The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 24 April 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 Staffordshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 18 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.26% 5.15% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.22% 13.51% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate £320 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £220 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% -13.63%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
46 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.59% 38.14% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 23
Average daily rate £320 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £15.31 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £323 - 3
Tamworth - - - -
Burntwood - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Stafford - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XHTML
1 4 (57.14%) Ajax
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus