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 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 94 106 72
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 22 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 0.53% 1.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.41% 3.02% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 23
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£375 £305 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £445 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.28 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -20.00%
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
499 431 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.76% 17.60% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 265 248
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £21.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.84 £37.00
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 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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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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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 +1 7 £350 +27.27% 7
Coventry +8 6 £375 +30.43% 1
Worcestershire +3 1 £300 -1.63%
Warwickshire +1 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £420 - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (74.29%) SQL
3 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (65.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
7 15 (42.86%) .NET
8 13 (37.14%) C#
9 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (28.57%) Finance
10 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
11 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
13 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
13 7 (20.00%) MS Office
13 7 (20.00%) Windows
13 7 (20.00%) ETL
13 7 (20.00%) Degree
14 6 (17.14%) jQuery
14 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
14 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
14 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
14 6 (17.14%) HTML
15 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
15 5 (14.29%) IIS
15 5 (14.29%) XML
15 5 (14.29%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (65.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (8.57%) QlikView
10 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
11 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Automotive
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) DBA
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (17.14%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Developer
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) jQuery
4 5 (14.29%) XML
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 4 (11.43%) Ajax
6 3 (8.57%) WCF
6 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET
7 2 (5.71%) Classic ASP
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.71%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (5.71%) WinForms
8 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.86%) NancyFx
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.86%) REST
8 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) NHS
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.43%) Replication
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Online Games
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.00%) ETL
3 5 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 4 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.43%) CRM
4 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 3 (8.57%) Data Transformation
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) SDLC
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
7 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
3 13 (37.14%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.43%) VB
8 3 (8.57%) VB6
9 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Brocade
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec
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