Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 96 97
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.89% 1.45% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% -1.33% -10.29%
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £338 £361
% change year-on-year +25.93% -6.44% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £34.00

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 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 318 275 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.77% 19.20% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 202 195
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £290 £266
90th Percentile £600 £538 £508
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £405 £388
% change year-on-year +4.94% +4.52% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -37.14% +84.21%
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £31.31
% change year-on-year -6.98% -31.33% +65.31%

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 19 October 2019, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) QlikView
2 4 (66.67%) Dashboard Development
2 4 (66.67%) Qlik Sense
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Qlik Sense
2 4 (66.67%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) QlikView Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) QlikView Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Dashboard Development
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP