The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 3 months to 28 June 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 110 108
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.28% 0.20% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.29% 0.94% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Median daily rate £175 £325 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.15% -29.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £278 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £416 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £23.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +50.00% -18.58%  

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 387 426 432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 21.48% 21.41% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 581 647
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.02% +129.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Hampshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Hampshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liss - 3 £171 -
Andover - 2 £348 -
SQL Server 2005
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
4 12 (66.67%) vSphere
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (66.67%) Oracle
4 12 (66.67%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
6 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (44.44%) HP
7 8 (44.44%) IIS
7 8 (44.44%) .NET
7 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
7 8 (44.44%) Scrum
7 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 8 (44.44%) DevOps
7 8 (44.44%) PuTTY
7 8 (44.44%) WinSCP
7 8 (44.44%) BDD
7 8 (44.44%) vRealize
7 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (44.44%) SpecFlow
7 8 (44.44%) Selenium

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) PuTTY
1 8 (44.44%) WinSCP
2 4 (22.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Cognos Metric Studio
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mart
5 2 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle APEX
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
1 8 (44.44%) SpecFlow
1 8 (44.44%) TeamCity
2 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (22.22%) Ant
3 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 4 (22.22%) TestNG
3 4 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos BI Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) HACMP
1 2 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) BDD
1 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
1 8 (44.44%) Integration Testing
1 8 (44.44%) Scrum
1 8 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
1 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) API Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) F#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) vSphere
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) vRealize
2 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 8 (44.44%) HP
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) Altiris
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Cognos
6 2 (11.11%) McAfee