The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 493 404 284
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -120
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 133 257 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.46% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.20% 2.01% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 184 296
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 16
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.25 £23.88
% change year-on-year
- -27.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11100 12774 12230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.44% 23.07% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7357 8534 8097
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 193 187
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £43.95 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -17.93%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -97 128 £363 -3.33% 43
London -70 36 £450 +16.12% 8
South East -6 24 £425 +13.33% 13
North West +7 16 £300 -29.41% 3
East of England 0 14 £315 -25.88% 2
East Midlands -5 12 £363 +3.57% 1
Manchester +10 11 £285 -43.00% 3
Oxfordshire +2 11 £505 +68.33% 1
West Midlands -18 10 £350 -16.66% 4
Leicester +11 7 £363 -3.33%
Leicestershire +3 7 £363 +9.84%
Oxford -1 7 £510 +70.00%
South West +10 6 £343 +14.16% 2
North East -30 6 £388 +38.39% 1
Hampshire +22 5 £323 +12.07% 4
City of London -22 5 £425 -5.55% 3
Tyne and Wear -36 5 £314 +3.71% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 5 £314 +36.41%
Yorkshire +10 4 £400 +37.93% 9
Scotland +10 4 £264 -18.84%
Essex +9 4 £219 - 1
Ipswich - 4 £318 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £318 - 1
Surrey +9 3 £400 +6.66% 4
Berkshire +6 3 £400 +3.35% 3
Derbyshire +2 3 £125 -66.66% 1
Warwickshire +1 3 £350 -
Cambridgeshire -12 3 £400 -5.88%
Warwick - 3 £350 -
Somerset +25 2 £363 +11.53%

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 320 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 206 (64.38%) SQL
3 194 (60.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 157 (49.06%) Microsoft
5 130 (40.63%) Windows
6 122 (38.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 118 (36.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 115 (35.94%) .NET
9 99 (30.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 92 (28.75%) C#
11 80 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 74 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (20.94%) VMware
14 66 (20.63%) ASP.NET
15 63 (19.69%) SQL Server 2014
16 60 (18.75%) Active Directory
16 60 (18.75%) Windows Server
17 59 (18.44%) MS Excel
17 59 (18.44%) JavaScript
18 54 (16.88%) SQL Server 2000
19 53 (16.56%) Finance
20 52 (16.25%) MVC
21 51 (15.94%) HTML
22 48 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
23 47 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
24 45 (14.06%) ETL
25 43 (13.44%) Performance Tuning
26 42 (13.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 41 (12.81%) SharePoint
28 39 (12.19%) XML

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (12.81%) SharePoint
2 35 (10.94%) MS Exchange
3 23 (7.19%) IIS
4 21 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (4.06%) Apache
7 13 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (3.75%) Skype for Business
9 11 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (2.50%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.94%) CMS
14 3 (0.94%) Confluence
14 3 (0.94%) JBoss
14 3 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (18.44%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.50%) MS Office
3 6 (1.88%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.94%) MS Project
5 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.63%) Demantra
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.88%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) G Suite
4 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.44%) SAN
2 26 (8.13%) DNS
3 25 (7.81%) DHCP
4 17 (5.31%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.75%) VPN
6 10 (3.13%) Intranet
6 10 (3.13%) Wireless
7 9 (2.81%) VoIP
8 8 (2.50%) Firewall
9 7 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (2.19%) iSCSI
9 7 (2.19%) LAN
9 7 (2.19%) MPLS
9 7 (2.19%) NAS
9 7 (2.19%) WAN
10 5 (1.56%) Network Security
10 5 (1.56%) SSL
11 4 (1.25%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.25%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.25%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 194 (60.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 122 (38.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 118 (36.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 99 (30.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (19.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 54 (16.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 42 (13.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 37 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (8.75%) Oracle Database
11 27 (8.44%) Relational Database
12 22 (6.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (5.63%) RDBMS
14 15 (4.69%) OLAP
15 14 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (3.75%) DTS
16 12 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 11 (3.44%) BusinessObjects
17 11 (3.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 31 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.69%) NUnit
4 12 (3.75%) JIRA
5 10 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (2.81%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.25%) MSI
8 4 (1.25%) NMock
8 4 (1.25%) WiX
9 3 (0.94%) Liquibase
9 3 (0.94%) Moq
9 3 (0.94%) MSTest
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.94%) Selenium
10 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.63%) Subversion
10 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 53 (16.56%) Finance
2 29 (9.06%) Banking
3 16 (5.00%) Advertising
4 13 (4.06%) Back Office
5 8 (2.50%) Publishing
5 8 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.88%) Marketing
8 5 (1.56%) Retail
9 4 (1.25%) Local Government
9 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.94%) Law
11 2 (0.63%) Electronics
11 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.63%) Military
12 1 (0.31%) Automotive
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Games
12 1 (0.31%) Legal
12 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 153 (47.81%) Developer
2 69 (21.56%) DBA
3 62 (19.38%) SQL DBA
4 55 (17.19%) SQL Developer
5 52 (16.25%) .NET Developer
6 41 (12.81%) C# Developer
7 35 (10.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (9.69%) Administrator
9 28 (8.75%) SSIS Developer
10 23 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 22 (6.88%) SQL Server DBA
12 21 (6.56%) Analyst
13 18 (5.63%) SQL Server Developer
14 17 (5.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 17 (5.31%) Senior Developer
15 16 (5.00%) Software Developer
16 15 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 12 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
17 12 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 12 (3.75%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (35.94%) .NET
2 66 (20.63%) ASP.NET
3 51 (15.94%) HTML
4 39 (12.19%) XML
5 36 (11.25%) Web Services
6 34 (10.63%) .NET Framework
7 28 (8.75%) CSS
7 28 (8.75%) jQuery
8 27 (8.44%) WCF
9 24 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (5.94%) XSLT
11 17 (5.31%) Entity Framework
12 15 (4.69%) Ajax
13 13 (4.06%) MDX
14 12 (3.75%) NHibernate
14 12 (3.75%) WPF
15 11 (3.44%) SOAP
16 10 (3.13%) DHTML
17 9 (2.81%) RESTful
17 9 (2.81%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.25%) Clustering
2 25 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.94%) Replication
4 13 (4.06%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.81%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.88%) NHS
7 6 (1.88%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.56%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.56%) Fintech
8 5 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.56%) Informatics
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle Licensing
9 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.94%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.63%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 130 (40.63%) Windows
2 60 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 47 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (8.13%) Linux
7 21 (6.56%) Windows 7
8 20 (6.25%) Unix
9 18 (5.63%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.44%) Android
10 11 (3.44%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.50%) Windows Phone
11 8 (2.50%) Windows Phone 8
12 7 (2.19%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.19%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.88%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.56%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.56%) Solaris
15 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.13%) Business Intelligence
2 52 (16.25%) MVC
3 48 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (14.06%) ETL
5 43 (13.44%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (10.94%) Migration
7 25 (7.81%) ITIL
8 23 (7.19%) OO
8 23 (7.19%) TDD
9 22 (6.88%) High Availability
9 22 (6.88%) Unit Testing
9 22 (6.88%) Web Development
10 17 (5.31%) Project Management
11 16 (5.00%) Change Management
12 13 (4.06%) Change Control
12 13 (4.06%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.06%) SOA
13 11 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (3.13%) Business Continuity
14 10 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 206 (64.38%) SQL
2 92 (28.75%) C#
3 80 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 59 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 38 (11.88%) PowerShell
6 24 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 19 (5.94%) Java
8 14 (4.38%) VBScript
9 11 (3.44%) C++
9 11 (3.44%) VB
10 10 (3.13%) VB6
11 6 (1.88%) VBA
12 5 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.25%) PHP
14 3 (0.94%) Perl
14 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.63%) Python
15 2 (0.63%) Ruby
16 1 (0.31%) C
16 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.81%) Degree
3 23 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.00%) MCSE
6 7 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.94%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.94%) MCITP
8 3 (0.94%) MCP
8 3 (0.94%) OCP
9 2 (0.63%) CCA
9 2 (0.63%) CCENT
9 2 (0.63%) CCNA
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.63%) HND
9 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.56%) SLA
2 3 (0.94%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 39 (12.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.63%) XenApp
4 16 (5.00%) vSphere
5 11 (3.44%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.81%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.56%) XenServer
9 4 (1.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.31%) Squid
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (5.00%) SCOM
2 15 (4.69%) SCCM
3 10 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 10 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.81%) Data Guard
4 9 (2.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (2.19%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.19%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.63%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.63%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.63%) Puppet
9 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.63%) Simpana
Vendors
1 157 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 67 (20.94%) VMware
3 35 (10.94%) Oracle
4 32 (10.00%) Citrix
5 17 (5.31%) Cisco
6 14 (4.38%) HP
7 12 (3.75%) Symantec
8 9 (2.81%) Talend
9 8 (2.50%) EMC
9 8 (2.50%) Sophos
10 7 (2.19%) Cognos
11 5 (1.56%) Canon
11 5 (1.56%) NetApp
11 5 (1.56%) Sun
12 4 (1.25%) CommVault
12 4 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.25%) SAP
12 4 (1.25%) Sybase
13 3 (0.94%) Dell
13 3 (0.94%) IBM
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