Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 February 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 96 100
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.33% 0.14% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.81% 0.87% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Reading median daily rate £263 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.38% +3.36% +1.84%
10th Percentile £221 £369 £313
90th Percentile £342 £421 £418
Berkshire median daily rate £263 £400 £387
% change year-on-year -34.38% +3.36% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 221 230 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.22% 16.11% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 123 246
Reading median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £314 £278
90th Percentile £550 £625 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 33
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +373.68% - -82.93%
10th Percentile £14.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £11.94 £25.18
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +373.68% - -75.95%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Reading

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Reading

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) SPSS
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSD
4 1 (25.00%) XSL

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (25.00%) Power BI
4 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
4 1 (25.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Insight Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (25.00%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) F#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Netezza
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Talend
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) Vertica