The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 90 92
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 18 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.21% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.03% 1.44% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 3
Median daily rate £150 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £261 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £428 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year -3.11% +11.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 East Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 358 348 379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.04% 21.44% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 209 219
Median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.14% -37.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £20.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the East Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 15 £145 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £213 - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (92.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (82.14%) SQL
4 20 (71.43%) Oracle
4 20 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (71.43%) Oracle Database
5 19 (67.86%) Windows
6 18 (64.29%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (64.29%) Unix
6 18 (64.29%) PL/SQL
6 18 (64.29%) Oracle 11i
6 18 (64.29%) Relational Database
7 17 (60.71%) Linux
8 16 (57.14%) Manufacturing
9 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (42.86%) Finance
10 12 (42.86%) HPUX
10 12 (42.86%) XML
11 11 (39.29%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (39.29%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (39.29%) Retail
11 11 (39.29%) Publishing
11 11 (39.29%) Oracle Applications
11 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
11 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
12 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
13 9 (32.14%) .NET
14 8 (28.57%) MS Office

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Project
2 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (25.00%) Demantra
3 7 (25.00%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (92.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 20 (71.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (64.29%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (64.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (39.29%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (14.29%) DTS
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (14.29%) Star Schema
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (3.57%) DB2
10 1 (3.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (14.29%) JDeveloper
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Lombardi
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) Publishing
3 11 (39.29%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
1 15 (53.57%) Applications Support
1 15 (53.57%) Support Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Development Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Development Support Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) XML
2 9 (32.14%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) Ajax
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) Software Packaging
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) XHTML
5 3 (10.71%) XSD
5 3 (10.71%) XSLT
6 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Dojo
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware
6 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
6 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Unix
3 17 (60.71%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (42.86%) HPUX
6 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
6 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
2 8 (28.57%) Change Control
2 8 (28.57%) QMS
3 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 7 (25.00%) Workflow
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) Document Management
6 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.57%) ETL
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.57%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 18 (64.29%) PL/SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Java
5 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCNA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) MCSE
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) XenApp
1 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Sencha
4 1 (3.57%) Telerik