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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 208 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 48 113 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 1.23% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 6.73% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 83 76
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£308 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £206 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 16
Average hourly rate £36.25 £42.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £29.05 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £117.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +51.78%
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
1578 1679 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.92% 18.35% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 975 931 795
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 40 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £14.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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
Surrey -3 13 £325 -3.70% 7
Hampshire -33 12 £288 -0.86% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 10 £325 -16.12% 4
Berkshire -31 6 £350 -15.15% 11
Oxfordshire -13 5 £163 -48.81% 3
East Sussex -7 1 £325 -13.33%
Kent - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 2
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (84.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (59.55%) Windows
4 50 (56.18%) SQL
5 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
6 40 (44.94%) .NET
7 39 (43.82%) C#
8 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET
9 26 (29.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (26.97%) Visual Studio
11 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (22.47%) HTML
14 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2000
15 18 (20.22%) Clustering
16 16 (17.98%) CSS
17 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
17 15 (16.85%) VMware
17 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
19 13 (14.61%) T-SQL
19 13 (14.61%) jQuery
20 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
20 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
20 12 (13.48%) Load Balancing
20 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 12 (13.48%) Oracle
20 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
20 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
20 12 (13.48%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 12 (13.48%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.36%) IIS
3 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange
4 9 (10.11%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (7.87%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.49%) LiveCycle
8 2 (2.25%) nginx
8 2 (2.25%) Apache
8 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.12%) CMS
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.12%) Kentico
9 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Office
1 9 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) SAN
2 8 (8.99%) LAN
3 6 (6.74%) SSL
4 5 (5.62%) SMTP
4 5 (5.62%) DHCP
4 5 (5.62%) DNS
4 5 (5.62%) Firewall
5 1 (1.12%) VLAN
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (1.12%) Intranet
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 75 (84.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (29.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (21.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (13.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
8 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (4.49%) MySQL
10 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.37%) Star Schema
11 3 (3.37%) EDRMS
12 2 (2.25%) IDOL
12 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.25%) DTS
12 2 (2.25%) OLAP
12 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (26.97%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (5.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.37%) Subversion
5 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) NUnit
6 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.12%) Moq
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) Analyst
3 12 (13.48%) Administrator
4 10 (11.24%) DBA
5 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.99%) SQL DBA
7 7 (7.87%) Programmer
7 7 (7.87%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.62%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Administrator
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.37%) Junior
10 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.37%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) .NET
2 27 (30.34%) ASP.NET
3 20 (22.47%) HTML
4 16 (17.98%) CSS
5 13 (14.61%) jQuery
6 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
7 10 (11.24%) Silverlight
8 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.87%) Web Services
8 7 (7.87%) XML
9 6 (6.74%) Ajax
9 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (5.62%) Application Packaging
11 4 (4.49%) LINQ
11 4 (4.49%) WPF
11 4 (4.49%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.49%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (3.37%) Unity DI Container
12 3 (3.37%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 3 (3.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.22%) Clustering
2 12 (13.48%) Open Source
3 8 (8.99%) Replication
4 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (59.55%) Windows
2 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.74%) Linux
5 6 (6.74%) Windows 2000
6 5 (5.62%) UNIX
7 4 (4.49%) AIX
8 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.25%) CentOS
9 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.48%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.36%) Migration
3 11 (12.36%) Waterfall
4 10 (11.24%) MVC
5 9 (10.11%) Data Analysis
6 8 (8.99%) TDD
6 8 (8.99%) Data Modelling
6 8 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.87%) ITIL
7 7 (7.87%) Scrum
7 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.74%) ETL
8 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.74%) V-Model
8 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.74%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.62%) DSDM
10 4 (4.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) SQL
2 39 (43.82%) C#
3 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.61%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.24%) VB
6 9 (10.11%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.99%) Java
8 7 (7.87%) VBScript
8 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.74%) VBA
10 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.49%) Bourne shell
12 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.37%) Ruby
12 3 (3.37%) Korn
12 3 (3.37%) PHP
12 3 (3.37%) C++
13 2 (2.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) CCNA
2 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) MCTS
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.25%) APMP
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.62%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.37%) vSphere
4 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) SCCM
2 6 (6.74%) WSUS
3 5 (5.62%) ARCserve
3 5 (5.62%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.25%) Plesk
5 2 (2.25%) cPanel
5 2 (2.25%) Webmin
6 1 (1.12%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.12%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.85%) VMware
3 12 (13.48%) Oracle
4 6 (6.74%) HP
4 6 (6.74%) Citrix
4 6 (6.74%) NetApp
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco
5 5 (5.62%) Symantec
5 5 (5.62%) Altiris
5 5 (5.62%) CA
6 4 (4.49%) Adobe
6 4 (4.49%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.37%) Primavera
8 2 (2.25%) Brocade
8 2 (2.25%) Sun
8 2 (2.25%) Meridio
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.12%) Apple
9 1 (1.12%) Lotus
9 1 (1.12%) Endeca
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