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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
Rank 624 610 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.018% 0.018% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £363 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -
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
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 7 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 10 February 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
(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
England -3 2 £363 +31.81%
Leeds - 1 £375 -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
South East - 1 £350 -

SQL Server 7
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) MCTS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) DTS
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering

SQL Server 7
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) DTS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 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%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft