Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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 > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 209 173
Rank change year-on-year +3 -36 -30
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 35 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.45% 0.51% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.20% 2.34% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 38
Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £163 £276 £212
90th Percentile £396 £475 £416
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Midlands median hourly rate £36.00 £25.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -30.14% +82.50%
10th Percentile £28.38 £15.40 £23.35
90th Percentile £40.88 £36.00 £41.69
England median hourly rate £34.00 £17.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year +97.10% -39.47% +3.64%

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1589 2091 2010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 20.60% 21.77% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1292 1226
Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £260 £265 £213
90th Percentile £525 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 45
Midlands median hourly rate £36.50 £19.81 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.30% -9.98% -32.88%
10th Percentile £16.43 £11.43 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £28.28 £38.55
England median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +24.00% -13.04%

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 27 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 July 2017. 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
West Midlands +17 21 £373 +6.64% 2
East Midlands -1 14 £258 -24.95% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (68.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (51.43%) SQL
4 16 (45.71%) Windows
5 15 (42.86%) .NET
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 14 (40.00%) C#
6 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (37.14%) HTML
7 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
7 13 (37.14%) CSS
8 11 (31.43%) T-SQL
8 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (25.71%) Web Services
10 9 (25.71%) MVC
10 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
11 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
11 8 (22.86%) jQuery
11 8 (22.86%) Linux
11 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
11 8 (22.86%) Unix
11 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
12 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (20.00%) Ajax
12 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016

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 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) CMS
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
2 4 (11.43%) JBoss
2 4 (11.43%) Sitefinity
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.86%) Demantra
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.86%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
1 6 (17.14%) Intranet
2 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (68.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (11.43%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (2.86%) Power BI
12 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Lombardi
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.29%) Automotive
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.43%) Publishing
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Local Government
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) DBA
2 6 (17.14%) SQL DBA
3 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) CMS Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Production DBA
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
2 13 (37.14%) CSS
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) Web Services
4 8 (22.86%) jQuery
5 7 (20.00%) Ajax
6 6 (17.14%) Classic ASP
6 6 (17.14%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (8.57%) SAML
7 3 (8.57%) XML
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.71%) CSS3
8 2 (5.71%) HTML5
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.86%) Node.js
9 1 (2.86%) React
9 1 (2.86%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.71%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) HPUX
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) MVC
2 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Web Development
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Change Control
4 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (8.57%) ETL
4 3 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (8.57%) QMS
5 2 (5.71%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (5.71%) Database Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Server Building
5 2 (5.71%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) T-SQL
4 8 (22.86%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
2 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) RedGate
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Sencha
5 1 (2.86%) StorageTek
5 1 (2.86%) Sun
5 1 (2.86%) Telerik
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 11 hours ago