Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 159 127
Rank change year-on-year -32 -32 +33
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 19 29 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.59% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.92% 2.58% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 47
East of England median daily rate £356 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £201 £146
90th Percentile £600 £413 £438
England median daily rate £415 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +15.28% -4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
East of England median hourly rate - - £26.00
England median hourly rate £29.81 £13.28 £28.00
% change year-on-year +124.47% -52.57% +40.00%

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 988 1124 1298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.18% 23.05% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 693 722
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £283 £233 £225
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 54
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £36.82 £31.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.88% +16.85% +10.56%
10th Percentile £16.18 £16.30 £14.00
90th Percentile £40.38 £45.98 £47.28
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 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
Essex -16 8 £363 +65.71%
Hertfordshire -9 4 £600 +60.00%
Cambridgeshire -17 4 £260 -35.00%
Suffolk +9 1 - -
Bedfordshire -8 1 £375 +240.91% 2
Norfolk - 1 £300 -
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
5 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) SAN
7 8 (42.11%) Cisco
7 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 8 (42.11%) HP
7 8 (42.11%) Firewall
7 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
7 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) SSL
8 5 (26.32%) C#
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) MVC
8 5 (26.32%) Scrum
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) NetApp
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 5 (26.32%) WCF
8 5 (26.32%) jQuery

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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (21.05%) HSRP
4 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
4 4 (21.05%) Junos
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) NX-OS
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) Skype
4 4 (21.05%) SNMP
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) VRRP
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
4 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.26%) DTS
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Development Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Scrum Master
3 4 (21.05%) Development Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum Master
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Software Manager
3 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
1 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) jQuery
1 5 (26.32%) WCF
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (15.79%) 802.1X
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) HP Storage
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) MVC
1 5 (26.32%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (21.05%) Change Control
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Network Optimisation
2 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Database Mirroring
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) DFS Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) NFS
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
1 4 (21.05%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) NetApp
3 4 (21.05%) arcserve
3 4 (21.05%) CA
3 4 (21.05%) Clearswift
3 4 (21.05%) Huawei
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle