Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 218 228
Rank change year-on-year -31 +10 -34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.60% 1.85% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 18
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.01% +15.55%
10th Percentile £318 £407 £359
90th Percentile £566 £500 £629
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £458
% change year-on-year - -1.64% +14.38%
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 1,822 1,732 1,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.97% 26.14% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,348 1,308
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £366 £356 £319
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +21.01% -45.71%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £15.83
90th Percentile £32.70 £31.44 £26.72
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.49 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.15% +28.87% -30.44%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) SOLID
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP

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%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Carpe Diem
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (18.18%) QlikView
6 1 (9.09%) Power BI
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
2 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (9.09%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer - Fintech
2 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) Ajax
2 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) React
3 2 (18.18%) SignalR
4 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
4 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) SOLID
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) ERD
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Server Management
4 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCSM
2 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) iManage
3 1 (9.09%) Intapp
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas