Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 196 164
Rank change year-on-year +1 -32 -24
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.47% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 23
East of England median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £344 £255 £200
90th Percentile £463 £600 £413
England median daily rate £375 £410 £350
% change year-on-year -8.54% +17.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.25 £30.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -45.83% +106.90% -48.21%

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 of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 922 955 1,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.13% 18.82% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 543 685
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £303 £276 £231
90th Percentile £575 £566 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 40
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £30.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.45% -14.58% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.81 £15.89 £26.13
90th Percentile £40.25 £40.00 £45.78
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the East of England

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Essex -9 6 £438 +9.38%
Hertfordshire -2 2 £388 -35.42%
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) MCSA
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Office 365
5 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (50.00%) XenApp
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) High Availability
6 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Project Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) High Availability
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSA
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau