Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 - 81
Rank change year-on-year - +81 -31
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.87% - 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.28% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Cardiff median daily rate £363 - £244
10th Percentile £333 - £178
90th Percentile £393 - £320
South Wales median daily rate £363 - £244
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 Cardiff with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 191 168 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 29.80% 29.17% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 123 215
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £263 £180 £255
90th Percentile £450 £550 £438
South Wales median daily rate £385 £401 £350
% change year-on-year -4.05% +14.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £20.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.54% -16.33% +8.89%
10th Percentile £16.75 £16.80 £17.35
90th Percentile £27.15 £30.43 £24.75
South Wales median hourly rate £24.50 £43.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year -44.00% +78.57% +8.89%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 7 (58.33%) CSS3
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (50.00%) Angular 2
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) MCTS
4 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) High Availability
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Migration

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (16.67%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) DBA
3 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
1 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) CSS3
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) Angular 2
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCITP
1 4 (33.33%) MCTS
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) VMware