The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 51 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.03% 1.42% 3.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.19% 7.37% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 17
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£315 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £388 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.00%
SQL Server 2005
UK

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
226 95 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.75% 19.27% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 59 81
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £14.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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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
South Wales -5 12 £311 -19.67% 3
West Wales - - - - 1
North Wales - - - - 3
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (88.00%) SQL
4 16 (64.00%) Replication
5 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 13 (52.00%) WCF
6 13 (52.00%) C#
6 13 (52.00%) SOAP
6 13 (52.00%) XML
7 12 (48.00%) Web Services
7 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
11 8 (32.00%) NHS
11 8 (32.00%) UNIX
12 7 (28.00%) Windows
12 7 (28.00%) Oracle
12 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
12 7 (28.00%) CentOS
12 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (28.00%) Database Tuning
12 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
12 7 (28.00%) Information Security
12 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (28.00%) Open Source
12 7 (28.00%) Relational Database

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing SQL Server 2005 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 2005. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
7 7 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (16.00%) DTS
10 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
11 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) TestNG
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (24.00%) DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) SOAP
1 13 (52.00%) WCF
1 13 (52.00%) XML
2 12 (48.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Replication
2 8 (32.00%) NHS
3 7 (28.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) AS400
5 1 (4.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) UNIX
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) CentOS
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (28.00%) Information Security
2 7 (28.00%) Database Tuning
3 5 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) TDD
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (52.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
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