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 29 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 128 84 53
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 18 36 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 1.58% 3.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.79% 6.96% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 60
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% +7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +14.50%
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
646 517 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.08% 22.68% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 362 383
Average daily rate £375 £360 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 41
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%

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 29 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 29 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 - 6 £338 - 1
Bristol -12 5 £375 +47.05% 2
Wiltshire -17 3 £325 - 2
Somerset -22 1 £380 +4.82% 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 66 (86.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (53.95%) 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 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
8 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
9 20 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 20 (26.32%) Oracle Database
9 20 (26.32%) Oracle
10 19 (25.00%) SLA
10 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 19 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 19 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (23.68%) Data Guard
12 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (21.05%) SharePoint
14 13 (17.11%) IIS
14 13 (17.11%) Clustering
14 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
15 12 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (14.47%) Finance
16 11 (14.47%) SharePoint 2010
17 10 (13.16%) XML
17 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
18 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
18 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 16 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.11%) IIS
3 11 (14.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.95%) Node.js
6 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.63%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) 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 66 (86.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (26.32%) 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 2000
8 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
10 4 (5.26%) DTS
11 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (1.32%) MySQL
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) 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%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) DBA
3 19 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 11 (14.47%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) SQL Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Administrator
5 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (9.21%) Integration Specialist
8 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Administrator
9 5 (6.58%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Developer
12 2 (2.63%) Server Administrator
12 2 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) .NET
2 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.16%) XML
4 8 (10.53%) WCF
5 7 (9.21%) Web Services
6 6 (7.89%) XSLT
7 5 (6.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (6.58%) MSMQ
8 2 (2.63%) Middleware
8 2 (2.63%) HTML
8 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.32%) XSL
9 1 (1.32%) CSS
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 7 (9.21%) 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%) Windows Server 2012
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 8 (10.53%) 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%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.95%) Scrum
7 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
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 41 (53.95%) SQL
2 38 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 31 (40.79%) C#
4 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.21%) VBA
7 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) VB
8 2 (2.63%) COBOL
8 2 (2.63%) Delphi
8 2 (2.63%) Java
8 2 (2.63%) VB6
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 20 (26.32%) 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%) QA
2 7 (9.21%) HL7
3 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.58%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Barracuda Networks
3 5 (6.58%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards