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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 92 77
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.39% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 1.91% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 14
Median daily rate £350 £388 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +33.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £398 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £23.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +50.00% -18.58%  

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 321 314 399
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.87% 20.30% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 203 239
Median daily rate £393 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Median hourly rate £48.50 £14.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +234.48% -64.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £350 - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle Database
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle
3 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (60.87%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (60.87%) Unix
4 14 (60.87%) Oracle 11i
4 14 (60.87%) PL/SQL
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 14 (60.87%) Relational Database
5 13 (56.52%) Linux
6 12 (52.17%) Manufacturing
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (34.78%) HPUX
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (30.43%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) Publishing
9 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
9 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (30.43%) Retail
10 6 (26.09%) QMS
10 6 (26.09%) Change Control

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 4 (17.39%) CMS
1 4 (17.39%) Sitefinity
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (13.04%) Demantra
3 3 (13.04%) SnowdropKCS
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (73.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle Database
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (60.87%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (60.87%) Relational Database
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (30.43%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (4.35%) DB2
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Lombardi
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (52.17%) Manufacturing
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Publishing
3 7 (30.43%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Applications Support
1 11 (47.83%) Support Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) CMS Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Development Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Development Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) Dojo
3 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
3 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Unix
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) HPUX
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.35%) Solaris
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Change Control
2 6 (26.09%) QMS
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) PL/SQL
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Terminal Server
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Sencha
5 1 (4.35%) StorageTek
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Telerik