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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 52 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.33% 1.26% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 4.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -50.72%  

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 Kent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 70 137 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.10% 28.78% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 102 36
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £595 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft