The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth - 0.67% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.85% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +91.17%  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 61 26 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 37.65% 17.45% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 13 9
Median daily rate £425 £288 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.82% -15.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £335 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Portsmouth

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Portsmouth