The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Wales region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 64 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.43% 2.05% 3.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.85% 9.65% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
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£400 £444 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
188 114 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.45% 21.23% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 82 90
Average daily rate £395 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £40.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server 2005
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2014. 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
South Wales -22 11 £400 -9.85% 4
West Wales - - - -
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
5 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) MVC
5 7 (53.85%) SOAP
5 7 (53.85%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) REST
6 6 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (46.15%) XML
6 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 6 (46.15%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (23.08%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) Project Management
9 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
1 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) TestDirector
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) TestNG
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (53.85%) REST
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
3 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) AS400
1 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
1 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
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