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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 88 72 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 29 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.44% 1.75% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.92% 6.86% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 10
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £253 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +49.12%
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
589 452 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.30% 25.55% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 310 157
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 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Average hourly rate £19.75 £29.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +107.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £29.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £25.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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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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
Bradford -14 10 £320 +13.27% 2
Leeds -17 6 £320 +4.48% 3
Halifax - 4 £285 -
SQL Server 2005
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 31 (65.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 22 (46.81%) .NET
5 20 (42.55%) Windows
6 19 (40.43%) C#
7 17 (36.17%) MVC
8 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
9 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (27.66%) WCF
10 13 (27.66%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
12 11 (23.40%) N-Tier
13 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
15 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (17.02%) Umbraco
15 8 (17.02%) Web Development
15 8 (17.02%) TDD
15 8 (17.02%) VMware
16 7 (14.89%) CMS
16 7 (14.89%) ITIL
16 7 (14.89%) VBA
16 7 (14.89%) EPiServer
17 6 (12.77%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (17.02%) Umbraco
2 7 (14.89%) CMS
3 5 (10.64%) IIS
4 4 (8.51%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.13%) SAS
7 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) MPLS
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) SMTP
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (65.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (19.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.13%) Base SAS
8 1 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (2.13%) QlikView
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# Developer
3 8 (17.02%) SQL DBA
3 8 (17.02%) DBA
3 8 (17.02%) Applications Developer
3 8 (17.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.89%) C# Application Developer
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Applications Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Web Applications Developer
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (14.89%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior DBA
6 3 (6.38%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 3 (6.38%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) WCF
3 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (10.64%) jQuery
6 4 (8.51%) CSS
6 4 (8.51%) Web Services
7 3 (6.38%) HTML
8 2 (4.26%) XML
8 2 (4.26%) Ajax
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (2.13%) MDX
9 1 (2.13%) WinForms
9 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.13%) HTML5
9 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) N-Tier
2 6 (12.77%) Replication
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.38%) Clustering
5 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.13%) NHS
6 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.13%) iPhone
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Android
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Phone
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) MVC
2 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) TDD
4 8 (17.02%) Web Development
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (12.77%) Mobile Development
7 5 (10.64%) Data Management
8 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.38%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) OO
9 3 (6.38%) ETL
9 3 (6.38%) Service Management
10 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (2.13%) Scrum
11 1 (2.13%) Content Management
11 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 19 (40.43%) C#
3 15 (31.91%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.89%) VBA
5 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) VMware
2 7 (14.89%) EPiServer
3 6 (12.77%) Xamarin
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Capita
5 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) F5