Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 158 155
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% 1.39% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 13
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.10% -3.25%
South East median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year -0.66% +6.34% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
South East median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 830 720 810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.19% 16.67% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 393 472
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £257
90th Percentile £588 £590 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -41.54% -90.71%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £18.91 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year +55.25% -2.23% +25.84%

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 17 November 2017. 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
Slough +9 2 - -
Reading +8 2 £400 -
Bracknell +5 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) CCENT
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (40.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms

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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
2 1 (20.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
1 1 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Software Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCENT
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool/Webtop
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (40.00%) Veeam
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Meridio
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Varonis