Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 138 126
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 15 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.51% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.38% 2.27% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 14
East Midlands median daily rate £222 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +20.83% -6.25%
10th Percentile £208 £284 £227
90th Percentile £418 £374 £413
England median daily rate £415 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +14.48% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.90% -6.45% -
10th Percentile £23.88 £13.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £30.81 £15.75 £26.35
England median hourly rate £29.81 £13.28 £28.50
% change year-on-year +124.47% -53.40% +42.50%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 630 750 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.86% 22.68% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 466 465
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £270 £248 £225
90th Percentile £538 £556 £513
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £16.09 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.37% -3.94% -52.14%
10th Percentile £14.38 £12.35 £12.75
90th Percentile £58.56 £41.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 9 £500 +73.91%
Derbyshire -4 6 £215 -50.86%
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (40.00%) Publishing
3 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) HPUX
4 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) NAS
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) XenApp
5 4 (26.67%) PowerShell

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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) NAS
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) VLAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (40.00%) Publishing
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Technician
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Development Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Development Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) HPUX
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) QMS
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) StorageTek
5 1 (6.67%) Sun