Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 315 323
Rank change year-on-year -47 +8 -81
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 28 50 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.79% 1.44% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 45
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £132 £164 £278
90th Percentile £440 £465 £488
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -43.08% +62.50% -38.46%

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 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 3,539 3,464 3,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.36% 21.72% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,224 2,109 2,394
South East median daily rate £438 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 97
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.66 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.46% -44.62% +42.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.60 £52.25
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.34%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018. 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 -18 11 £263 -25.00% 2
Hampshire -21 8 £369 +20.41% 2
Surrey -26 8 £400 +3.23% 2
Berkshire -13 5 £263 -34.38% 1
Oxfordshire -11 4 £123 -65.00%
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Kent - 1 £338 - 1
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (50.00%) .NET
5 13 (46.43%) Windows
6 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
6 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (39.29%) VMware
7 10 (35.71%) C#
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle
8 9 (32.14%) Web Services
8 9 (32.14%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (32.14%) WCF
9 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) SCCM
12 5 (17.86%) SCOM
12 5 (17.86%) PKI
12 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
12 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
12 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
12 5 (17.86%) Citrix

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 9 (32.14%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) VLAN
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.14%) OLTP
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
9 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 1 (3.57%) MySQL
9 1 (3.57%) OLAP
9 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
1 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 2 (7.14%) Back Office
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Technician
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (10.71%) IT Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Mac Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Server Support
4 3 (10.71%) Server Support Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Server Technician
4 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Support Technician
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) WCF
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) ADO
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.57%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) High Availability
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) CMMI
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) MODAF
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) MapReduce
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) F#
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) R
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Flume
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
1 5 (17.86%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Foglight
3 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Lumension
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.57%) Informatica
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Sophos
5 1 (3.57%) Talend
5 1 (3.57%) Teradata
5 1 (3.57%) Vertica