The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 46 58 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 13 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.67% 0.35% 3.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.78% 1.96% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
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£325 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +49.12%
SQL Server 2005
Wales

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
167 102 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.29% 17.93% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 64 59
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.70 £28.88 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +69.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South Wales region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South Wales region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Cardiff +19 13 £325 -23.52% 3
SQL Server 2005
Wales

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (96.00%) SQL
2 24 (96.00%) T-SQL
3 23 (92.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (88.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (76.00%) XML
5 19 (76.00%) C#
6 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 17 (68.00%) SOAP
7 16 (64.00%) Web Services
7 16 (64.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (52.00%) WCF
8 13 (52.00%) ETL
9 11 (44.00%) NHS
9 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (36.00%) Information Security
11 8 (32.00%) Replication
12 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (24.00%) .NET
14 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
14 5 (20.00%) Migration
14 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
14 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (16.00%) Back Office
15 4 (16.00%) Clustering
15 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (8.00%) DTS
16 2 (8.00%) Project Management

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (88.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) XML
2 17 (68.00%) SOAP
3 16 (64.00%) Web Services
4 13 (52.00%) WCF
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) NHS
2 8 (32.00%) Replication
3 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ETL
2 9 (36.00%) Information Security
3 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) SQL
1 24 (96.00%) T-SQL
2 19 (76.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
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