The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 7 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 7 over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
Rank 651 639 615
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.017% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12091 12815 12386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.77% 22.97% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8207 8281 7826
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 172 215
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.51 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.69% -8.28%

SQL Server 7
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server 7
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 within the UK.

SQL Server 7 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server 7
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 7 within the UK.

SQL Server 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server 7
Top 5 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 7 within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Scotland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £400 -

SQL Server 7
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 7 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 7.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) DTS
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 7
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) DTS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (50.00%) Administrator
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft