The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 March 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 West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 148 137
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 15 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.26% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.39% 1.27% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 10
Median daily rate £375 £363 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +26.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £333 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year -3.11% +11.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £17.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -50.72%  

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 West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 627 786 835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.28% 20.48% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 499 484
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in the North West

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester +18 11 £413 +3.12% 6
Cheshire +26 2 £368 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £342 -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (80.65%) SQL
3 21 (67.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (45.16%) .NET
6 12 (38.71%) Windows
6 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (35.48%) C#
7 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
9 9 (29.03%) MVC
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (25.81%) HTML
11 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
11 7 (22.58%) CSS
11 7 (22.58%) XML
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (19.35%) VMware
12 6 (19.35%) WCF
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
12 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (16.13%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DHCP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.23%) IPsec
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) NAS
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) VLAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (67.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (12.90%) DTS
9 4 (12.90%) Ingres
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
11 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
11 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
11 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) AccuRev
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Lombardi
General
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) DBA
2 8 (25.81%) SQL DBA
3 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Database Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.23%) SSIS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (22.58%) CSS
3 7 (22.58%) XML
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (19.35%) WCF
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
7 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET
7 3 (9.68%) Classic ASP
7 3 (9.68%) JSON
7 3 (9.68%) LINQ
7 3 (9.68%) LINQ to SQL
8 2 (6.45%) Ajax
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 2 (6.45%) WinForms
8 2 (6.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Licensing
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) MVC
2 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.90%) Database Mirroring
3 4 (12.90%) Software Licensing
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) UML
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Data Management
5 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Database Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) VB
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) VB6
7 2 (6.45%) VBScript
8 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) HNC
1 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Shibboleth
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (16.13%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (16.13%) SCOM
3 4 (12.90%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.23%) Perfmon
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Lumension
3 1 (3.23%) Sencha
3 1 (3.23%) Symantec
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