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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 12 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.79% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.88% 3.33% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Median daily rate £363 £370 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £272 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £37.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.41%

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
417 570 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.27% 23.83% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 330 254
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £32.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +1 6 £388 - 1
Staffordshire -2 2 - -
Birmingham -6 2 £338 +10.65% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
5 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (38.46%) C#
6 10 (38.46%) .NET
7 9 (34.62%) HTML
7 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) MVC
7 9 (34.62%) jQuery
7 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
8 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
8 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Management
10 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
10 6 (23.08%) Web Development
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (23.08%) HTTP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) JBoss
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (15.38%) QlikView
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (7.69%) OLAP
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.85%) Power BI
9 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) jQuery
3 6 (23.08%) SAML
4 5 (19.23%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) Ajax
6 3 (11.54%) Classic ASP
7 2 (7.69%) MDX
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.85%) HTML5
8 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
8 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) e-Learning
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
1 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (34.62%) MVC
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Web Development
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 5 (19.23%) OOP
5 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
5 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Multidimensional Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.69%) Service Management
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Management
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Canon
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos