The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 28 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 137 146
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.51% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 1.84% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 38
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £366 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year -0.70% +8.46%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 830 924 1289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 27.11% 27.55% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 751 1004
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £31.29 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in the City of London

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (18.18%) iManage
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) SCOrch
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) PHP
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) DTS
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
3 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
4 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
4 1 (9.09%) Ninject
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) iManage
3 1 (9.09%) Reuters
3 1 (9.09%) Workday
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