The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 31 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.42% 2.27% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.67% 10.00% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
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£255 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.96% +24.00%
SQL Server 2005
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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 Suffolk region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.21% 22.73% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 41
Average daily rate £414 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

SQL Server 2005
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
1 1 (50.00%) ProCurve