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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 126 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 17 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 1.21% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.58% 5.87% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 32
Median daily rate £325 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £39.20 £27.28 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.72% +36.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.64 £28.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-41.61% +42.50%
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
658 528 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.65% 20.67% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 329 290
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £33.55 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Staffordshire -2 10 £400 -4.76% 2
Birmingham -14 2 £418 +13.74% 3
Warwickshire -3 1 - - 1
Coventry -13 1 £325 -18.75%
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) SQL
4 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (45.16%) C#
5 14 (45.16%) .NET
6 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
6 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
6 13 (41.94%) jQuery
7 12 (38.71%) MVC
7 12 (38.71%) HTML
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (22.58%) CSS
13 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
13 6 (19.35%) Web Services
13 6 (19.35%) XML
13 6 (19.35%) ETL
13 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
13 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
13 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (19.35%) Web Development
13 6 (19.35%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012

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 13 (41.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DHCP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
1 3 (9.68%) MPLS
1 3 (9.68%) SAN
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (48.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (32.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (9.68%) QlikView
7 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.45%) OLAP
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (3.23%) MySQL
9 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.23%) Power BI
9 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) DBA
2 9 (29.03%) SQL DBA
3 6 (19.35%) Administrator
3 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server DBA
6 3 (9.68%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Backup Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SSAS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) jQuery
3 12 (38.71%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 6 (19.35%) Razor View Engine
5 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 6 (19.35%) XML
6 5 (16.13%) Ajax
7 4 (12.90%) Classic ASP
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.45%) HTML5
9 2 (6.45%) MDX
9 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.45%) WCF
9 2 (6.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
1 5 (16.13%) e-Learning
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) MVC
2 10 (32.26%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) ETL
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
3 6 (19.35%) Web Development
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) OOP
4 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
4 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Multidimensional Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) vSphere
1 3 (9.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
1 3 (9.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Canon
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) Sophos
4 3 (9.68%) Symantec
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.23%) Capita
6 1 (3.23%) CODA