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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 99 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 23 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 1.09% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 5.65% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
Average daily rate £370 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £258 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-33.96% -15.87%
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
622 425 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.37% 19.24% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 245 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 4 £305 +2.09% 2
Staffordshire -3 3 £370 - 1
West Bromwich +2 2 - -
Solihull -12 2 £450 -
Herefordshire - 2 £275 -
Warwickshire 0 1 - - 2
Coventry -8 1 £375 +50.00% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (61.70%) SQL
3 27 (57.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
5 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
7 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (31.91%) .NET
8 15 (31.91%) Finance
8 15 (31.91%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2000
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (21.28%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) C#
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (17.02%) VB
13 8 (17.02%) Project Management
13 8 (17.02%) Games
14 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
14 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (14.89%) ETL
14 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (14.89%) Degree
14 7 (14.89%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
15 6 (12.77%) WinForms
15 6 (12.77%) VB6
15 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
15 6 (12.77%) Online Games

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.26%) Sage 300 ERP
1 2 (4.26%) Sage CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (57.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (38.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
9 6 (12.77%) QlikView
9 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
10 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (8.51%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (6.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (6.38%) Power BI
13 1 (2.13%) Ingres
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) DBA
2 21 (44.68%) SQL DBA
3 15 (31.91%) Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (12.77%) Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Senior DBA
6 4 (8.51%) Senior SQL DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (6.38%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Server Support
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.13%) .NET Technical Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) WinForms
3 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) Ajax
4 2 (4.26%) Classic ASP
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
4 2 (4.26%) MDX
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.77%) Online Games
2 4 (8.51%) Clustering
2 4 (8.51%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (17.02%) Project Management
3 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.89%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (14.89%) ETL
4 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Database Tuning
7 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.26%) ERP
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 2 (4.26%) Service Management
8 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
3 9 (19.15%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) VB
5 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
6 6 (12.77%) VB6
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) VBScript
7 2 (4.26%) X++
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
1 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.26%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Sage
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) arcserve
3 1 (2.13%) Capita
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) FalconStor
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Sybase
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