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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 211 135 117
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 43 110 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 1.23% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.59% 6.53% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 76 65
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £209 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £24.50 £40.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £30.45 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £50.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-43.90% +49.09%
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
1661 1685 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.80% 18.82% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 971 838
Average daily rate £375 £373 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 55
Average hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 12 £394 +1.28% 4
Hampshire -17 11 £324 +29.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £338 +21.62% 4
Oxfordshire -19 6 £413 +26.92% 4
Berkshire -39 5 £306 -9.25% 4
East Sussex -12 2 £315 +9.56% 3
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (75.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (56.79%) Windows
4 45 (55.56%) SQL
5 39 (48.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
7 30 (37.04%) .NET
8 29 (35.80%) C#
9 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (24.69%) T-SQL
11 19 (23.46%) VMware
12 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
13 15 (18.52%) VB
14 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
14 14 (17.28%) Migration
14 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
14 14 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (16.05%) SAN
15 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
15 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
15 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
16 12 (14.81%) Cisco
16 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (14.81%) jQuery
16 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
1 13 (16.05%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) IIS
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.47%) Apache
7 2 (2.47%) nginx
8 1 (1.23%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.23%) CMS
8 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.23%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Office
2 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Primavera
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) SAN
2 8 (9.88%) LAN
3 7 (8.64%) DHCP
3 7 (8.64%) DNS
4 5 (6.17%) NAS
4 5 (6.17%) Firewall
5 4 (4.94%) SMTP
6 2 (2.47%) WAN
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.23%) VLAN
7 1 (1.23%) Intranet
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 61 (75.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (48.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (7.41%) MySQL
10 5 (6.17%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.70%) QlikView
13 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
13 2 (2.47%) Star Schema
13 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.23%) NUnit
5 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (1.23%) Moq
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
2 2 (2.47%) Marketing
2 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.58%) DBA
5 8 (9.88%) Administrator
6 7 (8.64%) SQL DBA
7 6 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Data Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Junior
10 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) .NET
2 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
4 12 (14.81%) jQuery
5 10 (12.35%) HTML
6 8 (9.88%) Web Services
6 8 (9.88%) XML
6 8 (9.88%) Ajax
7 7 (8.64%) WPF
8 6 (7.41%) CSS
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.17%) Application Packaging
9 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (6.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 4 (4.94%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
10 4 (4.94%) LINQ
11 3 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (3.70%) Silverlight
11 3 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Clustering
2 6 (7.41%) Replication
3 5 (6.17%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.70%) Open Source
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Informatics
6 1 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.23%) Telematics
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.79%) Windows
2 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 2000
5 5 (6.17%) Linux
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.47%) UNIX
7 2 (2.47%) CentOS
7 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Migration
2 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 9 (11.11%) ITIL
5 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.64%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.64%) Web Development
6 7 (8.64%) Multithreading
6 7 (8.64%) MVC
6 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.64%) MVVM
7 6 (7.41%) ETL
8 5 (6.17%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.94%) OO
9 4 (4.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (55.56%) SQL
2 29 (35.80%) C#
3 20 (24.69%) T-SQL
4 15 (18.52%) VB
5 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.35%) VBScript
7 8 (9.88%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.64%) Java
9 6 (7.41%) C++
10 4 (4.94%) VBA
10 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.94%) Bourne shell
10 4 (4.94%) Ruby
11 3 (3.70%) PHP
12 2 (2.47%) Python
12 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.23%) VB6
13 1 (1.23%) Korn
13 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) CCNA
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.47%) MCSE
5 2 (2.47%) APMP
6 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) vSphere
4 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.70%) XenApp
7 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) SCCM
2 6 (7.41%) WSUS
3 5 (6.17%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.94%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.47%) cPanel
5 2 (2.47%) Webmin
5 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.47%) Plesk
6 1 (1.23%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 38 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.46%) VMware
3 12 (14.81%) Cisco
4 11 (13.58%) Oracle
5 7 (8.64%) Citrix
6 6 (7.41%) HP
6 6 (7.41%) NetApp
7 4 (4.94%) CA
7 4 (4.94%) Symantec
7 4 (4.94%) Altiris
8 3 (3.70%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.47%) Red Gate
9 2 (2.47%) Sun
9 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.23%) Brocade
10 1 (1.23%) Lotus
10 1 (1.23%) Informatica
10 1 (1.23%) Adobe
10 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
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