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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 231 194 153
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -41
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 24 77 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.78% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 3.52% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 72
Median daily rate £350 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £31.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.36% +55.12%
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
1738 2190 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.74% 22.07% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 1308 944
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% +41.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -4 6 £300 -14.28% 2
Berkshire -5 5 £375 -3.10% 2
Hampshire -9 4 £380 +11.76% 1
Oxfordshire -10 3 £300 +57.89%
Kent - 3 £275 - 2
West Sussex +2 2 £407 - 2
Buckinghamshire +21 1 - - 4
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (65.91%) SQL
3 26 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (52.27%) Windows
5 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
6 17 (38.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
8 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (25.00%) SAN
11 11 (25.00%) VMware
12 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
12 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (22.73%) Citrix
12 10 (22.73%) vSphere
12 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (20.45%) XenApp
13 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (18.18%) ETL
15 7 (15.91%) DNS
15 7 (15.91%) DHCP
15 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.36%) Skype for Business
5 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) CMS
7 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (2.27%) Apache
8 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.27%) IIS
8 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) DHCP
2 7 (15.91%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
4 4 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 4 (9.09%) MPLS
5 2 (4.55%) Network Security
5 2 (4.55%) VoIP
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) Wireless
6 1 (2.27%) NAS
6 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (59.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (38.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (29.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (4.55%) DTS
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.27%) MS Access
10 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Moq
1 2 (4.55%) MSTest
1 2 (4.55%) NUnit
1 2 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) DBA
4 7 (15.91%) SQL DBA
4 7 (15.91%) SSAS Developer
4 7 (15.91%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (6.82%) ETL Developer
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) CMS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Server Support
8 2 (4.55%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) MDX
4 3 (6.82%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) X-Windows
5 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.55%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) StructureMap
5 2 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (4.55%) WCF
5 2 (4.55%) WPF
5 2 (4.55%) WSDL
6 1 (2.27%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
1 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
1 7 (15.91%) Replication
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) NHS
4 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.09%) Linux
8 3 (6.82%) Unix
8 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) ETL
2 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Change Control
6 3 (6.82%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (6.82%) High Availability
7 2 (4.55%) CQRS
7 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.55%) Information Governance
7 2 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) MVVM
7 2 (4.55%) TDD
7 2 (4.55%) Use Case
7 2 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) VBScript
6 2 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) MCITP
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.55%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (22.73%) vSphere
3 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.45%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Netcool
4 1 (2.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (2.27%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) Citrix
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 5 (11.36%) Sophos
4 5 (11.36%) Symantec
5 4 (9.09%) EMC
6 3 (6.82%) Cognos
6 3 (6.82%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 3 (6.82%) Sun
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
7 2 (4.55%) Sybase
8 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.27%) NetApp
8 1 (2.27%) SAP