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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 210 167 115
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -52
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 55 77 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.84% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.77% 4.46% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 61
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£380 £331 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.71% -10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £18.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -20.00%
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
1988 1728 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.81% 18.83% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 980 875
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £13.04 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.75 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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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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
Surrey +1 15 £410 +36.66% 3
Hampshire -3 15 £475 +68.88% 3
Oxfordshire -15 9 £384 -4.06%
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £325 +20.37% 6
Kent - 5 - - 2
Berkshire -14 3 £350 -14.11% 3
East Sussex -1 1 £325 -13.33% 1
West Sussex -16 1 £413 +22.67% 2
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 111 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (64.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (54.95%) Windows
4 51 (45.95%) SQL
5 50 (45.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (37.84%) Microsoft
7 40 (36.04%) .NET
8 39 (35.14%) C#
9 28 (25.23%) T-SQL
10 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (24.32%) VMware
11 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET
12 24 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (16.22%) Active Directory
15 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
16 16 (14.41%) Citrix
17 15 (13.51%) SAN
17 15 (13.51%) VB
17 15 (13.51%) OO
17 15 (13.51%) MS Exchange
17 15 (13.51%) Cisco
18 14 (12.61%) C++
18 14 (12.61%) Migration
18 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
18 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 13 (11.71%) jQuery
19 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.81%) IIS
2 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.70%) Apache
5 3 (2.70%) nginx
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.80%) Lync
6 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.90%) CMS
7 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.90%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Office
2 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.60%) MS Project
4 2 (1.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) SAN
2 13 (11.71%) LAN
3 11 (9.91%) DNS
4 9 (8.11%) WAN
4 9 (8.11%) DHCP
5 7 (6.31%) NAS
6 5 (4.50%) Intranet
7 4 (3.60%) Firewall
7 4 (3.60%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.70%) SMTP
9 2 (1.80%) VPN
9 2 (1.80%) VLAN
10 1 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.90%) MPLS
10 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 72 (64.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (45.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (12.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (11.71%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (10.81%) Oracle Database
9 10 (9.01%) Relational Database
10 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (7.21%) RDBMS
11 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (6.31%) MySQL
13 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (4.50%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 5 (4.50%) Xcelsius
14 4 (3.60%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (3.60%) Lumira
15 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (1.80%) ERwin
4 2 (1.80%) NUnit
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.90%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.90%) Moq
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (0.90%) Legal
3 1 (0.90%) Advertising
3 1 (0.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (37.84%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.22%) DBA
4 12 (10.81%) SQL DBA
5 11 (9.91%) Administrator
6 10 (9.01%) Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
8 8 (7.21%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.21%) SQL Developer
8 8 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Architect
10 6 (5.41%) Business Developer
11 5 (4.50%) VB.NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Business Objects Developer
12 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Technical Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) WPF Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Storage Architect
13 3 (2.70%) IBM Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.04%) .NET
2 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.61%) .NET Framework
4 13 (11.71%) HTML
4 13 (11.71%) jQuery
5 12 (10.81%) XML
6 10 (9.01%) Ajax
7 9 (8.11%) CSS
7 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.21%) WPF
8 8 (7.21%) Web Services
9 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (4.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 4 (3.60%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (3.60%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (3.60%) LINQ
10 4 (3.60%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.70%) Silverlight
11 3 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Replication
1 9 (8.11%) Clustering
2 7 (6.31%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) Informatics
5 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Telematics
6 1 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (54.95%) Windows
2 27 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (6.31%) Windows XP
5 7 (6.31%) Linux
6 4 (3.60%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.70%) CentOS
7 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.80%) UNIX
9 1 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.51%) OO
2 14 (12.61%) Migration
3 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.71%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (9.91%) MVC
5 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
6 9 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 9 (8.11%) ITIL
6 9 (8.11%) Web Development
7 8 (7.21%) ETL
7 8 (7.21%) Multithreading
7 8 (7.21%) MVVM
8 7 (6.31%) OOD
8 7 (6.31%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.41%) SDLC
10 5 (4.50%) Office Automation
10 5 (4.50%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (4.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.95%) SQL
2 39 (35.14%) C#
3 28 (25.23%) T-SQL
4 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
5 15 (13.51%) VB
6 14 (12.61%) C++
7 13 (11.71%) VB.NET
8 12 (10.81%) Java
8 12 (10.81%) VBScript
8 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.60%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.70%) Ruby
10 3 (2.70%) PHP
11 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.80%) VBA
11 2 (1.80%) Groovy
11 2 (1.80%) VB6
12 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.90%) Python
12 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) Degree
4 6 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.50%) MCSE
6 3 (2.70%) CCNA
7 2 (1.80%) APMP
8 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) VMware ESX
2 13 (11.71%) vSphere
3 12 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.91%) XenApp
5 4 (3.60%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) SCCM
2 7 (6.31%) WSUS
3 5 (4.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.70%) Plesk
4 3 (2.70%) cPanel
4 3 (2.70%) Webmin
4 3 (2.70%) SCOM
4 3 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.70%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.80%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 42 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.32%) VMware
3 16 (14.41%) Citrix
4 15 (13.51%) Cisco
5 13 (11.71%) Oracle
6 11 (9.91%) HP
7 8 (7.21%) IBM
8 6 (5.41%) Red Gate
9 4 (3.60%) Cognos
9 4 (3.60%) NetApp
10 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.70%) Symantec
10 3 (2.70%) CA
10 3 (2.70%) SAP
10 3 (2.70%) Altiris
11 2 (1.80%) F5
11 2 (1.80%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.80%) McAfee
12 1 (0.90%) Informatica
12 1 (0.90%) Telerik
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