Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 24 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 54
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.61% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.40% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Kent median daily rate - £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.89% -
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 Kent with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 157 125 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 29.57% 25.61% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 84 116
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £271 £276 £203
90th Percentile £429 £525 £481
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.96% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £30.00
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +58.49% -3.64% +10.00%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Kent

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Kent

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Kent