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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 109 56 102
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +46
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 30 73 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 2.93% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.48% 11.55% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 47 17
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£330 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £410 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.00%
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
670 632 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.32% 25.38% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 409 382
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -15 10 £305 -2.40% 1
Somerset -20 8 £330 -12.58% 1
Dorset +1 5 - - 4
Wiltshire -15 2 £355 +9.23% 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (80.39%) SQL
3 36 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (64.71%) .NET
5 29 (56.86%) C#
5 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
6 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
7 18 (35.29%) VB.NET
8 17 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
11 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
11 13 (25.49%) Windows
12 12 (23.53%) XML
12 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (23.53%) MVC
13 11 (21.57%) HTML
13 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
13 11 (21.57%) WCF
13 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (19.61%) Web Services
14 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
14 10 (19.61%) Scrum
15 9 (17.65%) MS Access
15 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
15 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
15 9 (17.65%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (27.45%) SharePoint
2 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 7 (13.73%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (13.73%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (11.76%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) LiveCycle
6 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.92%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) LAN
1 7 (13.73%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) DHCP
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (19.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (17.65%) MS Access
7 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 6 (11.76%) DTS
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Electronics
3 4 (7.84%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Senior Developer
5 8 (15.69%) Support Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) SQL Developer
7 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Wintel Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Wintel Support Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Wintel Support
9 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (64.71%) .NET
2 24 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 12 (23.53%) XML
4 11 (21.57%) HTML
4 11 (21.57%) WCF
4 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (19.61%) Web Services
6 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 8 (15.69%) CSS
7 3 (5.88%) SOAP
7 3 (5.88%) DOM
7 3 (5.88%) XSL
8 2 (3.92%) jQuery
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.92%) ADO.NET
8 2 (3.92%) JSON
9 1 (1.96%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.96%) WSDL
9 1 (1.96%) COM+
9 1 (1.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Open Source
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
3 4 (7.84%) DTV
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (23.53%) MVC
2 10 (19.61%) Scrum
3 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.69%) TDD
4 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
4 7 (13.73%) V-Model
5 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.88%) CRM
9 2 (3.92%) Network Management
9 2 (3.92%) OO
9 2 (3.92%) OOD
9 2 (3.92%) ETL
10 1 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (80.39%) SQL
2 29 (56.86%) C#
3 18 (35.29%) VB.NET
4 9 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.73%) VBA
5 7 (13.73%) Java
6 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.80%) VB6
7 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
7 5 (9.80%) VB
8 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
1 5 (9.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
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