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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 109 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 33 36 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 1.61% 3.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.43% 7.20% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 57
Average daily rate
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£325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
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
608 500 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.16% 22.40% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 345 393
Average daily rate £350 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £440 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 30
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 - 13 £250 - 2
Wiltshire -6 9 £325 +47.72% 2
Bristol -17 4 £225 -52.63%
Somerset -24 3 £300 -16.66% 1
Devon - 2 - - 3
Dorset -6 1 £350 +16.66% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (89.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (59.21%) SQL
4 37 (48.68%) T-SQL
5 33 (43.42%) .NET
6 31 (40.79%) C#
7 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET
8 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (26.32%) Oracle
10 19 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 19 (25.00%) SLA
10 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 19 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (23.68%) Data Guard
11 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
11 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
11 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (19.74%) IIS
13 15 (19.74%) XML
14 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
14 14 (18.42%) Clustering
15 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
16 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (14.47%) Finance
18 10 (13.16%) MVC
18 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2000
19 9 (11.84%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (19.74%) IIS
2 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 9 (11.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.95%) Node.js
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.32%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (89.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.26%) DTS
11 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
13 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
13 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (1.32%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
2 3 (3.95%) Electronics
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) DBA
3 18 (23.68%) SQL DBA
4 16 (21.05%) .NET Developer
5 12 (15.79%) SQL Developer
6 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Administrator
8 8 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Administrator
9 6 (7.89%) Integration Specialist
10 5 (6.58%) Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
12 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
12 3 (3.95%) SQL Server DBA
12 3 (3.95%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) .NET
2 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET
3 15 (19.74%) XML
4 8 (10.53%) WCF
5 7 (9.21%) XSLT
6 5 (6.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (6.58%) MSMQ
7 4 (5.26%) Web Services
8 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.63%) ADO.NET
9 2 (2.63%) XSL
9 2 (2.63%) HTML
9 2 (2.63%) Middleware
10 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.32%) REST
10 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
10 1 (1.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Clustering
2 6 (7.89%) Statistics
2 6 (7.89%) Informatics
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.95%) DTV
5 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.32%) HPUX
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (13.16%) MVC
3 7 (9.21%) Migration
3 7 (9.21%) OO
4 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
4 6 (7.89%) Project Management
4 6 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
4 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.95%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.95%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.95%) Scrum
8 2 (2.63%) ETL
8 2 (2.63%) Web Development
8 2 (2.63%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.63%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 45 (59.21%) SQL
2 37 (48.68%) T-SQL
3 31 (40.79%) C#
4 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
7 7 (9.21%) VBA
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) VB
8 2 (2.63%) COBOL
8 2 (2.63%) Delphi
8 2 (2.63%) Java
8 2 (2.63%) VB6
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
1 18 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) OCP
3 1 (1.32%) OCA
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.00%) SLA
2 6 (7.89%) QA
2 6 (7.89%) HL7
3 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.58%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
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