Period
to 23 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 68 45
Rank change year-on-year +8 -23 +25
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.31% 0.31% 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 1.03% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
Cardiff median daily rate - £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% -21.21%
South Wales median daily rate - £294 £325
% change year-on-year - -9.62% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 169 195 226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.84% 30.00% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 140 171
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.91% +6.92% -
10th Percentile £213 £203 £185
90th Percentile £518 £475 £438
South Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £27.82 £19.63 £27.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.76% -28.51% -4.94%
10th Percentile £17.88 £17.64 £19.31
90th Percentile £38.13 £24.75 £34.44
South Wales median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £26.70
% change year-on-year +32.65% -8.24% -2.91%

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 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL