The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - 30.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £28.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.58% +41.25%
SQL Server 2005
South East

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 Thames Valley region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 20.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Thames Valley region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley