Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 18 October 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 99 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.20% 0.32% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 1.50% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +19.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £363 £304 £323
90th Percentile £388 £474 £451
West Midlands median daily rate £361 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +11.00% -16.13% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £37.85 £31.78
% change year-on-year -10.17% +19.12% +58.88%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 282 333 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.86% 21.28% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 214 192
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £265 £285 £244
90th Percentile £509 £525 £537
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £395 £365
% change year-on-year -3.80% +8.22% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% +7.04% +7.58%
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.16 £18.94 £21.00
% change year-on-year +69.77% -9.81% +20.00%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Birmingham

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared