The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 3 months to 29 June 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 77 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 0.10% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.27% 0.40% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Median daily rate £344 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.61% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £450 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £23.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +50.00% -18.58%  

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 214 247 303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.90% 25.68% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 219 317
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £309 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 - £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 7 £344 -23.61%
SQL Server 2005
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) HP
5 7 (63.64%) Citrix
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (45.45%) Clustering
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (36.36%) DevOps
8 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 4 (36.36%) NAS
8 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
8 4 (36.36%) Office 365
8 4 (36.36%) Firewall
8 4 (36.36%) StorageTek
8 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) MCDBA
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) MCSA
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
3 3 (27.27%) OVSD
4 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
1 7 (63.64%) HP
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) StorageTek
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp