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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 154 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 93 143 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 1.61% 1.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.36% 8.04% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 78 91
Average daily rate
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£349 £373 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.44% +9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £268 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
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
1734 1779 1781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.69% 20.05% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1007 956 866
Average daily rate £350 £368 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 51
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £16.90 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Berkshire -10 25 £450 +14.28% 10
Hampshire -22 23 £285 -28.75% 3
Surrey +16 20 £305 -32.22% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £320 -13.51% 3
Oxfordshire +10 7 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £375 -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 198 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 144 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 115 (58.08%) Windows
4 113 (57.07%) SQL
5 99 (50.00%) .NET
6 93 (46.97%) C#
7 87 (43.94%) Microsoft
8 73 (36.87%) ASP.NET
9 66 (33.33%) XML
9 66 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 46 (23.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 46 (23.23%) SharePoint
12 45 (22.73%) T-SQL
12 45 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 45 (22.73%) SC Cleared
13 37 (18.69%) WCF
14 36 (18.18%) Visual Studio
15 34 (17.17%) Oracle
16 33 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 32 (16.16%) Clustering
17 32 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 30 (15.15%) JavaScript
19 29 (14.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 28 (14.14%) BizTalk Server
20 28 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 27 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
22 26 (13.13%) SOA
23 25 (12.63%) IIS
23 25 (12.63%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 46 (23.23%) SharePoint
2 28 (14.14%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
4 25 (12.63%) IIS
5 18 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 8 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.54%) IBM Notes
7 7 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
8 6 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (2.53%) ArcGIS
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.52%) SAS
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.01%) ColdFusion
12 2 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.60%) MS Office
3 7 (3.54%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.52%) SPSS
4 3 (1.52%) FastStats
5 2 (1.01%) MS Project
6 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) TIBCO iProcess
1 6 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (3.03%) Staffware
2 4 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.01%) Exstream
4 1 (0.51%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.02%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.10%) SAN
2 15 (7.58%) LDAP
3 8 (4.04%) Internet
4 7 (3.54%) DNS
4 7 (3.54%) SSL
5 6 (3.03%) SMTP
5 6 (3.03%) DHCP
6 5 (2.53%) Firewall
6 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.02%) HTTP
8 3 (1.52%) Network Security
9 2 (1.01%) LAN
10 1 (0.51%) IPsec
10 1 (0.51%) VPN
10 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.51%) NAS
10 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 144 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (23.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
5 29 (14.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (11.62%) DTS
8 21 (10.61%) Oracle Database
8 21 (10.61%) OLAP
9 19 (9.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (6.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (6.06%) IDOL
12 10 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (3.54%) Relational Database
14 6 (3.03%) EDRMS
15 4 (2.02%) Ingres
15 4 (2.02%) Oracle9i Database
16 3 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.02%) Ant
3 2 (1.01%) Subversion
4 1 (0.51%) NUnit
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.51%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.51%) MyEclipse
4 1 (0.51%) Hudson
4 1 (0.51%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (4.55%) Finance
2 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.54%) Marketing
3 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.02%) Electronics
4 4 (2.02%) Military
5 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (47.98%) Developer
2 25 (12.63%) .NET Developer
2 25 (12.63%) DBA
3 24 (12.12%) SharePoint Developer
4 19 (9.60%) BizTalk Developer
5 18 (9.09%) Analyst
6 17 (8.59%) Administrator
6 17 (8.59%) SQL DBA
7 16 (8.08%) Consultant
8 15 (7.58%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.05%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (5.05%) Architect
11 7 (3.54%) VB.NET Developer
11 7 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.54%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (3.03%) SQL Developer
13 5 (2.53%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (50.00%) .NET
2 73 (36.87%) ASP.NET
3 66 (33.33%) XML
4 37 (18.69%) WCF
5 25 (12.63%) .NET Framework
6 23 (11.62%) Web Services
7 21 (10.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 19 (9.60%) jQuery
8 19 (9.60%) HTML
9 17 (8.59%) XSLT
10 16 (8.08%) AppFabric
11 11 (5.56%) Ajax
12 10 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (4.55%) WPF
14 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 6 (3.03%) MDX
15 6 (3.03%) Middleware
15 6 (3.03%) Classic ASP
15 6 (3.03%) CSS
16 5 (2.53%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.16%) Clustering
2 9 (4.55%) Replication
3 7 (3.54%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.02%) DTV
5 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.52%) Statistics
6 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.01%) Open Source
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) PMI
7 1 (0.51%) NHS
7 1 (0.51%) W3C
7 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.51%) iPad
7 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 115 (58.08%) Windows
2 66 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (16.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.07%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.56%) UNIX
7 6 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.03%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.01%) Linux
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.13%) SOA
2 25 (12.63%) Workflow
3 20 (10.10%) Web Development
4 19 (9.60%) MVC
5 17 (8.59%) ITIL
5 17 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (6.57%) Migration
7 11 (5.56%) Document Management
8 9 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 9 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 8 (4.04%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.04%) OO
9 8 (4.04%) Software Engineering
10 7 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.54%) Database Security
11 6 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (3.03%) Network Management
11 6 (3.03%) UML
11 6 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (57.07%) SQL
2 93 (46.97%) C#
3 45 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 30 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.60%) PowerShell
6 16 (8.08%) Java
7 15 (7.58%) VB
8 10 (5.05%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.05%) VB6
9 8 (4.04%) VBA
10 6 (3.03%) VBScript
10 6 (3.03%) C
11 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.01%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.01%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.01%) C++
13 1 (0.51%) Python
13 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 45 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.06%) MCTS
5 10 (5.05%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.53%) MCSE
7 2 (1.01%) Degree
7 2 (1.01%) OCP
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.51%) MCSD
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.51%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) vSphere
6 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (9.60%) SCCM
2 14 (7.07%) SCOM
3 8 (4.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (3.03%) SCDPM
4 6 (3.03%) SCVMM
4 6 (3.03%) TIBCO Hawk
5 3 (1.52%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.52%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.51%) Netcool
6 1 (0.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.51%) WSUS
6 1 (0.51%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 87 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.17%) Oracle
3 12 (6.06%) Meridio
4 9 (4.55%) VMware
5 7 (3.54%) Lotus
6 6 (3.03%) Cisco
6 6 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 5 (2.53%) ESRI
7 5 (2.53%) HP
8 4 (2.02%) Citrix
8 4 (2.02%) SAP
9 3 (1.52%) Telerik
9 3 (1.52%) Alterian
9 3 (1.52%) NetApp
9 3 (1.52%) CA
9 3 (1.52%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.52%) Nintex
10 2 (1.01%) EMC
10 2 (1.01%) Symantec
10 2 (1.01%) JBoss
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