Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 93 91
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -15
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.13% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.82% 0.89% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +1.84%
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.10% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 245 225 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.05% 15.11% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 102 228
Reading median daily rate £401 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £286
90th Percentile £538 £624 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.68% +1.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 19
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% - -94.57%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.45 £9.75 £28.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.24 £9.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +70.95% -36.67% -25.93%

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 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Meridio
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics

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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) WCF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Meridio
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Varonis