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 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 2005
Rank 65 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.02% 1.47% 2.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 5.85% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £385 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £456 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -20.00%
SQL Server 2005
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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
243 188 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.58% 25.20% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 134 82
Average daily rate £328 £395 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% +19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £16.80 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 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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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 -2 8 £308 -23.12% 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 20 (83.33%) T-SQL
4 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (62.50%) ETL
6 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (54.17%) XML
7 13 (54.17%) C#
8 11 (45.83%) SOAP
8 11 (45.83%) Web Services
8 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (37.50%) NHS
9 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 7 (29.17%) Migration
10 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
11 6 (25.00%) Information Security
12 5 (20.83%) RESTful
12 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 5 (20.83%) .NET
13 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (16.67%) Clustering
13 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (12.50%) WCF
14 3 (12.50%) HL7

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) DBA
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Server Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) XML
2 11 (45.83%) SOAP
2 11 (45.83%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 5 (20.83%) RESTful
3 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) NHS
2 4 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ETL
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Information Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 13 (54.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) HL7
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Cognos