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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 159 114 88
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 81 128 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 1.51% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.81% 7.78% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 113
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Average hourly rate - £18.19 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1683 1645 1802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.44% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 870 912
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 57 53
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -28.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £17.04 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £47.50 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 -26 22 £450 +9.09% 5
Hampshire -13 20 £288 -28.12% 7
Surrey -1 11 £263 -41.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £293 -23.02% 6
Oxfordshire +5 6 £353 +0.71% 9
West Sussex - 4 £336 - 1
East Sussex -11 1 £375 +3.44% 2
Kent - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 210 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 153 (72.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (59.05%) SQL
4 120 (57.14%) Windows
5 105 (50.00%) .NET
6 98 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 97 (46.19%) C#
8 75 (35.71%) ASP.NET
9 71 (33.81%) XML
9 71 (33.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 49 (23.33%) T-SQL
12 45 (21.43%) SharePoint
12 45 (21.43%) Security Cleared
13 44 (20.95%) WCF
13 44 (20.95%) SQL Server 2000
14 42 (20.00%) Oracle
15 39 (18.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 38 (18.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 38 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (17.14%) SC Cleared
17 36 (17.14%) Visual Studio
18 32 (15.24%) MS Excel
19 27 (12.86%) Workflow
19 27 (12.86%) JavaScript
19 27 (12.86%) SOA
19 27 (12.86%) Oracle Database
20 26 (12.38%) BizTalk Server
21 25 (11.90%) Web Services
21 25 (11.90%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 45 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 26 (12.38%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (11.43%) SharePoint Server
4 22 (10.48%) IIS
5 20 (9.52%) MS Exchange
6 12 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (5.24%) IBM Notes
8 10 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
9 9 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
11 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (2.38%) ArcGIS
12 4 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (1.43%) SAS
14 2 (0.95%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.95%) CMS
14 2 (0.95%) Papyrus
14 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.00%) MS Office
3 7 (3.33%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.43%) FastStats
4 3 (1.43%) SPSS
5 2 (0.95%) MS Project
5 2 (0.95%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (2.86%) Staffware
1 6 (2.86%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.95%) Exstream
3 2 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.62%) SAN
2 15 (7.14%) LDAP
3 12 (5.71%) Internet
4 6 (2.86%) DNS
5 5 (2.38%) Firewall
5 5 (2.38%) DHCP
6 4 (1.90%) HTTP
6 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.43%) Network Security
7 3 (1.43%) SMTP
8 1 (0.48%) NAS
8 1 (0.48%) VLAN
8 1 (0.48%) SSL
8 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 153 (72.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (20.95%) SQL Server 2000
5 39 (18.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (18.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (12.86%) Oracle Database
8 24 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 23 (10.95%) DTS
10 22 (10.48%) OLAP
11 18 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (5.71%) IDOL
14 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
16 6 (2.86%) EDRMS
16 6 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (1.90%) Ingres
17 4 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
18 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.90%) Ant
4 2 (0.95%) Subversion
5 1 (0.48%) Hudson
5 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.48%) MyEclipse
5 1 (0.48%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.48%) NUnit
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.48%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (4.76%) Finance
2 7 (3.33%) Marketing
2 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.90%) Electronics
4 4 (1.90%) Military
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Front Office
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 102 (48.57%) Developer
2 30 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 24 (11.43%) SharePoint Developer
4 23 (10.95%) DBA
5 18 (8.57%) BizTalk Developer
5 18 (8.57%) Consultant
6 17 (8.10%) Analyst
6 17 (8.10%) C# Developer
7 14 (6.67%) SQL DBA
8 12 (5.71%) Architect
9 11 (5.24%) Administrator
10 10 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (4.29%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.33%) SQL Developer
12 7 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.86%) VB.NET Developer
14 5 (2.38%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (50.00%) .NET
2 75 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 71 (33.81%) XML
4 44 (20.95%) WCF
5 25 (11.90%) Web Services
6 22 (10.48%) .NET Framework
7 21 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 19 (9.05%) XSLT
9 18 (8.57%) HTML
10 16 (7.62%) WPF
10 16 (7.62%) AppFabric
11 15 (7.14%) jQuery
12 10 (4.76%) Ajax
12 10 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (3.81%) XSD
13 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 7 (3.33%) Middleware
15 6 (2.86%) Classic ASP
16 5 (2.38%) MDX
16 5 (2.38%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.48%) Clustering
2 11 (5.24%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.86%) Replication
4 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.90%) DTV
6 3 (1.43%) Statistics
6 3 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.95%) Open Source
7 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 120 (57.14%) Windows
2 71 (33.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (9.05%) Windows 7
5 16 (7.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.71%) Windows XP
6 12 (5.71%) UNIX
7 5 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.43%) Linux
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.86%) Workflow
1 27 (12.86%) SOA
2 25 (11.90%) ITIL
3 21 (10.00%) Web Development
4 18 (8.57%) MVC
5 17 (8.10%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (6.19%) Data Protection
7 12 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.24%) Document Management
9 10 (4.76%) Migration
10 9 (4.29%) OO
10 9 (4.29%) Project Management
10 9 (4.29%) ETL
11 8 (3.81%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.81%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (3.33%) Database Security
12 7 (3.33%) Load Balancing
13 6 (2.86%) UML
13 6 (2.86%) Performance Management
13 6 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 124 (59.05%) SQL
2 97 (46.19%) C#
3 49 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 27 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.10%) Java
6 16 (7.62%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.67%) VB
8 10 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.76%) C
9 9 (4.29%) VB6
10 7 (3.33%) VBA
11 6 (2.86%) C++
12 5 (2.38%) VBScript
13 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.95%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.95%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.48%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 36 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.19%) MCTS
5 9 (4.29%) Degree
6 8 (3.81%) MCSE
6 8 (3.81%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.33%) OCP
7 7 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.90%) MCSD
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.95%) XenApp
6 2 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (9.05%) SCCM
2 15 (7.14%) SCOM
3 13 (6.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (4.76%) SCVMM
4 10 (4.76%) SCDPM
5 8 (3.81%) Data Guard
6 6 (2.86%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.48%) WSUS
7 1 (0.48%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.48%) Netcool
7 1 (0.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 98 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.00%) Oracle
3 12 (5.71%) Meridio
4 11 (5.24%) Lotus
5 7 (3.33%) Telerik
6 6 (2.86%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.38%) VMware
7 5 (2.38%) ESRI
8 4 (1.90%) Cisco
8 4 (1.90%) SAP
9 3 (1.43%) Nintex
9 3 (1.43%) Alterian
9 3 (1.43%) NetApp
9 3 (1.43%) Citrix
9 3 (1.43%) HP
10 2 (0.95%) EMC
10 2 (0.95%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.95%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.95%) JBoss
10 2 (0.95%) Cognos
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