Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 158 171
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.077% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 0.50% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.10%
South East median daily rate £381 £358 £365
% change year-on-year +6.64% -2.05% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £23.00

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 714 801 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.33% 20.10% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 489 406
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £300
90th Percentile £582 £575 £598
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £14.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.71% +55.26% -45.71%
10th Percentile £10.78 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.38 £49.25 £15.55
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year +27.27% -12.00% +30.21%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Berkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 3 £450 +12.50% 2
SQL Server 2005
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 2 (66.67%) Lumension
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ADO
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) HP Storage
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Lumension
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft