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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 58 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.30% - 3.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.72% - 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 13
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£338 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +51.78%
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
212 135 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.50% 18.78% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 84 73
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 £203 £200 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.70 £28.88 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +69.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 - 9 £325 - 4
West Wales - 1 £360 -
North Wales - - - -
SQL Server 2005
UK

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) T-SQL
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2000
3 14 (60.87%) XML
3 14 (60.87%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) SOAP
4 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 12 (52.17%) WCF
5 12 (52.17%) Web Services
5 12 (52.17%) ETL
6 8 (34.78%) NHS
6 8 (34.78%) Replication
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (30.43%) Information Security
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) Migration
8 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (17.39%) DTS
10 4 (17.39%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) Clustering
10 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (17.39%) Back Office
11 2 (8.70%) Project Management

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (17.39%) DTS
7 1 (4.35%) DB2
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) DBA
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) XML
2 13 (56.52%) SOAP
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) WCF
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) NHS
1 8 (34.78%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ETL
2 7 (30.43%) Information Security
3 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
1 21 (91.30%) T-SQL
2 14 (60.87%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Cognos
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