The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 37
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 1.09% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.70% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £285 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year -0.70% +8.46%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 55 81 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 19.03% 29.45% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 46
Median daily rate £325 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.75 - £37.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 - £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 - £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Leicestershire

SQL Server 2005
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

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

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft