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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 216 143 104
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 38 103 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 1.18% 1.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.58% 6.35% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 78 65
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£275 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £214 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £500 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +14.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+26.98% +18.86%
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
1475 1623 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.59% 18.64% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 868 738
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Surrey -4 11 £319 -1.92% 7
Hampshire -27 10 £230 -20.68% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £294 -24.19% 5
Oxfordshire - 5 £163 - 3
Berkshire -33 3 - - 5
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (88.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (57.30%) Windows
4 47 (52.81%) SQL
5 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
6 40 (44.94%) .NET
7 39 (43.82%) C#
8 25 (28.09%) Visual Studio
9 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET
9 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (26.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2000
12 20 (22.47%) HTML
13 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
14 17 (19.10%) VMware
15 16 (17.98%) CSS
16 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
16 15 (16.85%) Clustering
16 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (15.73%) SAN
17 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
18 13 (14.61%) T-SQL
18 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
18 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (14.61%) jQuery
19 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
19 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.24%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (10.11%) IIS
5 8 (8.99%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.49%) LiveCycle
8 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.25%) MS Project Server
8 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.12%) CMS
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.12%) Kentico
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.99%) MS Office
3 5 (5.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) SAN
2 8 (8.99%) LAN
2 8 (8.99%) DHCP
2 8 (8.99%) DNS
3 6 (6.74%) SSL
3 6 (6.74%) SMTP
4 5 (5.62%) Firewall
5 1 (1.12%) VLAN
5 1 (1.12%) Intranet
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 79 (88.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (26.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (23.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (14.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (8.99%) Oracle Database
8 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (5.62%) OLAP
10 4 (4.49%) Cognos Query Studio
10 4 (4.49%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 4 (4.49%) Cognos Report Studio
10 4 (4.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (4.49%) Cognos Transformer
10 4 (4.49%) Star Schema
11 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.37%) EDRMS
12 2 (2.25%) IDOL
12 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (5.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.37%) Subversion
5 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.12%) NUnit
7 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.12%) Moq
General
1 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
1 3 (3.37%) Banking
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
2 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Administrator
4 9 (10.11%) DBA
4 9 (10.11%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.11%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.87%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) SQL Server DBA
7 5 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Administrator
8 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Programmer
8 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) .NET
2 24 (26.97%) ASP.NET
3 20 (22.47%) HTML
4 16 (17.98%) CSS
5 13 (14.61%) jQuery
6 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.99%) Web Services
8 7 (7.87%) Ajax
8 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.87%) Silverlight
9 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (6.74%) XML
10 5 (5.62%) Application Packaging
10 5 (5.62%) WCF
11 4 (4.49%) WPF
11 4 (4.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (4.49%) LINQ
11 4 (4.49%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (3.37%) Unity DI Container
12 3 (3.37%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Clustering
2 10 (11.24%) Open Source
3 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.74%) Replication
5 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.30%) Windows
2 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.74%) Windows 2000
6 5 (5.62%) UNIX
7 4 (4.49%) Linux
7 4 (4.49%) AIX
7 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.48%) MVC
3 9 (10.11%) ETL
3 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (10.11%) ITIL
3 9 (10.11%) Data Modelling
3 9 (10.11%) Data Analysis
3 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
3 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
4 8 (8.99%) TDD
4 8 (8.99%) Migration
5 6 (6.74%) Scrum
5 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.62%) V-Model
6 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.49%) Workflow
7 4 (4.49%) DSDM
7 4 (4.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) SQL
2 39 (43.82%) C#
3 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.61%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.24%) VB
6 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.99%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.99%) Java
8 7 (7.87%) VBScript
9 6 (6.74%) VBA
10 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.49%) Bourne shell
12 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.37%) Ruby
12 3 (3.37%) Korn
12 3 (3.37%) PHP
12 3 (3.37%) C++
13 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) CCNA
3 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MCTS
5 1 (1.12%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.12%) VCP4
5 1 (1.12%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.74%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.25%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.25%) vSphere
4 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) WSUS
2 7 (7.87%) SCCM
2 7 (7.87%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.74%) ARCserve
4 3 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.12%) SCOM
5 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.12%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.10%) VMware
3 12 (13.48%) Oracle
4 8 (8.99%) HP
4 8 (8.99%) CA
4 8 (8.99%) Symantec
5 7 (7.87%) Citrix
6 6 (6.74%) NetApp
6 6 (6.74%) Cisco
6 6 (6.74%) Altiris
7 5 (5.62%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.49%) Adobe
8 4 (4.49%) Cognos
9 3 (3.37%) Dell
10 2 (2.25%) EMC
10 2 (2.25%) Sun
10 2 (2.25%) IBM
10 2 (2.25%) Primavera
10 2 (2.25%) Brocade
10 2 (2.25%) Meridio
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