Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 73 60
Rank change year-on-year -21 -13 +19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.48% 0.35% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.09% 1.27% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 23
Essex median daily rate £400 £213 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.24% -39.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £375 £206 £236
90th Percentile £565 £234 £425
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £38.75
East of England median hourly rate - - £23.50

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 Essex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 191 237 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.77% 27.59% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 142 164
Essex median daily rate £450 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -11.72% -14.71%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £252
90th Percentile £588 £486 £575
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 30
Essex median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -1.37% +14.96%
10th Percentile £26.04 £27.00 £18.53
90th Percentile £40.00 £45.85 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 £31.51
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.25% +10.56%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Essex over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Essex

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Colchester - 2 £400 -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Essex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering