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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 113 60 92
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +32
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 34 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 2.63% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.74% 11.15% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 40 27
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£328 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £315 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +24.00%
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
717 556 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.95% 23.57% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 375 425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 18
Average hourly rate £38.25 £30.90 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.78% -18.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol -18 13 £311 -13.24% 4
Dorset +3 6 - - 1
Somerset -25 5 £328 -18.12% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £250 - 3
Wiltshire -20 1 £355 +8.39% 3
Devon - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (78.85%) SQL
3 37 (71.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (65.38%) .NET
5 30 (57.69%) C#
6 26 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 17 (32.69%) VB.NET
9 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2000
10 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
11 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
13 11 (21.15%) Windows
14 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
14 10 (19.23%) HTML
14 10 (19.23%) Web Services
14 10 (19.23%) XML
14 10 (19.23%) MVC
14 10 (19.23%) WCF
15 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (17.31%) Scrum
15 9 (17.31%) MS Access
15 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
15 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 8 (15.38%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (9.62%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.77%) LiveCycle
5 3 (5.77%) IIS
6 2 (3.85%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) LAN
1 6 (11.54%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (71.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (17.31%) MS Access
7 6 (11.54%) DTS
7 6 (11.54%) Oracle Database
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Electronics
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 10 (19.23%) SQL Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (13.46%) Programmer
6 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (9.62%) BizTalk Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Wintel Support
9 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Wintel Support Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) .NET
2 26 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (19.23%) WCF
4 10 (19.23%) Web Services
4 10 (19.23%) XML
4 10 (19.23%) HTML
5 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (13.46%) CSS
7 3 (5.77%) SOAP
7 3 (5.77%) DOM
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.85%) XSLT
9 1 (1.92%) XHTML
9 1 (1.92%) WSDL
9 1 (1.92%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.92%) JSON
9 1 (1.92%) LINQ
9 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Open Source
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) DTV
4 1 (1.92%) Informatics
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) MVC
3 9 (17.31%) Scrum
4 8 (15.38%) TDD
5 7 (13.46%) V-Model
5 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.62%) ITIL
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.77%) CRM
9 2 (3.85%) ETL
9 2 (3.85%) OO
9 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 41 (78.85%) SQL
2 30 (57.69%) C#
3 17 (32.69%) VB.NET
4 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
5 8 (15.38%) VBA
6 7 (13.46%) Java
7 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.62%) VB6
8 5 (9.62%) VB
8 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) C++
10 1 (1.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
1 2 (3.85%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
1 5 (9.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 1 (1.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago