The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 18 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 Taunton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 16 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 23 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 10.80% 1.28% 18.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 62.16% 4.00% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 6
Average daily rate £375 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £365
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 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% -20.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.37% 32.05% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 9
Average daily rate £363 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £269 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £316 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2005
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SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (96.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 19 (63.33%) SharePoint
5 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
7 12 (40.00%) Migration
7 12 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (36.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
8 11 (36.67%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (36.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 11 (36.67%) Firewall
8 11 (36.67%) ISA Server
8 11 (36.67%) IIS
9 10 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 10 (33.33%) Oracle
9 10 (33.33%) Data Guard
9 10 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (30.00%) SLA
10 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (26.67%) CSS
11 8 (26.67%) Clustering
12 7 (23.33%) jQuery

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 19 (63.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (36.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (36.67%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (36.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (96.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.33%) DTS
7 1 (3.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Administrator
2 12 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
3 10 (33.33%) DBA
3 10 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 8 (26.67%) Developer
5 7 (23.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (3.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) jQuery
3 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.33%) XSLT
6 3 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (6.67%) XML
8 1 (3.33%) XHTML
8 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Migration
2 11 (36.67%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (36.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.00%) Workflow
4 4 (13.33%) Information Management
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) ISA Server
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 10 (33.33%) Oracle