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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 234 190 127
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -63
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 35 70 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.75% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.88% 3.91% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 90
Median daily rate £410 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 £24.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% -43.90%
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
1865 1790 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.32% 19.18% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1098 1024
Median daily rate £400 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 25 47
Median hourly rate £35.50 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +1 14 £475 +54.47% 1
Surrey -19 8 £410 +19.27% 1
Berkshire -6 4 - - 2
Kent - 3 £375 -
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £375 +9.09%
West Sussex -26 2 £365 +21.66%
East Sussex 0 1 £420 +33.33% 6
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (74.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (57.83%) SQL
4 43 (51.81%) Windows
5 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
6 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
7 29 (34.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (34.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
9 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
10 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (26.51%) .NET
12 21 (25.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
13 19 (22.89%) Oracle
13 19 (22.89%) VBScript
13 19 (22.89%) VMware
14 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
15 17 (20.48%) C#
16 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (16.87%) Clustering
18 13 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
19 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
19 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
20 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2014
20 11 (13.25%) DV Cleared
20 11 (13.25%) XenApp
20 11 (13.25%) vSphere
20 11 (13.25%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.05%) IIS
2 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.23%) Apache
4 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.20%) SAS
6 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) IaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) PaaS
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) DNS
2 10 (12.05%) DHCP
3 9 (10.84%) Firewall
4 6 (7.23%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (7.23%) SAN
5 3 (3.61%) LAN
6 2 (2.41%) NAS
6 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.41%) VPN
6 2 (2.41%) WAN
7 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.20%) IMAP
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
7 1 (1.20%) Intranet
7 1 (1.20%) IPsec
7 1 (1.20%) PBX
7 1 (1.20%) SMTP
7 1 (1.20%) VLAN
7 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (74.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (34.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (34.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (25.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (18.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
8 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (10.84%) RDBMS
9 9 (10.84%) Relational Database
10 7 (8.43%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
11 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
12 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (2.41%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
15 1 (1.20%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.82%) MSI
3 4 (4.82%) Subversion
4 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.41%) NUnit
5 2 (2.41%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.20%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
1 8 (9.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.20%) Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) DBA
1 28 (33.73%) Developer
2 26 (31.33%) SQL DBA
3 21 (25.30%) SQL Developer
4 13 (15.66%) SQL Server DBA
5 11 (13.25%) SSRS Developer
6 10 (12.05%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.05%) Administrator
7 8 (9.64%) DV Cleared DBA
7 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.43%) IT Support
9 6 (7.23%) IT Manager
9 6 (7.23%) IT Support Manager
9 6 (7.23%) Senior IT Manager
9 6 (7.23%) Senior IT Support
9 6 (7.23%) Senior Manager
10 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) XML
3 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.23%) CSS
4 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.02%) HTML
5 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.82%) WCF
6 3 (3.61%) jQuery
6 3 (3.61%) MDX
6 3 (3.61%) Web Services
6 3 (3.61%) WPF
7 2 (2.41%) ADO.NET
7 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (2.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.41%) SOAP
7 2 (2.41%) WF
8 1 (1.20%) MAPI
8 1 (1.20%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Clustering
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.61%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.61%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) NHS
4 2 (2.41%) W3C
5 1 (1.20%) CMDB
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
5 1 (1.20%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.81%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
3 23 (27.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.02%) Linux
7 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.82%) Unix
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.61%) AIX
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.20%) Android
10 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.20%) CentOS
10 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.20%) MVS
10 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (12.05%) Change Management
3 9 (10.84%) OO
4 8 (9.64%) Mentoring
4 8 (9.64%) Software Testing
5 6 (7.23%) Database Security
5 6 (7.23%) MVC
5 6 (7.23%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.02%) ETL
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.82%) Database Tuning
7 4 (4.82%) Migration
8 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.61%) Project Management
8 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.41%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.41%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.83%) SQL
2 24 (28.92%) T-SQL
3 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
3 19 (22.89%) VBScript
4 17 (20.48%) C#
5 11 (13.25%) VB.NET
6 9 (10.84%) C++
6 9 (10.84%) Java
7 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.61%) VB
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.20%) C
10 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.20%) Perl
10 1 (1.20%) R
10 1 (1.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.25%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) MCITP
5 2 (2.41%) VCP5
5 2 (2.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.25%) vSphere
3 11 (13.25%) XenApp
4 8 (9.64%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.02%) XenServer
6 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.61%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (3.61%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (4.82%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) WSUS
3 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.41%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.41%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.20%) cPanel
4 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.20%) SCOM
4 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) Oracle
2 19 (22.89%) VMware
3 10 (12.05%) Citrix
4 9 (10.84%) HP
5 8 (9.64%) Lumension
6 7 (8.43%) RedGate
7 6 (7.23%) Sophos
8 5 (6.02%) Cisco
8 5 (6.02%) Dell
8 5 (6.02%) IBM
9 4 (4.82%) Intel Security
9 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.61%) NetApp
11 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.41%) Symantec
11 2 (2.41%) Veritas
12 1 (1.20%) Borland
12 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.20%) Panasonic