The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 23 July 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 Tyne and Wear 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 38 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.37% 0.99% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.25% 4.88% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£327 £260 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
69 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.90% 20.20% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 35
Average daily rate £338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
SQL Server 2005
North East

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 5 £327 +25.60%
SQL Server 2005
North East

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 12 (80.00%) Clustering
2 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (60.00%) Replication
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (53.33%) Windows
5 8 (53.33%) Veritas
6 7 (46.67%) VMware
7 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (40.00%) MCDBA
7 6 (40.00%) MCT
8 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (20.00%) WCF
10 3 (20.00%) Ajax
10 3 (20.00%) .NET
10 3 (20.00%) C#
10 3 (20.00%) HTML
10 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (20.00%) XML
10 3 (20.00%) MVC

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Server Support
2 6 (40.00%) DBA
2 6 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Development DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Development DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) XML
1 3 (20.00%) Ajax
1 3 (20.00%) WCF
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Clustering
2 9 (60.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) MCDBA
2 6 (40.00%) MCT
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Veritas
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) CA