The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 South East 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 126 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 130 130 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.53% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.29% 8.02% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 73 86
Average daily rate £375 £338 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £270 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £52.50 £29.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.03% -35.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% -13.63%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1784 1621 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.52% 19.02% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 855 960
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 64 45
Average hourly rate £52.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 23 April 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
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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 41 £375 +66.66% 3
Hampshire -11 36 £290 -17.49% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 12 £375 -21.05% 6
Thames Valley - 10 £450 -
Surrey -19 9 £350 +4.47% 2
Kent +4 8 £425 +42.25% 2
West Sussex -3 4 £338 +22.72% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £325 - 6
East Sussex -1 2 £288 -28.12% 1
Middlesex - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 224 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 172 (76.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 138 (61.61%) SQL
4 112 (50.00%) .NET
5 105 (46.88%) Windows
6 98 (43.75%) C#
7 80 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 75 (33.48%) T-SQL
9 73 (32.59%) ASP.NET
10 72 (32.14%) XML
11 58 (25.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 56 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 52 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 52 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 49 (21.88%) WCF
15 47 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
16 46 (20.54%) Visual Studio
17 36 (16.07%) MS Excel
17 36 (16.07%) SharePoint
17 36 (16.07%) BizTalk Server
18 34 (15.18%) SOA
19 31 (13.84%) ETL
19 31 (13.84%) Security Cleared
20 29 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
21 28 (12.50%) JavaScript
22 27 (12.05%) Oracle
22 27 (12.05%) SC Cleared
23 26 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
24 25 (11.16%) SQL Server 2000
25 24 (10.71%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 36 (16.07%) SharePoint
1 36 (16.07%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.71%) IIS
3 18 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.70%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (4.46%) IBM Notes
5 10 (4.46%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.68%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.89%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.89%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.89%) Apache
9 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.89%) Papyrus
9 2 (0.89%) CMS
9 2 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 36 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.34%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.89%) Exstream
3 1 (0.45%) Staffware
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.45%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.89%) Office 365
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.91%) LDAP
2 10 (4.46%) Internet
3 8 (3.57%) DNS
4 7 (3.13%) Firewall
4 7 (3.13%) HTTP
4 7 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.68%) SAN
6 4 (1.79%) SSL
6 4 (1.79%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.79%) SMTP
6 4 (1.79%) DHCP
6 4 (1.79%) LAN
7 3 (1.34%) Network Security
8 2 (0.89%) SMS
8 2 (0.89%) WAN
9 1 (0.45%) RIP
9 1 (0.45%) OSPF
9 1 (0.45%) Intranet
9 1 (0.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 172 (76.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (25.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (23.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (11.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 23 (10.27%) OLAP
8 22 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (8.48%) Oracle Database
10 18 (8.04%) DTS
11 16 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (6.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (3.57%) Relational Database
15 7 (3.13%) IDOL
16 6 (2.68%) OLTP
17 4 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
17 4 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
18 3 (1.34%) Ingres
18 3 (1.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (20.54%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.45%) NUnit
4 1 (0.45%) MSI
4 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.45%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.45%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.45%) Hudson
4 1 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.45%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.45%) Selenium
4 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (6.70%) Finance
2 6 (2.68%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.23%) Military
4 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.89%) Marketing
5 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.89%) Banking
5 2 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Front Office
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 120 (53.57%) Developer
2 34 (15.18%) .NET Developer
3 29 (12.95%) DBA
4 25 (11.16%) BizTalk Developer
5 23 (10.27%) C# Developer
6 22 (9.82%) SQL DBA
7 19 (8.48%) SQL Developer
8 18 (8.04%) Consultant
9 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (6.70%) SharePoint Developer
11 15 (6.70%) ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.80%) SQL Server DBA
13 12 (5.36%) Architect
14 11 (4.91%) Support Engineer
14 11 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
15 8 (3.57%) Administrator
16 7 (3.13%) Analyst
16 7 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (50.00%) .NET
2 73 (32.59%) ASP.NET
3 72 (32.14%) XML
4 49 (21.88%) WCF
5 24 (10.71%) Web Services
6 23 (10.27%) AppFabric
7 22 (9.82%) .NET Framework
8 20 (8.93%) HTML
9 17 (7.59%) Ajax
9 17 (7.59%) WPF
9 17 (7.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 13 (5.80%) XSLT
11 11 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (4.91%) MDX
12 10 (4.46%) XSD
13 8 (3.57%) jQuery
14 7 (3.13%) Middleware
15 6 (2.68%) Classic ASP
16 4 (1.79%) WF
16 4 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.80%) Clustering
2 11 (4.91%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.57%) Replication
4 7 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.34%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.89%) DTV
7 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.45%) GIS
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
8 1 (0.45%) W3C
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 105 (46.88%) Windows
2 52 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.80%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.57%) UNIX
8 4 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.34%) Linux
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.89%) HPUX
10 2 (0.89%) Solaris
11 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.18%) SOA
2 31 (13.84%) ETL
3 29 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (9.38%) ITIL
5 14 (6.25%) Web Development
6 11 (4.91%) Workflow
6 11 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (4.46%) Data Protection
7 10 (4.46%) Migration
8 9 (4.02%) TDD
8 9 (4.02%) Software Engineering
9 8 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.57%) MVC
10 7 (3.13%) Project Management
10 7 (3.13%) Document Management
10 7 (3.13%) Database Security
10 7 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (2.23%) OO
11 5 (2.23%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (61.61%) SQL
2 98 (43.75%) C#
3 75 (33.48%) T-SQL
4 28 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.04%) PowerShell
6 15 (6.70%) C
7 12 (5.36%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.91%) C++
9 10 (4.46%) Java
10 9 (4.02%) VB
11 8 (3.57%) VBA
12 5 (2.23%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.79%) VB6
14 2 (0.89%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.89%) Python
14 2 (0.89%) VBScript
15 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (13.84%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.02%) MCSE
5 8 (3.57%) Degree
6 6 (2.68%) OCP
6 6 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.79%) MCTS
7 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.79%) MCSD
8 1 (0.45%) CCSA
8 1 (0.45%) CCNA
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.45%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (8.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.79%) vSphere
5 4 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.89%) XenApp
7 2 (0.89%) XenServer
8 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (9.38%) SCCM
2 16 (7.14%) SCOM
3 10 (4.46%) SCVMM
3 10 (4.46%) SCDPM
4 8 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (2.68%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.89%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.89%) Foglight
8 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.45%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.05%) Oracle
3 15 (6.70%) VMware
4 10 (4.46%) Lotus
5 7 (3.13%) Meridio
5 7 (3.13%) Telerik
5 7 (3.13%) HP
6 6 (2.68%) Cognos
6 6 (2.68%) ESRI
7 5 (2.23%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.79%) Serena
9 3 (1.34%) Cisco
9 3 (1.34%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.34%) Citrix
9 3 (1.34%) McAfee
10 2 (0.89%) LogLogic
10 2 (0.89%) SAP
10 2 (0.89%) Remedy
10 2 (0.89%) Symantec
10 2 (0.89%) IBM
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