%) Web Services
7 18 (10.53%) jQuery
8 17 (9.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 17 (9.94%) HTML
9 16 (9.36%) XSLT
10 12 (7.02%) AppFabric
11 11 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (5.85%) Ajax
13 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 6 (3.51%) Middleware
14 6 (3.51%) Classic ASP
14 6 (3.51%) CSS
15 5 (2.92%) COM+
16 4 (2.34%) MDX
16 4 (2.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.96%) Clustering
2 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.26%) Replication
4 3 (1.75%) DTV
5 2 (1.17%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.17%) Statistics
5 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) PMI
6 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.58%) Open Source
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 103 (60.23%) Windows
2 61 (35.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.43%) UNIX
6 8 (4.68%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.17%) Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.04%) Workflow
2 20 (11.70%) SOA
3 19 (11.11%) MVC
4 16 (9.36%) Web Development
5 15 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (7.60%) Migration
7 12 (7.02%) ITIL
8 11 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.85%) Document Management
10 9 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.26%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.68%) Load Balancing
12 7 (4.09%) Network Management
12 7 (4.09%) OO
12 7 (4.09%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.51%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (3.51%) ETL
13 6 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (2.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 85 (49.71%) SQL
2 82 (47.95%) C#
3 36 (21.05%) T-SQL
4 25 (14.62%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.77%) Java
6 13 (7.60%) VB
7 12 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.85%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.68%) VB6
10 6 (3.51%) VBA
10 6 (3.51%) VBScript
11 5 (2.92%) C
12 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.17%) C++
13 2 (1.17%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.58%) Perl
14 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (34.50%) Security Cleared
2 50 (29.24%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.02%) MCTS
5 10 (5.85%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.92%) MCSE
7 2 (1.17%) Degree
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.58%) OCP
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.58%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.87%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.34%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.75%) vSphere
7 2 (1.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.17%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (7.02%) SCCM
2 7 (4.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (3.51%) TIBCO Hawk
4 5 (2.92%) SCOM
4 5 (2.92%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.75%) WSUS
6 2 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.17%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.58%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.58%) Netcool
7 1 (0.58%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 78 (45.61%) Microsoft
2 33 (19.30%) Oracle
3 14 (8.19%) VMware
4 11 (6.43%) Meridio
5 8 (4.68%) HP
6 7 (4.09%) CA
7 6 (3.51%) Citrix
7 6 (3.51%) Cisco
7 6 (3.51%) TIBCO
7 6 (3.51%) Symantec
8 5 (2.92%) ESRI
8 5 (2.92%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.34%) Altiris
9 4 (2.34%) EMC
10 3 (1.75%) NetApp
10 3 (1.75%) SAP
10 3 (1.75%) Alterian
11 2 (1.17%) Brocade
11 2 (1.17%) JBoss
11 2 (1.17%) Cognos
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