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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 126 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 16 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.60% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.48% 2.56% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 20
Median daily rate £400 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £27.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-17.11% -12.59%
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
644 587 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.61% 23.54% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 387 315
Median daily rate £413 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Median hourly rate £36.50 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £30.35 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 0 5 £388 +15.67% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £450 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Coventry -5 1 £400 +52.38%
Smethwick - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (69.57%) SQL
3 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
7 12 (26.09%) .NET
7 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (23.91%) Clustering
9 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (21.74%) C#
9 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (17.39%) ETL
11 8 (17.39%) Finance
12 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (13.04%) SCOrch
13 6 (13.04%) jQuery
13 6 (13.04%) SCOM
13 6 (13.04%) Windows
13 6 (13.04%) HTML
13 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
13 6 (13.04%) CSS
14 5 (10.87%) VB

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 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) IMAP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) SMTP
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (32.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (8.70%) Power BI
10 4 (8.70%) QlikView
10 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
10 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
12 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (4.35%) MySQL
13 1 (2.17%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) DBA
1 24 (52.17%) SQL DBA
2 17 (36.96%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Administrator
3 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior DBA
5 4 (8.70%) Senior SQL DBA
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.52%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (4.35%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) CSS
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) jQuery
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.87%) WinForms
4 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.52%) Ajax
5 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.52%) CSS3
5 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
5 3 (6.52%) HTML5
5 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
6 2 (4.35%) LINQ
6 2 (4.35%) MDX
6 2 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Clustering
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Online Games
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Fedora
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (17.39%) ETL
3 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.87%) MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) High Availability
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.17%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
3 10 (21.74%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) VB
6 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.52%) VB6
8 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.35%) VBScript
8 2 (4.35%) X++
9 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCOM
1 6 (13.04%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.35%) Capita
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) Avaya
4 1 (2.17%) CODA
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Mitel
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Veeam