Period
to 23 June 2018

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 6 months to 23 June 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 167 221
Rank change year-on-year -44 +54 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.085% 0.56% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 2.48% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 3
North West median daily rate £330 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.04% +5.19% +3.85%
10th Percentile £284 £301 £314
90th Percentile £357 £510 £391
England median daily rate £400 £365 £364
% change year-on-year +9.59% +0.34% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
North West median hourly rate - - £17.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -49.28% +97.14% -35.19%

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,204 1,250 1,623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.49% 22.70% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 773 1,028
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 53
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.85% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.63 £15.65
90th Percentile £55.75 £50.00 £64.55
England median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% -0.83% +21.00%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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
Manchester -31 3 - - 1
Lancashire -8 1 £300 -12.34%
Cheshire -11 1 £360 +1.41% 3
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Server Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) arcserve
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) VMware