Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 340 251
Rank change year-on-year -5 -89 -38
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 26 45 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.27% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 1.31% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 89
South East median daily rate £375 £378 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% +6.34% -5.33%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £221
90th Percentile £475 £505 £475
England median daily rate £415 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +14.48% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate £29.81 £13.28 £28.50
% change year-on-year +124.47% -53.40% +42.50%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3503 3423 4398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.98% 20.45% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2053 2602
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 90 93
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £28.69 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% +2.46% +27.27%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.50
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the South East

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 18 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
Thames Valley -9 18 £400 - 3
Buckinghamshire -22 8 £375 - 2
Berkshire +6 5 £400 +6.67% 1
Oxfordshire -3 5 £400 -20.00%
East Sussex - 4 £345 -
Hampshire +10 3 £325 -7.14%
Surrey -26 1 £425 +7.94% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (76.92%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (38.46%) .NET
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (30.77%) Web Services
8 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) HP
8 8 (30.77%) VMware
9 7 (26.92%) IIS
9 7 (26.92%) C#
9 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
10 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 6 (23.08%) Firewall
10 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (19.23%) MVC
11 5 (19.23%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.85%) SAS
4 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) PuTTY
4 2 (7.69%) SMTP
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) WinSCP
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (11.54%) Big Data
7 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
7 3 (11.54%) OLAP
7 3 (11.54%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.69%) TestNG
2 2 (7.69%) Toad
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Developer
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Database Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Server Support
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
4 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (11.54%) CSS3
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
5 3 (11.54%) MDX
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (7.69%) WCF
6 2 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.85%) JSON
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware
7 1 (3.85%) XSD
7 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) iPhone
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Solaris
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) MVC
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Statistics
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) API Testing
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) F#
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) R
7 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.54%) MCITP
5 3 (11.54%) MCSE
6 2 (7.69%) CCENT
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) ISEB
6 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (7.69%) MCSA
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.85%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
2 5 (19.23%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) vRealize
5 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.85%) Netcool
5 1 (3.85%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (3.85%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) StorageTek
5 3 (11.54%) Sun
6 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Kaspersky
6 2 (7.69%) McAfee
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) Lumension
7 1 (3.85%) Meridio
7 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow