Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 91 100
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 0.84% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Reading median daily rate - £400 £400
Berkshire median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -3.10%
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 278 239 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.64% 18.63% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 157 111
Reading median daily rate £440 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -0.60% +0.61%
10th Percentile £326 £310 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £625
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 26
Reading median hourly rate £9.88 £15.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.17% +57.89% -
10th Percentile £9.35 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £10.20 £47.50 £9.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £23.49 £9.50
% change year-on-year -6.34% +147.26% -27.76%

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 18 December 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (100.00%) HP Storage
1 2 (100.00%) Lumension
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Lumension
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft