The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 22 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.12% - 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £23.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -30.30%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 75 87 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 27.99% 34.52% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 31
Median daily rate £415 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £504 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -51.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Liverpool

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) GIS
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) GIS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Complex ETL
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft