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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 116 106 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.48% 1.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.80% 2.32% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 16
Average daily rate
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£275 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £295 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £328 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £42.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.75 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +15.45%
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
557 474 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.68% 20.48% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 291 172
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.50 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £37.80 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -5 4 £350 +13.82% 7
Coventry - 2 £275 - 4
Wolverhampton - 1 £150 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
6 11 (55.00%) .NET
7 9 (45.00%) C#
8 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (30.00%) MS Office
11 5 (25.00%) HTML
11 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (25.00%) Degree
12 4 (20.00%) Retail
12 4 (20.00%) jQuery
12 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
12 4 (20.00%) Finance
12 4 (20.00%) Migration
12 4 (20.00%) CSS
12 4 (20.00%) XML
12 4 (20.00%) Windows
12 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (20.00%) CRM
12 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
12 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 4 (20.00%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.00%) MySQL
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) DBA
2 5 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) WCF
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.00%) WPF
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) ERP
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) ETL
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.00%) Data Transformation
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) SOA
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Information Management
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (45.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.00%) VB
6 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (10.00%) VB6
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Brocade
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