Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 16 January 2018 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 > Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 198 173
Rank change year-on-year -21 -25 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 26 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.33% 0.58% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 2.88% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 36
Midlands median daily rate £264 £344 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.18% -9.84% +17.31%
10th Percentile £175 £128 £306
90th Percentile £376 £400 £472
England median daily rate £415 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +14.48% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £39.20 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.47% +61.65% -27.61%
10th Percentile £23.88 £38.10 £14.13
90th Percentile £30.81 £40.30 £34.05
England median hourly rate £27.00 £39.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year -31.12% +42.55% +18.43%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,456 1,773 1,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.40% 19.99% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 1,073 1,139
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £270 £238 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £510
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.94% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 31 57
Midlands median hourly rate £31.66 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.86% -10.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £13.93 £13.50 £12.57
90th Percentile £57.44 £35.00 £34.40
England median hourly rate £31.23 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% -8.33% +4.57%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands -5 17 £264 +32.04% 1
West Midlands -10 8 £240 -31.43% 6
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (84.62%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (34.62%) .NET
5 9 (34.62%) Unix
5 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle
6 8 (30.77%) HPUX
6 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (26.92%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (26.92%) Retail
7 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
7 7 (26.92%) Publishing
7 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (23.08%) XenApp
8 6 (23.08%) PowerShell

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.85%) Demantra
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.85%) SnowdropKCS
3 1 (3.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DHCP
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 4 (15.38%) NAS
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) VLAN
3 4 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 2 (7.69%) Telnet
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) WinSCP
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (26.92%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (3.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
1 7 (26.92%) Publishing
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 6 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Development Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Development Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Technician
5 3 (11.54%) DBA
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL BI Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) MDX
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) X-Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
1 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Unix
3 8 (30.77%) HPUX
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) QMS
3 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) ETL
4 4 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
3 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) XMLA
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSA
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) RedGate
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds