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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 83 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 23 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.31% 2.52% 2.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.76% 10.03% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 14
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£310 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +30.18%
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
483 399 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.46% 25.17% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 255 187
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £175.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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
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 March 2015. 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 11 £294 -2.08% 3
Bradford -14 8 £310 +22.57% 4
Halifax - 2 £260 -
Huddersfield - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
SQL Server 2005
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (76.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (57.45%) Windows
4 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (42.55%) VMware
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
6 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (29.79%) vSphere
7 14 (29.79%) .NET
7 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
8 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
8 13 (27.66%) C#
9 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
9 12 (25.53%) EMC
9 12 (25.53%) IBM
9 12 (25.53%) Symantec
9 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
9 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
9 12 (25.53%) SCCM
9 12 (25.53%) SCOM
9 12 (25.53%) NAS
9 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.40%) MVC
10 11 (23.40%) Finance
10 11 (23.40%) IIS
11 10 (21.28%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 14 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (23.40%) IIS
4 8 (17.02%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
8 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (2.13%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) NAS
2 8 (17.02%) Internet
3 5 (10.64%) SAN
4 2 (4.26%) VoIP
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) MPLS
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (76.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.13%) QlikView
8 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) DBA
2 10 (21.28%) .NET Developer
2 10 (21.28%) SQL DBA
3 9 (19.15%) SQL Server DBA
4 8 (17.02%) Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Senior SQL DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Senior DBA
7 3 (6.38%) Senior SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Services Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
3 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (12.77%) jQuery
5 5 (10.64%) WCF
6 3 (6.38%) CSS
6 3 (6.38%) Web Services
6 3 (6.38%) Ajax
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.26%) XML
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
8 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.13%) WinForms
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 1 (2.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Replication
2 5 (10.64%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (10.64%) Android
2 5 (10.64%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
3 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) MVC
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) TDD
3 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) OO
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Web Development
8 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) ETL
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
2 13 (27.66%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) VBA
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (42.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
3 14 (29.79%) vSphere
4 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
1 12 (25.53%) SCCM
1 12 (25.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) VMware
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.53%) EMC
3 12 (25.53%) IBM
3 12 (25.53%) Symantec
4 8 (17.02%) Lotus
5 6 (12.77%) Xamarin
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.13%) F5