The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 98 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 1.31% 2.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.15% 4.70% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 24
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £26.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-27.88% -16.80%
SQL Server 2005
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
444 489 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.95% 27.91% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 344 242
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.38 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the West Yorkshire region.

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 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
Leeds -8 12 £295 +0.42% 5
Halifax +5 2 £325 +25.00% 1
SQL Server 2005
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (72.73%) .NET
5 13 (59.09%) C#
6 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
6 10 (45.45%) XML
6 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (40.91%) Windows
8 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
8 8 (36.36%) Change Management
8 8 (36.36%) Release Management
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (27.27%) VBA
9 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 6 (27.27%) Web Services
9 6 (27.27%) MVC
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) WCF
10 5 (22.73%) Classic ASP
10 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
10 5 (22.73%) VB
10 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (18.18%) SOA
12 3 (13.64%) SOAP
12 3 (13.64%) WF

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Extranet
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (9.09%) OLAP
5 2 (9.09%) OLTP
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Support
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Support Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Server Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Server Support
3 3 (13.64%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) XML
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (22.73%) Classic ASP
4 5 (22.73%) WCF
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
6 3 (13.64%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) WF
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
1 8 (36.36%) Release Management
1 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) B2B
5 2 (9.09%) B2C
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) VBA
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) VB
4 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) VMware