The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 April 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 375 274
Rank change year-on-year -3 -101  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 34 66 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.29% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 1.20% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 115
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year +0.71% +6.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +37.50% -38.46%  

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 London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4978 5518 5470
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.64% 23.89% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3987 3807
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 39
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.25 £45.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.91% -6.15%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in London

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in London over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in London

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in London

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the London region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 9 £438 -12.50% 5
Croydon +7 1 £500 +24.61%
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Lewisham - 1 £300 -
Brentford - 1 £365 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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

1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (59.42%) SQL
4 36 (52.17%) .NET
4 36 (52.17%) Windows
5 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
6 28 (40.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (36.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (33.33%) C#
9 23 (33.33%) Finance
10 22 (31.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (24.64%) Office 365
13 16 (23.19%) Migration
13 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (21.74%) VB
14 15 (21.74%) IIS
14 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (20.29%) VB.NET
15 14 (20.29%) VBA
15 14 (20.29%) T-SQL
15 14 (20.29%) Visual Studio
15 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
15 14 (20.29%) Banking
16 13 (18.84%) VB6
16 13 (18.84%) Data Analysis
16 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (21.74%) IIS
2 9 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
4 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.45%) SAS
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (24.64%) Office 365
3 3 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) DNS
2 4 (5.80%) WAN
3 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) Intranet
3 3 (4.35%) Skype
4 2 (2.90%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) LAN
5 1 (1.45%) NAS
5 1 (1.45%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.45%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (40.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (36.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (31.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (31.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (18.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (17.39%) MS Access
9 10 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
11 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
12 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
13 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (4.35%) OLAP
13 3 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) NUnit
2 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.80%) Moq
3 4 (5.80%) MSTest
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.45%) Ant
5 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.45%) TestNG
5 1 (1.45%) Toad
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (20.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.90%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) SQL Developer
3 12 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.49%) DBA
4 10 (14.49%) VB Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Access Developer
5 9 (13.04%) VB6 Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Access VBA Developer
6 8 (11.59%) C# Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Excel Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Excel VBA Developer
6 8 (11.59%) SQL DBA
6 8 (11.59%) VB VBA Developer
6 8 (11.59%) VBA Developer
7 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Angular Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.25%) CRM Developer
8 5 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) .NET
2 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.14%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) jQuery
4 6 (8.70%) WCF
5 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.25%) WinForms
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.80%) CSS
7 3 (4.35%) Angular 2
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.35%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (4.35%) WPF
8 2 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.90%) HTML5
8 2 (2.90%) MDX
8 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.90%) RESTful
8 2 (2.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.25%) Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.45%) Biotechnology
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Blog
3 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.17%) Windows
2 13 (18.84%) Windows 10
2 13 (18.84%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.39%) Windows XP
4 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Android
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
7 1 (1.45%) Unix
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) Migration
3 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
4 13 (18.84%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (18.84%) Data Analysis
5 10 (14.49%) ITIL
6 9 (13.04%) CRM
6 9 (13.04%) MVC
7 6 (8.70%) Change Management
7 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.70%) ETL
8 5 (7.25%) High Availability
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.80%) Functional Testing
9 4 (5.80%) IT Strategy
9 4 (5.80%) OO
9 4 (5.80%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.35%) MOF
10 3 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (59.42%) SQL
2 23 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (21.74%) VB
4 14 (20.29%) T-SQL
4 14 (20.29%) VB.NET
4 14 (20.29%) VBA
5 13 (18.84%) VB6
6 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.90%) Java
10 1 (1.45%) F#
10 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) CCSP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) MCITP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (4.35%) ISA Server
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCOM
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (5.80%) SCCM
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.90%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.45%) vRealize
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) VMware
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) iManage
4 3 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) Tableau
5 2 (2.90%) Teradata
6 1 (1.45%) EMC
6 1 (1.45%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Reuters
6 1 (1.45%) StorageTek
6 1 (1.45%) Sun
6 1 (1.45%) Symantec
6 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) Veeam
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