The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 26 April 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 58 23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.28% 5.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.92% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year +0.71% +6.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +37.50% -38.46%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 83 109 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.02% 30.03% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 66
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £196 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £36.25 £19.63 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.71% +3.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -10.76% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Cardiff

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Cardiff
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago