Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 195 206
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -54
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.76% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 16
North West median daily rate £374 £319 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -25.70% +39.51%
10th Percentile £364 £227 £275
90th Percentile £691 £409 £500
England median daily rate £415 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +14.48% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
North West median hourly rate £27.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £39.20 £27.50
% change year-on-year -31.12% +42.55% +18.43%

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 1,270 1,534 1,797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.38% 24.86% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 1,052 1,173
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £556 £526
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.94% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 44
North West median hourly rate £42.25 £32.26 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.96% -14.54% +18.15%
10th Percentile £14.73 £14.38 £16.33
90th Percentile £64.06 £57.50 £62.29
England median hourly rate £31.31 £27.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year +12.83% -9.02% +6.31%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 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 17 January 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 -2 7 £374 +24.80% 3
Cheshire +4 4 - - 5
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 4 (36.36%) SOAP
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) LINQ
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Rancher
5 4 (36.36%) GitHub
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (36.36%) Docker
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC

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 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Server Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) CSS3
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) LINQ
2 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Search
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Rancher
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Lumension
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) VMware