The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 123 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 20 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 1.09% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.41% 5.08% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 36
Median daily rate £350 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,846 £400 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £23.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+29.34% -27.55%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
586 650 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.70% 21.47% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 462 487
Median daily rate £361 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 13
Median hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Bristol +4 10 £348 +28.70% 1
Somerset +3 2 £1,846 +444.94%
Devon -2 1 £363 +20.83%
Wiltshire -4 1 £1,846 - 2
Gloucestershire -8 1 £1,846 +392.26%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 27 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) C#
5 13 (43.33%) .NET
5 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 9 (30.00%) IIS
8 9 (30.00%) Windows
8 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (26.67%) Migration
9 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (23.33%) Nintex
10 7 (23.33%) Kerberos
11 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (20.00%) Coaching
11 6 (20.00%) Office 365
11 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 6 (20.00%) InfoPath
11 6 (20.00%) SDLC
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
12 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (30.00%) IIS
1 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.33%) Commerce Server
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Moodle
5 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.33%) SAP R/3
1 1 (3.33%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Kerberos
2 3 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.33%) MS Access
10 1 (3.33%) MySQL
10 1 (3.33%) OLAP
10 1 (3.33%) OLTP
10 1 (3.33%) SAP BI
10 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) DBA
3 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (6.67%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.33%) MIS Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SSIS Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) COM
5 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Blog
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Coaching
2 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Document Management
3 3 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) ETL
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.33%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) DBAmp
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Nintex
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) TIBCO