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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 168 99 137
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +38
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 75 149 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 1.71% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.73% 7.93% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 83 69
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£378 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.02% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £266 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £41.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +36.36%
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
1585 1878 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.28% 21.56% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 1015 877
Average daily rate £360 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 41
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 October 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 October 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 -6 28 £450 +24.13% 8
Hampshire -33 16 £300 -25.00% 8
Surrey +10 15 £500 +203.03% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £325 -12.16% 3
Oxfordshire -4 5 £305 -12.85% 4
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 1 October 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.

1 164 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 122 (74.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 99 (60.37%) Windows
4 81 (49.39%) SQL
4 81 (49.39%) .NET
5 78 (47.56%) Microsoft
6 76 (46.34%) C#
7 61 (37.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (36.59%) ASP.NET
9 58 (35.37%) Security Cleared
10 52 (31.71%) XML
11 49 (29.88%) SC Cleared
12 43 (26.22%) SQL Server 2000
13 39 (23.78%) SharePoint
14 36 (21.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
15 33 (20.12%) T-SQL
15 33 (20.12%) Visual Studio
16 32 (19.51%) Oracle
17 31 (18.90%) WCF
18 29 (17.68%) Clustering
19 26 (15.85%) SharePoint Server
20 24 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (14.63%) Workflow
20 24 (14.63%) SAN
21 23 (14.02%) JavaScript
22 22 (13.41%) SLA
23 21 (12.80%) OLAP
24 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (23.78%) SharePoint
2 26 (15.85%) SharePoint Server
3 20 (12.20%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (10.98%) MS Exchange
4 18 (10.98%) IIS
5 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.66%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.83%) SAS
9 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (1.83%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.83%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.22%) LiveCycle
10 2 (1.22%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.61%) Documentum
11 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (20.12%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.37%) MS Office
3 5 (3.05%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.83%) SPSS
4 3 (1.83%) FastStats
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) TIBCO iProcess
1 6 (3.66%) Staffware
1 6 (3.66%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.44%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.63%) SAN
2 13 (7.93%) LDAP
3 11 (6.71%) DNS
3 11 (6.71%) DHCP
4 7 (4.27%) SSL
5 6 (3.66%) SMTP
6 5 (3.05%) Firewall
7 3 (1.83%) LAN
7 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.83%) Network Security
8 2 (1.22%) HTTP
8 2 (1.22%) Internet
9 1 (0.61%) VPN
9 1 (0.61%) VLAN
9 1 (0.61%) IPsec
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 122 (74.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (26.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 36 (21.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (12.80%) OLAP
6 20 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (11.59%) Oracle Database
7 19 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (10.98%) DTS
9 17 (10.37%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (6.71%) IDOL
12 7 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
13 6 (3.66%) EDRMS
14 5 (3.05%) Oracle9i Database
15 4 (2.44%) Cognos Query Studio
15 4 (2.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 4 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 33 (20.12%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.44%) Ant
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.61%) MyEclipse
5 1 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 8 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.27%) Finance
3 6 (3.66%) Marketing
4 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.83%) Military
5 3 (1.83%) Electronics
6 2 (1.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (46.95%) Developer
2 23 (14.02%) SharePoint Developer
3 21 (12.80%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.20%) DBA
5 17 (10.37%) Analyst
6 16 (9.76%) Administrator
7 15 (9.15%) SQL DBA
8 13 (7.93%) Consultant
9 12 (7.32%) BizTalk Developer
10 11 (6.71%) C# Developer
11 10 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (5.49%) SQL Server DBA
13 8 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (4.27%) VB.NET Developer
14 7 (4.27%) Architect
15 6 (3.66%) Senior Developer
15 6 (3.66%) Oracle DBA
15 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
16 5 (3.05%) SQL Developer
16 5 (3.05%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (49.39%) .NET
2 60 (36.59%) ASP.NET
3 52 (31.71%) XML
4 31 (18.90%) WCF
5 20 (12.20%) Web Services
5 20 (12.20%) .NET Framework
6 18 (10.98%) HTML
6 18 (10.98%) jQuery
7 16 (9.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 14 (8.54%) XSLT
9 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (6.71%) Ajax
11 10 (6.10%) AppFabric
12 7 (4.27%) CSS
12 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 5 (3.05%) COM+
14 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 4 (2.44%) MDX
14 4 (2.44%) WPF
14 4 (2.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Clustering
2 24 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.27%) Replication
4 3 (1.83%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.83%) DTV
5 2 (1.22%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.22%) Open Source
5 2 (1.22%) Statistics
6 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.61%) PMI
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.61%) iPad
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 99 (60.37%) Windows
2 61 (37.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.71%) UNIX
6 9 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.66%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.22%) Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.63%) Workflow
2 19 (11.59%) MVC
3 16 (9.76%) Web Development
4 14 (8.54%) SOA
5 13 (7.93%) ITIL
5 13 (7.93%) Migration
5 13 (7.93%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.10%) Document Management
9 9 (5.49%) Performance Management
10 8 (4.88%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.88%) ETL
11 7 (4.27%) OO
11 7 (4.27%) Network Management
12 6 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (3.66%) Knowledge Management
13 5 (3.05%) UML
13 5 (3.05%) CRM
13 5 (3.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 81 (49.39%) SQL
2 76 (46.34%) C#
3 33 (20.12%) T-SQL
4 23 (14.02%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.54%) Java
6 13 (7.93%) VB
7 12 (7.32%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.71%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.88%) VB6
10 6 (3.66%) VBScript
11 5 (3.05%) VBA
11 5 (3.05%) C
12 4 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.22%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (1.22%) C++
15 1 (0.61%) XQuery
15 1 (0.61%) Perl
15 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 58 (35.37%) Security Cleared
2 49 (29.88%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.32%) MCTS
5 10 (6.10%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.05%) MCSE
7 2 (1.22%) Degree
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.61%) CCNA
8 1 (0.61%) OCP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) MCSD
8 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.41%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 19 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (2.44%) vSphere
5 4 (2.44%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.83%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.83%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (7.32%) SCCM
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (3.66%) TIBCO Hawk
4 5 (3.05%) ARCserve
4 5 (3.05%) SCOM
5 4 (2.44%) WSUS
5 4 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.22%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.61%) Netcool
7 1 (0.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.61%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 78 (47.56%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.51%) Oracle
3 15 (9.15%) VMware
4 11 (6.71%) Meridio
5 8 (4.88%) CA
6 7 (4.27%) Symantec
7 6 (3.66%) HP
7 6 (3.66%) Cisco
7 6 (3.66%) TIBCO
7 6 (3.66%) Citrix
8 5 (3.05%) EMC
8 5 (3.05%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.44%) Altiris
9 4 (2.44%) Cognos
10 3 (1.83%) NetApp
10 3 (1.83%) IBM
10 3 (1.83%) Dell
10 3 (1.83%) SAP
10 3 (1.83%) Alterian
10 3 (1.83%) ESRI
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