The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 51 61 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.16% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 0.92% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £413 £255 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.76% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year -3.11% +11.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -50.72%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 84 109 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.67% 17.55% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 73 62
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £507 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.68% -9.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Cambridgeshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cambridge +7 2 £413 +61.76%
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (60.00%) DTS
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) OCP
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Database Security
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) DTS
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Database Security
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (60.00%) OCP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft