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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 120 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 22 38 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 1.72% 3.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 7.50% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 58
Average daily rate
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£325 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £252 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +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
604 507 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.21% 22.98% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 349 368
Average daily rate £370 £363 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 39
Average hourly rate £102.25 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+309.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.95 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £47.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - 9 £250 - 1
Bristol -14 5 £375 - 1
Wiltshire -21 3 £325 - 3
Somerset -24 2 £340 -5.55% 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 67 (88.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (56.58%) SQL
4 38 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 31 (40.79%) C#
5 31 (40.79%) .NET
6 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 19 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 19 (25.00%) Oracle
9 19 (25.00%) SLA
10 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
10 18 (23.68%) Data Guard
11 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (19.74%) SharePoint
13 13 (17.11%) IIS
13 13 (17.11%) Clustering
14 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (15.79%) XML
14 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
15 11 (14.47%) Finance
16 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
17 9 (11.84%) MVC
17 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (11.84%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.11%) IIS
3 10 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.95%) Node.js
8 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (88.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.26%) DTS
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.32%) Ingres
11 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) DBA
3 19 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 13 (17.11%) .NET Developer
5 11 (14.47%) SQL Developer
6 10 (13.16%) Administrator
6 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (9.21%) Integration Specialist
9 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Administrator
10 5 (6.58%) Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
11 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
11 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
12 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) .NET
2 24 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.79%) XML
4 8 (10.53%) WCF
5 6 (7.89%) XSLT
5 6 (7.89%) Web Services
6 5 (6.58%) MSMQ
6 5 (6.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (2.63%) Middleware
7 2 (2.63%) HTML
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.32%) XSL
8 1 (1.32%) CSS
8 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Clustering
2 6 (7.89%) Statistics
2 6 (7.89%) Informatics
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.26%) DTV
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.63%) NHS
7 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) HPUX
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (11.84%) MVC
3 7 (9.21%) Migration
3 7 (9.21%) OO
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%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.95%) Scrum
8 2 (2.63%) Web Development
8 2 (2.63%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (2.63%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) SQL
2 38 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 31 (40.79%) C#
4 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.21%) VBA
7 2 (2.63%) VB6
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) VB
7 2 (2.63%) COBOL
7 2 (2.63%) Delphi
7 2 (2.63%) Java
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.32%) OCP
5 1 (1.32%) OCA
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.00%) SLA
2 7 (9.21%) HL7
3 6 (7.89%) QA
4 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.58%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle
2 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) SAP
3 5 (6.58%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards