The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 102 79 60
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 13 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 1.42% 2.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 6.39% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 34
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £423 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
427 438 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.55% 22.20% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 242 255
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
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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 -8 9 £275 -31.25% 2
Warwickshire -6 2 £460 +113.95% 1
Worcestershire -11 1 £305 -8.81%
Coventry -13 1 £288 -14.81% 3
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Shropshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 4
SQL Server 2005
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (61.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (54.84%) .NET
3 17 (54.84%) SQL
4 15 (48.39%) C#
5 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
6 8 (25.81%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) VB
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) Windows
8 6 (19.35%) Web Development
9 5 (16.13%) Ajax
9 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (16.13%) vSphere
9 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.13%) VMware
10 4 (12.90%) NetApp
10 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (12.90%) XHTML
10 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (61.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.68%) DTS
6 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.23%) OLAP
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Support Technician
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Technician
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Technician
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.45%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.81%) XML
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 5 (16.13%) Ajax
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (12.90%) XHTML
6 4 (12.90%) WCF
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
7 3 (9.68%) MDX
8 2 (6.45%) WPF
8 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
9 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.23%) jQuery
9 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Web Development
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) ETL
3 3 (9.68%) CRM
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Content Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) SOA
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) UML
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Data Security
5 1 (3.23%) MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) T-SQL
4 7 (22.58%) VB
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) VBScript
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.13%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) NetApp
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
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