The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 103 69
Rank change year-on-year +49 -34  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 3 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.53% 1.79% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.16% 8.76% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 2
Median daily rate £310 £310 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +79.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £260 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £342 £216
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 the North East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 95 331 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 16.73% 20.42% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 498 432
Median daily rate £475 £325 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -11.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £259 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £475 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 44 5
Median hourly rate - £30.58 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +65.55%  
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 the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in the North East

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the North East

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the North East

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +50 3 £310 -
SQL Server 2005
England

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 North East 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 the North East 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