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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 7 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
Rank 619 606 567
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 1 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.008% 0.043% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £230 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.58% -26.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

SQL Server 7
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 7 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 7 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
London -6 1 £425 +84.58%
England -29 1 £425 +84.58%

SQL Server 7
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SQL Server 7 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 7.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL

SQL Server 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SQL Server 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA