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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 53 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 43 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.55% 2.80% 3.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.95% 9.78% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 35
Average daily rate
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£305 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £349 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £31.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-42.40% -6.71%
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
432 450 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.58% 28.68% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 252 327
Average daily rate £340 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 24 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.48% +54.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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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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 28 £295 -9.23% 9
Halifax +1 9 £505 +50.74%
Bradford -9 2 £350 +72.83% 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
SQL Server 2005
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (79.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (69.35%) SQL
4 34 (54.84%) C#
5 25 (40.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (37.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (33.87%) .NET
7 21 (33.87%) XML
8 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
9 15 (24.19%) VBA
9 15 (24.19%) ETL
9 15 (24.19%) Star Schema
10 14 (22.58%) Windows
11 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
11 13 (20.97%) HTML
11 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
11 13 (20.97%) T-SQL
12 12 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (19.35%) Finance
12 12 (19.35%) Performance Improvement
12 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
13 11 (17.74%) CSS
13 11 (17.74%) Web Services
14 10 (16.13%) Ajax
15 9 (14.52%) WinForms
15 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
16 8 (12.90%) MS Access

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) InfoPath
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (79.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (40.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (37.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (24.19%) Star Schema
6 12 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
7 8 (12.90%) MS Access
8 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (8.06%) Xcelsius
9 5 (8.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.23%) DTS
11 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.84%) MSTest
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) SQL Developer
3 12 (19.35%) .NET Developer
4 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (9.68%) WinForms Developer
5 6 (9.68%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) DBA
7 4 (6.45%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.23%) VB Developer
9 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) MI Developer
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Senior Excel Developer
10 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) .NET
1 21 (33.87%) XML
2 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
3 13 (20.97%) HTML
4 11 (17.74%) CSS
4 11 (17.74%) Web Services
5 10 (16.13%) Ajax
6 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
6 9 (14.52%) WinForms
7 8 (12.90%) XHTML
8 5 (8.06%) MDX
9 4 (6.45%) WCF
10 3 (4.84%) WPF
10 3 (4.84%) LINQ
10 3 (4.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (1.61%) AppFabric
12 1 (1.61%) Classic ASP
12 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.61%) Replication
2 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ETL
2 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (19.35%) Performance Improvement
3 6 (9.68%) MVC
3 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Project Management
5 3 (4.84%) OO
5 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.84%) SOA
5 3 (4.84%) Data Management
6 2 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.23%) Database Security
6 2 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.61%) TDD
7 1 (1.61%) CRM
7 1 (1.61%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) SQL
2 34 (54.84%) C#
3 15 (24.19%) VBA
4 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.97%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.84%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) Java
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.61%) OpenView
1 1 (1.61%) OVSD
1 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Business Objects
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Informatica
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) Perforce
4 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.61%) Tableau
4 1 (1.61%) Xamarin