The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2005 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Rank 135 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 14 53 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.44% 2.24% 2.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.64% 9.06% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 34 31
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£325 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £505 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £15.39 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -52.00%
SQL Server 2005
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
854 585 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.10% 24.68% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 354 393
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 35
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £34.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.82 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

SQL Server 2005
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SQL Server 2005 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

SQL Server 2005 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
West Yorkshire -57 13 £325 +6.55% 5
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (75.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (44.90%) .NET
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 20 (40.82%) C#
5 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
6 16 (32.65%) WCF
7 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
8 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
8 13 (26.53%) N-Tier
8 13 (26.53%) MVC
9 11 (22.45%) Finance
10 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (20.41%) Windows
10 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.41%) TDD
10 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (20.41%) jQuery
11 8 (16.33%) Umbraco
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.29%) CMS
12 7 (14.29%) IIS
12 7 (14.29%) Web Development
12 7 (14.29%) EPiServer
13 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (12.24%) HTML
13 6 (12.24%) OO
13 6 (12.24%) CSS
14 5 (10.20%) SharePoint

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (16.33%) Umbraco
2 7 (14.29%) CMS
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.04%) SAS
6 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) DNS
1 3 (6.12%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.04%) SMTP
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (75.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (2.04%) OLTP
8 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.04%) OLAP
8 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
8 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (12.24%) .NET Web Developer
4 6 (12.24%) C# Web Developer
4 6 (12.24%) C# Application Developer
4 6 (12.24%) .NET Applications Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.24%) DBA
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Database Developer
6 3 (6.12%) MI Developer
6 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.12%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) .NET
2 16 (32.65%) WCF
3 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
4 10 (20.41%) jQuery
5 6 (12.24%) CSS
5 6 (12.24%) HTML
6 3 (6.12%) XML
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) Web Services
7 2 (4.08%) CSS3
8 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 1 (2.04%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.04%) Sass
8 1 (2.04%) LESS
8 1 (2.04%) Ember.js
8 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.16%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.04%) iPhone
5 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) MVC
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) TDD
2 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.29%) Web Development
4 6 (12.24%) OO
5 5 (10.20%) ETL
5 5 (10.20%) Data Management
5 5 (10.20%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
7 2 (4.08%) CRM
7 2 (4.08%) Content Management
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps
8 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.04%) People Management
8 1 (2.04%) SDLC
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office Automation
8 1 (2.04%) Office Automation
8 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 20 (40.82%) C#
3 18 (36.73%) T-SQL
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) VBA
6 2 (4.08%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) VB6
7 1 (2.04%) X++
7 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.04%) Capita