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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 206 223 108
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -115
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 40 40 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.42% 1.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.27% 2.36% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 78
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £163 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £30.42 - £31.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.48 - £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 - £69.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-33.96% -15.87%
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
1761 1694 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.57% 17.75% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 979 900
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 64
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Kent - 10 £313 -
Surrey -12 9 £410 +31.20% 2
Hampshire -2 7 £425 +45.09% 6
Oxfordshire +5 6 £300 +84.61% 1
East Sussex +13 3 £190 -41.53%
Berkshire +10 3 £353 - 4
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £360 +19.80% 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 69 (65.71%) SQL
3 62 (59.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 60 (57.14%) Windows
5 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 31 (29.52%) Active Directory
7 30 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 29 (27.62%) IIS
8 29 (27.62%) .NET
9 27 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (24.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (23.81%) PowerShell
12 24 (22.86%) VMware
12 24 (22.86%) C#
13 23 (21.90%) T-SQL
13 23 (21.90%) MS Excel
14 20 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (18.10%) Finance
16 18 (17.14%) MS Exchange
16 18 (17.14%) DNS
16 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
18 15 (14.29%) Citrix
18 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
19 14 (13.33%) Oracle
19 14 (13.33%) TCP/IP
19 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (12.38%) HTML
21 12 (11.43%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (27.62%) IIS
2 18 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.81%) Apache
6 4 (3.81%) CMS
7 3 (2.86%) IBM Domino
7 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.95%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.14%) DNS
2 14 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.52%) DHCP
3 10 (9.52%) iSCSI
3 10 (9.52%) SAN
4 8 (7.62%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (6.67%) LAN
6 5 (4.76%) Firewall
6 5 (4.76%) WAN
7 3 (2.86%) NAS
8 2 (1.90%) HTTP
8 2 (1.90%) Intranet
8 2 (1.90%) Network Security
8 2 (1.90%) SMTP
8 2 (1.90%) VLAN
8 2 (1.90%) VPN
9 1 (0.95%) ADSL
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.95%) PBX
9 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 62 (59.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (24.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (11.43%) Relational Database
6 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
8 8 (7.62%) RDBMS
8 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
13 3 (2.86%) MySQL
13 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (5.71%) Subversion
3 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (1.90%) NUnit
4 2 (1.90%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.95%) ERwin
5 1 (0.95%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.95%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Marketing
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Law
3 2 (1.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Military
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (27.62%) Developer
2 26 (24.76%) DBA
3 22 (20.95%) SQL DBA
4 15 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 13 (12.38%) SQL Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Support Engineer
7 10 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 9 (8.57%) Administrator
9 8 (7.62%) Applications Support
9 8 (7.62%) C# Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Change Manager
10 7 (6.67%) IT Support
10 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (5.71%) Analyst
11 6 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Business Change Manager
11 6 (5.71%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.62%) .NET
2 13 (12.38%) HTML
3 12 (11.43%) XML
4 11 (10.48%) .NET Framework
4 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (9.52%) CSS
6 7 (6.67%) Web Services
7 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (5.71%) HTML5
8 5 (4.76%) jQuery
8 5 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (4.76%) WCF
9 4 (3.81%) Ajax
9 4 (3.81%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (2.86%) Entity Framework
10 3 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (2.86%) Software Packaging
10 3 (2.86%) WPF
11 2 (1.90%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.57%) Clustering
2 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.81%) Social Network
3 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.86%) Replication
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) CMDB
4 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.90%) W3C
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.95%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 60 (57.14%) Windows
2 30 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 27 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.48%) Linux
7 8 (7.62%) Unix
7 8 (7.62%) Windows XP
8 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.86%) AIX
10 3 (2.86%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.90%) Solaris
12 1 (0.95%) Android
12 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.43%) ITIL
2 10 (9.52%) MVC
2 10 (9.52%) OO
3 8 (7.62%) ETL
4 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (6.67%) Database Security
4 7 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (6.67%) Web Development
5 6 (5.71%) Project Management
5 6 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (4.76%) Change Management
6 5 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.76%) Server Building
6 5 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 5 (4.76%) Workflow
7 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.81%) High Availability
7 4 (3.81%) Migration
7 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (65.71%) SQL
2 25 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 24 (22.86%) C#
4 23 (21.90%) T-SQL
5 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.52%) C++
6 10 (9.52%) Java
6 10 (9.52%) VBScript
7 6 (5.71%) VB
8 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.90%) PHP
9 2 (1.90%) Ruby
9 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.95%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.95%) C
10 1 (0.95%) VBA
10 1 (0.95%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) Degree
5 3 (2.86%) MCSA
5 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.90%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.90%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.90%) MCITP
6 2 (1.90%) MCSE
6 2 (1.90%) MCTS
6 2 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.90%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (1.90%) VCP5
6 2 (1.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 31 (29.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.43%) VMware ESX
3 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.52%) vSphere
4 10 (9.52%) XenApp
5 4 (3.81%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (2.86%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.95%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.95%) vCloud
8 1 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) SCCM
2 4 (3.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.81%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (3.81%) SCOM
2 4 (3.81%) WSUS
3 3 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.86%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.90%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.90%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.90%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.90%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.90%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.95%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.95%) vMotion
Vendors
1 56 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.86%) VMware
3 15 (14.29%) Citrix
4 14 (13.33%) Oracle
5 9 (8.57%) IBM
6 7 (6.67%) HP
6 7 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.71%) Cognos
7 6 (5.71%) Red Gate
8 5 (4.76%) Cisco
9 4 (3.81%) NetApp
9 4 (3.81%) Sophos
10 3 (2.86%) arcserve
10 3 (2.86%) Brocade
10 3 (2.86%) CA
10 3 (2.86%) Dell
10 3 (2.86%) Lotus
10 3 (2.86%) Lumension
10 3 (2.86%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.90%) iManage
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