The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 28 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 97 58
Rank change year-on-year +55 -39  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.86% 1.93% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 9.06% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 1
Median daily rate £310 £310 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +148.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £269 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £341 £138
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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 48 287 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.79% 21.34% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 447 256
Median daily rate £475 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £493 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 41 3
Median hourly rate - £32.66 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Newcastle upon Tyne

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Perfmon
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) BMC

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) MVS
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) QMS
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Perfmon
2 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle