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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 113 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 25 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 1.41% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.99% 6.42% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 17
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£350 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +124.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +46.55%
SQL Server 2005
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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
626 701 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.39% 22.00% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 446 313
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.60 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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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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
Bristol +10 8 £330 -18.71% 1
Somerset -20 6 - -
Wiltshire +6 5 £390 +39.28%
Gloucestershire -12 5 £350 +27.27% 4
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (80.00%) SQL
3 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
4 38 (69.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (65.45%) .NET
6 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
7 27 (49.09%) C#
7 27 (49.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (47.27%) VB.NET
9 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
10 17 (30.91%) HTML
10 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (30.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (27.27%) Scrum
12 15 (27.27%) Visual Studio
12 15 (27.27%) Windows
13 14 (25.45%) MS Access
13 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (23.64%) CSS
14 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 12 (21.82%) Waterfall
15 12 (21.82%) V-Model
15 12 (21.82%) XML
15 12 (21.82%) IIS
15 12 (21.82%) Java
15 12 (21.82%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (21.82%) IIS
1 12 (21.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.45%) LiveCycle
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) LAN
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 2 (3.64%) NAS
3 2 (3.64%) DHCP
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (69.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (30.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (25.45%) MS Access
6 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.64%) DTS
10 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.82%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) MorphX
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
1 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Programmer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Analyst Programmer
5 8 (14.55%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
7 5 (9.09%) DBA
7 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Senior DBA
7 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (65.45%) .NET
2 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
3 17 (30.91%) HTML
4 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (23.64%) CSS
5 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 12 (21.82%) XML
7 10 (18.18%) Web Services
8 6 (10.91%) WCF
9 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.27%) XSL
10 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET
11 2 (3.64%) jQuery
11 2 (3.64%) JSON
11 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (3.64%) DOM
11 2 (3.64%) SOAP
11 2 (3.64%) WSDL
11 2 (3.64%) XML Schema
12 1 (1.82%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Open Source
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.64%) DTV
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Scrum
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) Waterfall
3 12 (21.82%) V-Model
3 12 (21.82%) TDD
4 11 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (18.18%) MVC
6 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
7 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.91%) Software Deployment
8 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
8 6 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (10.91%) SOA
8 6 (10.91%) ETL
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.09%) Database Security
10 3 (5.45%) Migration
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL
10 3 (5.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) C#
3 26 (47.27%) VB.NET
4 12 (21.82%) Java
5 10 (18.18%) VB
5 10 (18.18%) VBA
5 10 (18.18%) VB6
6 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
1 2 (3.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Citrix
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) EMC
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Juniper
5 2 (3.64%) Websense
6 1 (1.82%) Remedy
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
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