The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 12 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.94% - 17.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate
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- - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
16 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 47.06% 42.42% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 17
Average daily rate £325 £330 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) XHTML
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) AccuRev
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) AccuRev