Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 126 129
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.046% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 0.21% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 - £295
10th Percentile £351 - £252
90th Percentile £450 - £339
Scotland median daily rate £417 £300 £338
% change year-on-year +39.02% -11.11% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £42.50
Scotland median hourly rate - - £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 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 537 469 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.46% 21.75% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 245 314
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £264 £275
90th Percentile £529 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £395 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +53.05% +31.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
% change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%

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

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (50.00%) Data Mining
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) Derivative
6 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 1 (16.67%) LINQ
6 1 (16.67%) Swaptions
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) FpML
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft