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 3 months to 29 March 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 37 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.99% 0.76% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 4.55% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £1,846 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -79.68% +427.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -50.72%  

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 44 44 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 21.78% 16.73% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 76
Median daily rate £350 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £1,846 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -2 1 £375 -66.79%
Clevedon - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) HOOD
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) HOOD
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP