Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 19 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 49 67
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - 0.67% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.63% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Somerset median daily rate - £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.09% -16.67%
South West median daily rate £400 £275 £363
% change year-on-year +45.45% -24.14% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Somerset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 138 114 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 29.68% 25.28% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 76 128
Somerset median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £264 £275 £267
90th Percentile £538 £456 £468
South West median daily rate £420 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +13.67% -1.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 2
Somerset median hourly rate £23.25 £40.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.88% +49.53% -26.51%
10th Percentile £22.38 £19.00 £13.78
90th Percentile £24.33 £43.00 £42.73
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +17.65% +11.48%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Somerset

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Somerset

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Somerset