The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 99 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.092% 0.61% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.40% 2.67% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 10
Median daily rate - £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
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 Leeds with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 252 337 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 23.29% 22.86% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 245 337
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.76% -8.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Leeds

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) MSMQ
3 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
4 5 (62.50%) SOLID
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Coaching
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) DBA
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 6 (75.00%) MSMQ
2 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) SOLID
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft