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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 35 45 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.40% 0.37% 2.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 0.72% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£385 £550 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +62.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -20.00%
SQL Server 2005
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
83 139 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 33.60% 51.29% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 111 31
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#