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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 97 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 1.10% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.43% 5.07% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 20
Average daily rate
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£289 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £249 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.96% +26.00%
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
412 454 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.05% 21.79% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 255 235
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 16
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £17.09 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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 -9 4 £190 -41.53% 5
Warwickshire -1 3 £350 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (65.63%) .NET
4 19 (59.38%) C#
5 17 (53.13%) SQL
6 15 (46.88%) CRM
7 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 14 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
8 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
9 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
10 9 (28.13%) WPF
10 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
11 8 (25.00%) Silverlight
11 8 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (21.88%) iPad
12 7 (21.88%) XML
12 7 (21.88%) Windows
13 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
13 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (15.63%) IIS
14 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
14 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (15.63%) MVC
15 4 (12.50%) Finance
15 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
15 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.13%) DTS
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.13%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (3.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) CRM Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) DBA
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Technician
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
2 9 (28.13%) WPF
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
3 8 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (21.88%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) WCF
5 4 (12.50%) jQuery
6 3 (9.38%) Ajax
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.25%) DHTML
8 1 (3.13%) XHTML
8 1 (3.13%) XSLT
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) iPad
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) CRM
2 8 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.63%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) MVVM
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) XPath
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) AccuRev
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