Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 107 134
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.100% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.97% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £375 £416 £369
90th Percentile £438 £449 £421
Scotland median daily rate £400 £438 £300
% change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83% -20.00%
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 514 414 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.12% 18.25% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 224 337
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +4.00%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £265
90th Percentile £536 £534 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £111.50 £43.39 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.97% +50.92% -32.35%
10th Percentile £111.25 £40.32 £11.00
90th Percentile £111.75 £49.70 £46.99
Scotland median hourly rate £24.38 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -43.82% +20.53% +6.67%

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 22 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) C#

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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CommVault
1 2 (66.67%) Veeam
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft