Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 231 231
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 -56
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 1.52% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 10
City of London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £397 £408 £374
90th Percentile £538 £488 £530
Central London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 1,769 1,779 1,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.06% 24.73% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 1,464 1,400
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £369 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% +44.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £42.50
90th Percentile £42.19 £33.25 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% +91.59%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) Ajax
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) QlikView
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (30.00%) QlikView
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) Power BI
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (10.00%) NUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer - Fintech
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Ajax
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) React
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) SignalR
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) SOLID
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) ERD
4 2 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) VMware