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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 125 108 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 21 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 1.15% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.96% 5.52% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 17
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£328 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £399 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -20.00%
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
709 634 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.65% 20.83% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 426 311
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 4
Average hourly rate £30.50 £20.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.50% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £175.00 £132.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
Gloucestershire -5 13 £331 +5.15%
Devon -2 3 £300 - 1
Dorset -2 3 £375 +7.14% 1
Somerset +1 2 £264 -12.08% 1
Bristol -3 1 £328 +151.92% 8
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (71.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (65.22%) SQL
4 28 (60.87%) .NET
5 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
6 22 (47.83%) C#
7 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
7 21 (45.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (41.30%) HTML
9 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
11 14 (30.43%) Web Services
11 14 (30.43%) VB.NET
11 14 (30.43%) IIS
12 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
12 13 (28.26%) VB
13 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
14 11 (23.91%) VB6
14 11 (23.91%) Finance
15 10 (21.74%) Windows
16 9 (19.57%) XML
16 9 (19.57%) XSL
16 9 (19.57%) CSS
16 9 (19.57%) ETL
16 9 (19.57%) WSDL
16 9 (19.57%) XML Schema
16 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (15.22%) ADO.NET

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 14 (30.43%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (71.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (13.04%) MS Access
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (6.52%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.17%) DTS
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) MorphX
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
2 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.04%) DBA
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Integration Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Programmer
5 4 (8.70%) Lead Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Senior DBA
5 4 (8.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 19 (41.30%) HTML
4 14 (30.43%) Web Services
5 12 (26.09%) .NET Framework
6 9 (19.57%) CSS
6 9 (19.57%) WSDL
6 9 (19.57%) XML Schema
6 9 (19.57%) XML
6 9 (19.57%) XSL
7 7 (15.22%) COM+
7 7 (15.22%) ADO.NET
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (6.52%) Classic ASP
9 3 (6.52%) jQuery
10 2 (4.35%) Ajax
11 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
11 1 (2.17%) LINQ
11 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) ETL
1 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (15.22%) Scrum
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) TDD
3 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) V-Model
3 6 (13.04%) Open Source
3 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
3 6 (13.04%) Office Automation
4 5 (10.87%) Database Security
4 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.87%) Software Deployment
4 5 (10.87%) SOA
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.70%) MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) SQL
2 22 (47.83%) C#
3 14 (30.43%) VB.NET
4 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
4 13 (28.26%) VB
5 11 (23.91%) VB6
6 7 (15.22%) C++
7 6 (13.04%) Java
7 6 (13.04%) VBA
8 2 (4.35%) VBScript
8 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.17%) X++
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Cognos
2 3 (6.52%) Citrix
2 3 (6.52%) JD Edwards
3 2 (4.35%) Websense
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Juniper
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) EMC
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Capita
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Ideal Training
Rate: Excellent Daily Rate Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vertical IT
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 6 days ago