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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 59 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 40 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.41% 2.86% 3.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.24% 9.53% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 36
Average daily rate
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£305 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £189 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £350 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £31.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-49.60% -9.28%
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
433 451 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.10% 29.95% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 265 300
Average daily rate £338 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.55% +4.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 15 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 15 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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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 +12 27 £295 -9.23% 6
Halifax -5 8 £505 +50.74%
Bradford -7 1 £350 +55.55% 2
Wakefield - - - - 2
SQL Server 2005
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 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 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (81.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (68.33%) SQL
4 33 (55.00%) C#
5 25 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (38.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (35.00%) XML
8 19 (31.67%) .NET
9 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
11 15 (25.00%) ETL
11 15 (25.00%) Star Schema
12 13 (21.67%) Windows
12 13 (21.67%) VBA
12 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
12 13 (21.67%) HTML
12 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
13 12 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
13 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
14 11 (18.33%) Finance
14 11 (18.33%) CSS
14 11 (18.33%) Web Services
14 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
15 10 (16.67%) Ajax
16 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
16 8 (13.33%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 15 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 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) InfoPath
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (81.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (38.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (25.00%) Star Schema
6 12 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (13.33%) MS Access
8 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (8.33%) Xcelsius
9 5 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.33%) DTS
11 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.00%) MSTest
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) SQL Developer
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 10 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) DBA
6 4 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (6.67%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.33%) VB Developer
8 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (3.33%) MI Developer
8 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Excel Developer
9 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) XML
2 19 (31.67%) .NET
3 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (21.67%) HTML
5 11 (18.33%) CSS
5 11 (18.33%) Web Services
6 10 (16.67%) Ajax
7 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (13.33%) XHTML
8 7 (11.67%) WinForms
9 5 (8.33%) MDX
10 4 (6.67%) WCF
11 3 (5.00%) WPF
11 3 (5.00%) LINQ
11 3 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (1.67%) AppFabric
13 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Replication
3 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) ETL
3 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 6 (10.00%) MVC
4 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (5.00%) Project Management
6 3 (5.00%) OO
6 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.00%) SOA
6 3 (5.00%) Data Management
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.33%) Database Security
7 2 (3.33%) Workflow
8 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.67%) TDD
8 1 (1.67%) CRM
8 1 (1.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) SQL
2 33 (55.00%) C#
3 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.67%) VBA
4 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.00%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) Java
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.67%) OpenView
1 1 (1.67%) OVSD
1 1 (1.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Business Objects
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.67%) Perforce
4 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
4 1 (1.67%) Xamarin