The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 99 77 60
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 22 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.85% 1.54% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.00% 6.93% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 37
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£350 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +11.94%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
440 462 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.03% 22.20% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 279 260
Average daily rate £330 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Birmingham +3 17 £350 +29.62% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £445 - 1
Coventry -10 1 £288 -14.81%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (75.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (57.58%) .NET
4 18 (54.55%) SQL
5 16 (48.48%) C#
6 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
7 11 (33.33%) XML
7 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Windows
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (24.24%) WCF
10 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
10 7 (21.21%) CRM
10 7 (21.21%) HTML
10 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.21%) CSS
11 6 (18.18%) VMware
11 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.18%) vSphere
12 5 (15.15%) Ajax
12 5 (15.15%) VB
12 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (12.12%) NetApp
13 4 (12.12%) XHTML
13 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (75.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.03%) DTS
7 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.03%) OLAP
7 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Technician
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 3 (9.09%) DBA
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.06%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
3 11 (33.33%) XML
4 8 (24.24%) WCF
5 7 (21.21%) HTML
5 7 (21.21%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) Ajax
7 4 (12.12%) XHTML
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.09%) WPF
8 3 (9.09%) Silverlight
9 2 (6.06%) MDX
10 1 (3.03%) jQuery
10 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
10 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
10 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.03%) Open Source
1 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) CRM
2 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) Web Development
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) ETL
5 1 (3.03%) Data Security
5 1 (3.03%) MVC
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) VBScript
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) AccuRev
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