Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 195 210
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 -73
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 13 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 1.64% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 20
North West median daily rate £365 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% -14.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £314 £271 £215
90th Percentile £513 £411 £500
England median daily rate £415 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +14.48% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
North West median hourly rate £27.00 - £33.50
England median hourly rate £29.81 £13.28 £28.50
% change year-on-year +124.47% -53.40% +30.46%

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 1288 1703 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.63% 25.10% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1126 1216
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £544 £532
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +60.00%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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 +14 7 £372 +23.88% 3
Cheshire +9 5 £360 +11.63%
Lancashire +10 1 £238 -26.92%
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) GitHub
5 4 (30.77%) Docker
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
5 4 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (30.77%) Rancher
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
5 4 (30.77%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) SOAP
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) TDD

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 (30.77%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DBA
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Designer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) Ajax
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) CSS3
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 4 (30.77%) LINQ
3 4 (30.77%) Regular Expression
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Search
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Rancher
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Perfmon
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Kaseya
4 1 (7.69%) Kaspersky
4 1 (7.69%) Lumension
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds