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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 115 123 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 23 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.91% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.69% 4.05% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 18
Median daily rate £338 £333 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £194 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £31.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.36% +55.12%
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
623 740 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.36% 22.35% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 540 453
Median daily rate £368 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +91.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £78.27 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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
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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Dorset +13 9 £350 -
Bristol -5 5 £375 +13.63%
Gloucestershire -6 5 £221 -32.92%
Somerset +21 1 £300 +200.00%
Wiltshire +17 1 £300 +57.89%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (80.56%) SQL
3 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (41.67%) Windows
6 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 10 (27.78%) C++
8 10 (27.78%) HTML
8 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
8 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 9 (25.00%) VMware
9 9 (25.00%) VBScript
9 9 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (22.22%) Java
10 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
10 8 (22.22%) SAN
10 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 7 (19.44%) Finance
11 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
11 7 (19.44%) High Availability
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
13 5 (13.89%) InfoPath
13 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX

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 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 9 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 3 (8.33%) IIS
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.78%) Commerce Server
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.78%) SAP R/3
2 1 (2.78%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (47.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (13.89%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (13.89%) Power BI
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.78%) DTS
10 1 (2.78%) Ingres
10 1 (2.78%) OLAP
10 1 (2.78%) OLTP
10 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) DBA
3 10 (27.78%) SQL DBA
4 7 (19.44%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Administrator
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) NHS DBA
8 2 (5.56%) Senior DBA
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior SQL DBA
8 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (5.56%) T-SQL Developer
9 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) SAP Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Backup Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.33%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) ADO.NET
4 2 (5.56%) COM+
4 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) WSDL
4 2 (5.56%) XML Schema
4 2 (5.56%) XSL
5 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (19.44%) High Availability
3 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 5 (13.89%) ERP
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Optimisation
7 1 (2.78%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 10 (27.78%) C++
4 9 (25.00%) VBScript
5 8 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) VB
7 2 (5.56%) VB6
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) Nintex
5 2 (5.56%) Cognos
5 2 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Apple
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam