The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 99 84 43
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -41
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 35 30 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 1.40% 3.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.52% 6.58% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 69
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£325 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £408 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
634 456 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.69% 21.28% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 312 384
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
SQL Server 2005
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 14 £315 - 1
Wiltshire -2 10 £325 +8.33% 6
Bristol -17 3 £130 -72.63% 1
Somerset -27 3 £300 -16.66% 3
Devon - 2 - - 2
Dorset -1 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 30 July 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 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (91.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (60.00%) SQL
4 37 (46.25%) T-SQL
5 32 (40.00%) .NET
6 30 (37.50%) C#
7 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
8 24 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (26.25%) Oracle
10 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 20 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 20 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 20 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 20 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (23.75%) SLA
12 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (22.50%) IIS
12 18 (22.50%) Data Guard
12 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (20.00%) XML
14 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
14 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
15 14 (17.50%) Clustering
16 12 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (13.75%) MVC
17 11 (13.75%) Finance
18 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
18 10 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (22.50%) IIS
2 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (3.75%) Node.js
8 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.25%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.25%) LiveLink
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (91.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.75%) DTS
12 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
13 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
13 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.50%) Electronics
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Banking
2 2 (2.50%) Retail
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Developer
2 23 (28.75%) DBA
3 20 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 17 (21.25%) .NET Developer
5 12 (15.00%) SQL Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Administrator
6 10 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
9 6 (7.50%) Integration Specialist
10 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Senior BizTalk Developer
11 3 (3.75%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) .NET
2 26 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 16 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (10.00%) WCF
5 7 (8.75%) XSLT
6 5 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (6.25%) MSMQ
7 4 (5.00%) Web Services
7 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.75%) Ajax
9 2 (2.50%) Middleware
9 2 (2.50%) ADO.NET
9 2 (2.50%) CSS
9 2 (2.50%) XSL
9 2 (2.50%) HTML
9 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.25%) LINQ
10 1 (1.25%) jQuery
10 1 (1.25%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Clustering
2 6 (7.50%) Statistics
2 6 (7.50%) Informatics
3 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Replication
5 2 (2.50%) DTV
5 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.25%) HPUX
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (13.75%) MVC
3 8 (10.00%) Migration
4 7 (8.75%) OO
5 6 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
5 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.75%) High Availability
8 3 (3.75%) Scrum
9 2 (2.50%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.50%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (2.50%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.50%) Web Development
10 1 (1.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.00%) SQL
2 37 (46.25%) T-SQL
3 30 (37.50%) C#
4 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.75%) VBA
8 2 (2.50%) VB6
8 2 (2.50%) VB
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) COBOL
8 2 (2.50%) Delphi
8 2 (2.50%) Java
9 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 20 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.25%) OCP
4 1 (1.25%) OCA
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) SLA
2 6 (7.50%) HL7
2 6 (7.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (8.75%) ISA Server
3 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (22.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle
2 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) Barracuda Networks
4 3 (3.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) Telerik
5 1 (1.25%) Open Text
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £125 - £135 per day
Posted: 27 days ago