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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 63 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 18 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.24% 3.76% 2.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.03% 13.02% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 11
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£395 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.60 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +10.00%
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
256 169 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.80% 28.89% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 106 58
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £14.30 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.44% -23.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £11.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.00 £22.50 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -21 12 £398 +13.57% 1
West Wales - 6 £388 -
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SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (47.62%) C#
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (42.86%) SOAP
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) WCF
5 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 8 (38.10%) XML
5 8 (38.10%) UNIX
5 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (38.10%) Replication
6 7 (33.33%) MVC
6 7 (33.33%) CentOS
6 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (33.33%) RDBMS

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (9.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (9.52%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) DBA
3 5 (23.81%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Data Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) SOAP
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
1 9 (42.86%) WCF
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
2 8 (38.10%) XML
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (33.33%) REST
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Replication
2 7 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) NHS
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) AS400
4 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) UNIX
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) CentOS
2 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 3 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) ETL
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) IBM