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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 127 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 15 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.84% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.24% 3.75% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 19
Median daily rate £340 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £270 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.50 £39.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.71% +97.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £30.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-52.84% +53.75%
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
671 534 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.39% 22.40% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 341 261
Median daily rate £400 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.14 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% -21.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.80 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.35 £34.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.77% +14.00%

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
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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -13 4 £447 +19.06% 2
Coventry -17 4 £325 -13.33%
Staffordshire +1 3 £475 +13.09% 2
Warwickshire -5 2 - - 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (69.23%) SQL
3 21 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
7 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (23.08%) C#
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
8 9 (23.08%) Clustering
8 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (20.51%) ETL
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.38%) jQuery
11 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 6 (15.38%) Windows
11 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
12 5 (12.82%) HTML

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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.56%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) DHCP
1 3 (7.69%) DNS
1 3 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
1 3 (7.69%) MPLS
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) IMAP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) SMTP
2 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (41.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (35.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (20.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (7.69%) Power BI
9 3 (7.69%) QlikView
9 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
9 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (5.13%) MySQL
10 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
11 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (2.56%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Selenium
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) DBA
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
1 17 (43.59%) SQL DBA
2 9 (23.08%) Administrator
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (10.26%) SSAS Developer
5 4 (10.26%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (5.13%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (5.13%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) jQuery
3 5 (12.82%) CSS
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.26%) WinForms
5 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.69%) CSS3
5 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 3 (7.69%) HTML5
5 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (5.13%) LINQ
6 2 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (5.13%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) SOAP
7 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Online Games
5 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
1 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Fedora
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (20.51%) ETL
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (12.82%) MVC
5 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) High Availability
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.56%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.56%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
3 9 (23.08%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) VB
7 2 (5.13%) VB6
8 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) vSphere
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) SCOM
2 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) EMC
4 3 (7.69%) Sophos
4 3 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) Capita
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) CODA
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Mitel
6 1 (2.56%) Veeam