The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 29 April 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.33% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +105.00% -38.46%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 29 86 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 9.01% 22.51% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 58 47
Median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year -4.61% +1.24%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Coventry

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Coventry