The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 27 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 60 52
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 7 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.94% 0.15% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.61% 0.62% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £344 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.61% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £368
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 £28.25
% change year-on-year +50.00% -18.58%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 152 161 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 20.51% 24.10% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 96
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.91% +1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £332 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Milton Keynes

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) HP
5 7 (63.64%) Citrix
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (45.45%) Clustering
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (36.36%) DevOps
8 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 4 (36.36%) NAS
8 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
8 4 (36.36%) Office 365
8 4 (36.36%) Firewall
8 4 (36.36%) StorageTek
8 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) NAS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Vista
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) MCDBA
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) MCSA
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
3 3 (27.27%) OVSD
4 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
1 7 (63.64%) HP
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) StorageTek
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp