Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 233 195
Rank change year-on-year +14 -38 +28
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 32 13 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.19% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.84% 0.74% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 68
City of London median daily rate £450 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +10.94% -5.33%
10th Percentile £408 £352 £313
90th Percentile £496 £521 £541
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £29.62 - -
Central London median hourly rate £29.62 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1735 1765 2413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.37% 26.24% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1407 1403 1932
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +6.32%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £474 £450
% change year-on-year +10.82% +5.28% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +80.00% -18.88%
10th Percentile £20.75 £42.50 £16.25
90th Percentile £33.25 £47.50 £70.75
Central London median hourly rate £25.99 £45.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year -42.24% +104.78% -25.46%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (68.75%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (62.50%) C#
5 19 (59.38%) .NET
6 17 (53.13%) MVC
6 17 (53.13%) Ajax
6 17 (53.13%) jQuery
6 17 (53.13%) AngularJS
7 16 (50.00%) HTML
7 16 (50.00%) CSS
8 14 (43.75%) SQL
8 14 (43.75%) MSTest
8 14 (43.75%) NUnit
8 14 (43.75%) Moq
9 11 (34.38%) WCF
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
10 9 (28.13%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (25.00%) Finance
11 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
13 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
13 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
13 6 (18.75%) Change Management

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 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (78.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (68.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.13%) MySQL
8 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.13%) Power BI
8 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Moq
1 14 (43.75%) MSTest
1 14 (43.75%) NUnit
2 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Economy
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) C# Developer
3 10 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 9 (28.13%) DBA
4 9 (28.13%) SQL DBA
5 8 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
8 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) Ajax
2 17 (53.13%) AngularJS
2 17 (53.13%) jQuery
3 16 (50.00%) CSS
3 16 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (34.38%) WCF
5 9 (28.13%) Razor View Engine
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Aurelia
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Core
8 3 (9.38%) Lucene
8 3 (9.38%) Lucene.Net
8 3 (9.38%) REST
9 2 (6.25%) HTML5
9 2 (6.25%) RESTful
9 2 (6.25%) XML
10 1 (3.13%) SOAP
10 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
1 5 (15.63%) Replication
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Fintech
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.50%) ETL
4 4 (12.50%) Line Management
5 3 (9.38%) BDD
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Data Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) SOLID
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
5 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) WMI
3 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Opsview
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) BT
2 1 (3.13%) Capita
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Splunk
2 1 (3.13%) Sun
2 1 (3.13%) VMware