Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 125 127
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.18% 0.043%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.92% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Edinburgh median daily rate - £438 -
Scotland median daily rate - £438 £300
% change year-on-year - +45.83% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 507 543 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.06% 19.43% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 289 266
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £255
90th Percentile £544 £539 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £43.39 £46.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.28% -5.93% +42.25%
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £38.25
% change year-on-year -62.55% +13.44% +17.96%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Edinburgh