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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 78 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 1.53% 2.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.47% 5.91% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 13
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -42.40%
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
272 186 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.09% 25.83% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 129 108
Average daily rate £325 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% +95.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 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
South Wales -16 4 £288 -28.12% 1
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) T-SQL
4 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (61.90%) C#
5 13 (61.90%) XML
6 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (52.38%) SOAP
7 11 (52.38%) Web Services
7 11 (52.38%) ETL
7 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (42.86%) NHS
9 7 (33.33%) Migration
9 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
10 6 (28.57%) Information Security
11 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
11 5 (23.81%) .NET
11 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (23.81%) RESTful
12 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 3 (14.29%) WCF
12 3 (14.29%) HL7
12 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
13 2 (9.52%) Information Management
14 1 (4.76%) Oracle Streams

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (23.81%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.76%) DB2
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) XML
2 11 (52.38%) SOAP
2 11 (52.38%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) RESTful
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) NHS
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ETL
2 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) T-SQL
3 13 (61.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle