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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 211 152 107
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -45
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 27 83 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 1.00% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.73% 5.04% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 51 68
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£293 £390 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £265 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.96% +26.00%
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
1565 1646 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.76% 19.78% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 826 757
Average daily rate £370 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 35
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.92 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 January 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 30 January 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
Hampshire -27 9 £280 -13.84% 11
Surrey -8 7 £313 -3.84% 3
Oxfordshire -13 6 £163 -38.67% 2
East Sussex -11 1 £325 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire -20 1 £500 +29.03% 3
Berkshire -23 1 - - 6
Kent - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (89.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (62.89%) Windows
4 48 (49.48%) .NET
4 48 (49.48%) SQL
5 47 (48.45%) C#
6 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
7 32 (32.99%) Security Cleared
8 30 (30.93%) Visual Studio
9 29 (29.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET
11 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
12 24 (24.74%) Clustering
12 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 22 (22.68%) SQL Server 2000
14 21 (21.65%) VMware
15 20 (20.62%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (19.59%) Active Directory
17 18 (18.56%) SAN
18 17 (17.53%) MS Exchange
19 16 (16.49%) SharePoint
19 16 (16.49%) HTML
19 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
19 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
21 14 (14.43%) IIS
21 14 (14.43%) CSS
22 13 (13.40%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (20.62%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (17.53%) MS Exchange
3 16 (16.49%) SharePoint
4 14 (14.43%) IIS
5 12 (12.37%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (11.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (4.12%) LiveCycle
8 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.06%) MS Project Server
11 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (1.03%) Kentico
11 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.28%) MS Office
3 3 (3.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.56%) SAN
2 12 (12.37%) SSL
3 10 (10.31%) DHCP
3 10 (10.31%) DNS
4 9 (9.28%) LAN
5 8 (8.25%) SMTP
6 6 (6.19%) Firewall
7 3 (3.09%) LDAP
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) Internet
8 1 (1.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (89.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (22.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.28%) OLAP
7 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database
8 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (5.15%) Cognos Query Studio
9 5 (5.15%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 5 (5.15%) Cognos Report Studio
9 5 (5.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Cognos Transformer
10 4 (4.12%) DTS
10 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.09%) Data Mart
11 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.09%) Star Schema
11 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 30 (30.93%) Visual Studio
2 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.15%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.09%) JIRA
5 3 (3.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.03%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.03%) Moq
General
1 5 (5.15%) Banking
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Developer
2 19 (19.59%) Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Administrator
4 9 (9.28%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.28%) BizTalk Administrator
4 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) C# Developer
5 7 (7.22%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.22%) DBA
6 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Developer
6 6 (6.19%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Programmer
8 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (49.48%) .NET
2 27 (27.84%) ASP.NET
3 16 (16.49%) HTML
4 14 (14.43%) CSS
5 13 (13.40%) XML
6 12 (12.37%) jQuery
7 10 (10.31%) WCF
8 9 (9.28%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.22%) Silverlight
9 7 (7.22%) Web Services
10 6 (6.19%) Ajax
11 4 (4.12%) AppFabric
11 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.12%) Application Packaging
12 3 (3.09%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 3 (3.09%) HTML5
12 3 (3.09%) X-Windows
12 3 (3.09%) Middleware
12 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (2.06%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Clustering
2 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.31%) Open Source
4 9 (9.28%) Replication
5 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (62.89%) Windows
2 29 (29.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (26.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.15%) UNIX
5 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000
6 4 (4.12%) AIX
7 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.06%) Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.03%) Solaris
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (11.34%) ITIL
1 11 (11.34%) Migration
2 10 (10.31%) Load Balancing
3 9 (9.28%) Data Analysis
3 9 (9.28%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (8.25%) TDD
5 7 (7.22%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (7.22%) Scrum
5 7 (7.22%) MVC
6 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.19%) ETL
6 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.19%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.15%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.15%) Network Management
7 5 (5.15%) V-Model
7 5 (5.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (49.48%) SQL
2 47 (48.45%) C#
3 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
4 13 (13.40%) T-SQL
5 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.31%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.25%) VB
8 6 (6.19%) VBA
8 6 (6.19%) Java
9 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.15%) VBScript
10 4 (4.12%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.09%) Korn
11 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.06%) Ruby
13 1 (1.03%) VB6
13 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (32.99%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) MCTS
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.12%) CCNA
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.22%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.12%) vSphere
5 3 (3.09%) DFS Replication
5 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.03%) XenApp
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) SCCM
2 8 (8.25%) ARCserve
2 8 (8.25%) WSUS
3 7 (7.22%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (4.12%) SCOM
5 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.03%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.65%) VMware
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle
3 11 (11.34%) CA
4 10 (10.31%) Symantec
5 9 (9.28%) HP
5 9 (9.28%) Citrix
6 8 (8.25%) 3PAR
7 7 (7.22%) Altiris
8 6 (6.19%) Cisco
9 5 (5.15%) Cognos
9 5 (5.15%) NetApp
10 4 (4.12%) Adobe
10 4 (4.12%) Dell
11 3 (3.09%) Brocade
11 3 (3.09%) Meridio
11 3 (3.09%) EMC
11 3 (3.09%) IBM
12 2 (2.06%) Sun
13 1 (1.03%) Endeca
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