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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK
Rank 457 379 289
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -90
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 134 245 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.48% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 2.10% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 155 240
Median daily rate £363 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 18
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.41%

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
9964 11671 11133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.28% 22.94% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6662 7819 7287
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 224 161
Median hourly rate £35.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £14.46 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -56 131 £364 -3.00% 57
London -51 35 £400 -2.73% 12
South East +8 32 £477 +46.76% 10
Oxfordshire +8 16 £500 +66.66% 1
East Midlands +10 15 £145 -64.84% 5
South West +24 14 £275 -26.66% 3
Derbyshire - 13 £136 - 1
West Midlands -14 12 £363 -2.02% 5
Hampshire +17 10 £345 +6.48% 3
Oxford +10 9 £510 +70.00%
Yorkshire +5 9 £365 +23.55% 8
Gloucestershire +10 8 £275 -31.25%
West Yorkshire +2 8 £375 +27.11% 7
Cirencester - 8 £275 -
Leeds +2 7 £381 +30.34% 5
Derby - 7 £136 -
North West +12 6 £275 -21.42% 10
Warwickshire +3 6 £388 - 1
City of London -19 6 £436 +2.64% 1
Warwick - 6 £388 -
Alfreton - 5 £125 - 1
East Sussex +7 4 £425 +123.68%
East of England -2 4 £313 -1.18% 2
Lewisham - 4 £300 -
Hove - 4 £425 -
Somerset +10 3 £369 +13.46% 2
Cheshire +28 2 £325 -13.33% 2
Scotland +23 2 £369 +13.46% 1
Leicester +16 2 £361 -3.66%
Leicestershire +7 2 £361 -3.66% 1

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 310 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 195 (62.90%) SQL
3 173 (55.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 140 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 131 (42.26%) .NET
6 123 (39.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 120 (38.71%) Windows
8 109 (35.16%) C#
9 106 (34.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 93 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 78 (25.16%) T-SQL
12 76 (24.52%) SQL Server 2014
13 70 (22.58%) ASP.NET
14 68 (21.94%) JavaScript
15 66 (21.29%) Business Intelligence
16 65 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
17 59 (19.03%) SQL Server 2000
18 58 (18.71%) Finance
19 54 (17.42%) MVC
20 53 (17.10%) VMware
20 53 (17.10%) HTML
21 52 (16.77%) Windows Server
22 49 (15.81%) Relational Database
23 48 (15.48%) MS Excel
24 47 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
25 46 (14.84%) Oracle
26 44 (14.19%) ETL
27 42 (13.55%) XML
28 41 (13.23%) Active Directory
29 40 (12.90%) Oracle Database

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 29 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.06%) IIS
3 18 (5.81%) MS Exchange
4 13 (4.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (3.87%) Apache
5 12 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (2.58%) Confluence
9 7 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.94%) JBoss
10 6 (1.94%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (1.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (1.94%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.94%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.29%) SAS
13 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 48 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.77%) MS Office
3 6 (1.94%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.61%) MS Project
5 4 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.87%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.94%) Demantra
4 6 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) G Suite
3 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.84%) Intranet
1 15 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 14 (4.52%) SAN
3 13 (4.19%) DNS
4 12 (3.87%) DHCP
5 7 (2.26%) LAN
5 7 (2.26%) WAN
6 6 (1.94%) HTTP
7 5 (1.61%) Wireless
8 4 (1.29%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.29%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.29%) ISDN
8 4 (1.29%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.29%) VoIP
9 3 (0.97%) Firewall
9 3 (0.97%) Internet
9 3 (0.97%) NAS
9 3 (0.97%) VPN
10 2 (0.65%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 173 (55.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (39.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 106 (34.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 93 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (24.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 59 (19.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 49 (15.81%) Relational Database
9 40 (12.90%) Oracle Database
10 32 (10.32%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 30 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (8.71%) RDBMS
14 25 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (6.45%) MS Access
16 18 (5.81%) DTS
17 14 (4.52%) OLAP
17 14 (4.52%) Oracle Database 12c
17 14 (4.52%) Snowflake Schema
18 13 (4.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 26 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.48%) JIRA
4 15 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.52%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (3.55%) NUnit
7 10 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.58%) Liquibase
9 4 (1.29%) JDeveloper
10 3 (0.97%) MSI
10 3 (0.97%) NMock
10 3 (0.97%) Selenium
10 3 (0.97%) Subversion
10 3 (0.97%) WiX
11 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.65%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.65%) Toad
11 2 (0.65%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 58 (18.71%) Finance
2 24 (7.74%) Banking
3 15 (4.84%) Publishing
4 13 (4.19%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.19%) Retail
5 10 (3.23%) Advertising
5 10 (3.23%) Back Office
6 5 (1.61%) Law
6 5 (1.61%) Marketing
7 4 (1.29%) Local Government
8 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Legal
8 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.65%) Electronics
9 2 (0.65%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 172 (55.48%) Developer
2 68 (21.94%) .NET Developer
2 68 (21.94%) SQL Developer
3 61 (19.68%) DBA
4 54 (17.42%) SQL DBA
5 51 (16.45%) C# Developer
6 47 (15.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (10.32%) Analyst
8 27 (8.71%) SSIS Developer
9 25 (8.06%) SQL Server Developer
10 24 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 23 (7.42%) Administrator
12 22 (7.10%) Support Analyst
13 19 (6.13%) Applications Support
13 19 (6.13%) Senior Developer
13 19 (6.13%) Software Developer
13 19 (6.13%) SQL Server DBA
14 17 (5.48%) ETL Developer
14 17 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (42.26%) .NET
2 70 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 53 (17.10%) HTML
4 42 (13.55%) XML
5 37 (11.94%) .NET Framework
6 35 (11.29%) Web Services
7 28 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (8.06%) CSS
9 24 (7.74%) jQuery
10 20 (6.45%) Entity Framework
10 20 (6.45%) WCF
11 19 (6.13%) XSLT
12 16 (5.16%) Ajax
13 14 (4.52%) AngularJS
14 13 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (3.87%) MDX
16 10 (3.23%) DHTML
16 10 (3.23%) MSMQ
16 10 (3.23%) NHibernate
16 10 (3.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.42%) Clustering
2 20 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.23%) Replication
5 9 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.26%) Informatics
6 7 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.94%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.61%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.61%) NHS
8 5 (1.61%) Oracle Licensing
9 4 (1.29%) Economics
10 3 (0.97%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.97%) Fintech
10 3 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.97%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.65%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 120 (38.71%) Windows
2 52 (16.77%) Windows Server
3 47 (15.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (10.65%) Linux
5 33 (10.65%) Unix
6 20 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 19 (6.13%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.52%) Windows 10
9 10 (3.23%) HPUX
10 8 (2.58%) Android
10 8 (2.58%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.58%) Windows Phone
10 8 (2.58%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (1.61%) Solaris
12 4 (1.29%) MVS
12 4 (1.29%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.29%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.29%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (17.42%) MVC
4 44 (14.19%) ETL
5 38 (12.26%) Performance Tuning
6 35 (11.29%) Migration
7 27 (8.71%) OO
7 27 (8.71%) TDD
8 25 (8.06%) Unit Testing
9 22 (7.10%) Data Analysis
9 22 (7.10%) Web Development
10 19 (6.13%) High Availability
11 18 (5.81%) Change Management
11 18 (5.81%) ITIL
12 16 (5.16%) Project Management
13 15 (4.84%) SOA
14 14 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (4.19%) Customer Insight
15 13 (4.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 195 (62.90%) SQL
2 109 (35.16%) C#
3 78 (25.16%) T-SQL
4 68 (21.94%) JavaScript
5 37 (11.94%) VB.NET
6 30 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 27 (8.71%) Java
8 22 (7.10%) VB
9 19 (6.13%) PL/SQL
10 18 (5.81%) VB6
11 14 (4.52%) C++
12 12 (3.87%) VBA
13 9 (2.90%) VBScript
14 6 (1.94%) C
15 4 (1.29%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.29%) PHP
15 4 (1.29%) R
16 3 (0.97%) Perl
16 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.81%) Degree
3 11 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.61%) MCSE
7 4 (1.29%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.65%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.65%) OCP
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.32%) MCITP
9 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.61%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.65%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (13.23%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.84%) XenApp
4 13 (4.19%) vSphere
5 12 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.87%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.90%) XenServer
7 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.32%) Docker
11 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.32%) vCloud
11 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (4.84%) SCCM
2 9 (2.90%) Data Guard
2 9 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (2.26%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (1.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 6 (1.94%) SCOM
5 5 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.65%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.65%) Puppet
8 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 140 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 53 (17.10%) VMware
3 46 (14.84%) Oracle
4 20 (6.45%) Citrix
5 14 (4.52%) Talend
6 9 (2.90%) Cisco
7 8 (2.58%) HP
8 7 (2.26%) Cognos
8 7 (2.26%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.94%) SAP
10 5 (1.61%) Canon
11 4 (1.29%) Intel Security
11 4 (1.29%) Symantec
12 3 (0.97%) IBM
12 3 (0.97%) iManage
12 3 (0.97%) NetApp
12 3 (0.97%) Nintex
12 3 (0.97%) Veritas
13 2 (0.65%) CommVault
13 2 (0.65%) Informatica
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