Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 147 138
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.24% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 2.01% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Manchester median daily rate £372 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £350 £261 £310
90th Percentile £602 £400 £475
North West median daily rate £365 £323 £375
% change year-on-year +13.10% -14.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £27.00 - £33.50

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 Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 675 797 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.98% 22.76% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 535 562
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £295 £246 £263
90th Percentile £575 £530 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Manchester median hourly rate £18.85 £21.63 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +13.82% -6.17%
10th Percentile £15.91 £13.94 £11.35
90th Percentile £22.30 £35.22 £39.88
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +60.00%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Manchester

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Manchester

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Manchester

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) LINQ
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) Regular Expression
3 4 (57.14%) GitHub
3 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (57.14%) Rancher
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) WCF

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Designer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) LINQ
3 4 (57.14%) Regular Expression
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Search
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Rancher
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft