The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 23 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.42% 5.92% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 18.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £31.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-46.36% +55.12%
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.55% 32.89% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 24
Median daily rate £325 £420 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Staffordshire region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Staffordshire region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rugeley - 4 - -
Stoke-on-Trent -7 3 £475 +13.09%
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) e-Learning
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) OOP
5 5 (50.00%) Canon
5 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (20.00%) Replication
9 1 (10.00%) Finance
9 1 (10.00%) Games

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (10.00%) OLAP
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) MDX
4 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Canon