Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 173 167
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 0.77% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 22
Scotland median daily rate £417 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.02% -9.43% -2.57%
10th Percentile £319 £210 £287
90th Percentile £450 £349 £399
UK median daily rate £415 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +18.57% -3.45% -0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 997 1038 1221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.75% 23.87% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 574 684
Scotland median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £290 £260 £261
90th Percentile £524 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 7
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +68.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £15.11 £9.37 £10.80
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £49.23
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.61% +15.00%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Scotland

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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
Edinburgh -9 6 £438 -
Aberdeen -5 3 £367 +122.45%
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) VB
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Data Management
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) FpML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Management
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft