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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 113 64 101
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 31 65 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 2.31% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.41% 9.30% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 19
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£330 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £301 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £419 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +30.18%
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
703 699 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.10% 24.80% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 419 357
Average daily rate £375 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £13.99 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.75 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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
Bristol -11 11 £321 +2.80% 4
Wiltshire -5 8 £355 +10.93% 1
Somerset -22 8 £330 -12.58% 1
Dorset -2 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Devon - - - - 2
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (82.46%) SQL
3 38 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 34 (59.65%) .NET
6 27 (47.37%) C#
7 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
8 21 (36.84%) VB.NET
8 21 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (31.58%) Windows
9 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
9 18 (31.58%) SharePoint
10 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
11 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (26.32%) HTML
12 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (24.56%) Scrum
14 13 (22.81%) MS Access
15 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (21.05%) CSS
15 12 (21.05%) XML
15 12 (21.05%) MVC
15 12 (21.05%) TDD
15 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
16 11 (19.30%) V-Model

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.28%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.53%) IIS
4 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.26%) LiveCycle
6 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) LAN
1 7 (12.28%) WAN
2 5 (8.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (22.81%) MS Access
6 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (8.77%) DTS
8 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
5 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
1 5 (8.77%) Banking
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) .NET Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Senior Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Programmer
6 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
6 8 (14.04%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (14.04%) SQL Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) DBA
7 6 (10.53%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Senior DBA
9 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Wintel Support
9 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Wintel Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (59.65%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
3 15 (26.32%) HTML
3 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 12 (21.05%) CSS
4 12 (21.05%) XML
5 10 (17.54%) WCF
6 9 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (5.26%) SOAP
7 3 (5.26%) DOM
7 3 (5.26%) XSL
8 2 (3.51%) JSON
8 2 (3.51%) jQuery
8 2 (3.51%) ADO.NET
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.75%) COM+
9 1 (1.75%) LINQ
9 1 (1.75%) XSLT
9 1 (1.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Open Source
2 5 (8.77%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.77%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) DTV
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) Scrum
3 12 (21.05%) TDD
3 12 (21.05%) MVC
4 11 (19.30%) V-Model
4 11 (19.30%) Waterfall
5 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.04%) Data Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) ETL
8 5 (8.77%) ITIL
8 5 (8.77%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (8.77%) Database Security
8 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.02%) Migration
10 3 (5.26%) CRM
10 3 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 47 (82.46%) SQL
2 27 (47.37%) C#
3 21 (36.84%) VB.NET
4 11 (19.30%) Java
5 10 (17.54%) VBA
6 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.77%) VB6
8 5 (8.77%) VB
8 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) MCSE
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
1 5 (8.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) Adobe
4 2 (3.51%) Citrix
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
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