Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 295 323
Rank change year-on-year -61 +28 -86
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 25 62 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.73% 1.88% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 56 46
South East median daily rate £394 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.41% +13.85%
10th Percentile £145 £220 £275
90th Percentile £438 £459 £488
England median daily rate £400 £365 £364
% change year-on-year +9.59% +0.34% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median hourly rate - £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.13% -36.55%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -49.28% +97.14% -35.19%

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 3,424 3,296 3,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.64% 21.27% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,096 2,019 2,357
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £308 £285 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 79 95
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -42.42% +17.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £54.55 £48.40 £52.65
England median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% -0.83% +21.00%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -30 14 £263 -25.00% 4
Berkshire -3 7 £263 -34.38% 4
Surrey -25 7 £400 +3.23% 3
Oxfordshire -7 5 £143 -59.29%
Hampshire -29 3 £369 -4.22% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £425 +13.33%
East Sussex -2 1 £335 -16.25% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (48.00%) C#
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) .NET
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (36.00%) WCF
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
7 8 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (32.00%) High Availability
8 7 (28.00%) Windows
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) Network Security
10 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (16.00%) IIS
11 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (16.00%) Oracle
11 4 (16.00%) Apache
11 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (16.00%) ETL
11 4 (16.00%) VoIP
11 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 8 (32.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (12.00%) SAS
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) SPSS
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Network Security
2 4 (16.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (68.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (12.00%) Apache Hive
8 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (12.00%) Big Data
8 3 (12.00%) Hadoop
8 3 (12.00%) HBase
8 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (12.00%) Pentaho
8 3 (12.00%) Power BI
8 3 (12.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Data Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (12.00%) IT Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Server Support
4 3 (12.00%) Server Support Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Server Technician
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
1 9 (36.00%) WCF
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
4 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) ADO
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) CCTV
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) High Availability
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Data Security
4 3 (12.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Presales
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) OOD
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) F#
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) R
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Flume
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Foglight
1 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Sentry
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Informatica
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Talend
3 3 (12.00%) Teradata
3 3 (12.00%) Vertica
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) Sophos
5 1 (4.00%) Netezza
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds