Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 14 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 52 64
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.22% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.80% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Lancashire median daily rate - £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.92% -31.58%
North West median daily rate £360 £365 £320
% change year-on-year -1.30% +13.98% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £27.00 -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 175 125 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 25.51% 27.53% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 78 140
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £235 £289 £275
90th Percentile £640 £615 £544
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 28
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £8.63 £38.00 £23.30
90th Percentile £39.81 £52.70 £67.45
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £42.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year -30.59% +18.88% -10.63%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Lancashire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Lancashire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Lancashire