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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 135 145 122
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.22% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.02% 0.93% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 16
Median daily rate £343 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £190 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £388 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £356 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.45% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 £23.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.74%
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
589 754 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.74% 23.65% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 581 487
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 29
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.74% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £22.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

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
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 3 December 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
Somerset +24 2 £363 +11.53%
Bristol +5 1 £365 +0.68% 1
Gloucestershire +2 1 £325 +71.05%
Wiltshire -3 1 £300 +57.89% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (77.42%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (54.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (41.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (41.94%) Windows
7 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
8 10 (32.26%) C++
8 10 (32.26%) HTML
8 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
9 9 (29.03%) SharePoint
10 8 (25.81%) Java
10 8 (25.81%) VMware
10 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (22.58%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
11 7 (22.58%) SAN
11 7 (22.58%) VBScript
12 6 (19.35%) Business Continuity
12 6 (19.35%) High Availability
13 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
13 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.13%) InfoPath

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 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) InfoPath
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (58.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (54.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (41.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (16.13%) Power BI
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.23%) DTS
9 1 (3.23%) Ingres
9 1 (3.23%) QlikView
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Military
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) DBA
3 8 (25.81%) SQL DBA
4 7 (22.58%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Administrator
7 4 (12.90%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Consultant
9 2 (6.45%) NHS DBA
9 2 (6.45%) Senior DBA
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior SQL DBA
9 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Junior DBA
10 1 (3.23%) Senior Backup Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Senior Storage Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) SQL Database Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) COM+
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) WSDL
4 2 (6.45%) XML Schema
4 2 (6.45%) XSL
5 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (19.35%) Business Continuity
2 6 (19.35%) High Availability
3 4 (12.90%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Kanban
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (3.23%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
3 10 (32.26%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
4 8 (25.81%) Java
5 7 (22.58%) VBScript
6 3 (9.68%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) VB
7 2 (6.45%) VB6
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Nintex
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Veeam