Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 359 341 333
Rank change year-on-year -18 -8 -99
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 19 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% 0.75% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 33
South East median daily rate £381 £358 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.64% -2.05% +2.10%
10th Percentile £100 £250 £263
90th Percentile £447 £441 £435
England median daily rate £373 £410 £350
% change year-on-year -9.15% +17.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £16.25 £30.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -45.83% +106.90% -48.21%

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 3,515 3,486 3,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.37% 21.42% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,288 2,203 2,161
South East median daily rate £448 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 67 94
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33% +22.45%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £58.00 £49.25 £52.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.49% +7.46% +3.64%

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 October 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 18 October 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 +3 9 £425 +13.33% 6
Hampshire -17 7 - -
Oxfordshire +7 4 £100 -65.52% 1
Berkshire +1 3 £450 +12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £425 +13.33%
Surrey -26 2 - -
Kent - 1 £338 - 3
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (57.89%) VMware
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle
5 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
5 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
6 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (47.37%) SQL
8 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
9 6 (31.58%) .NET
9 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
10 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (26.32%) PKI
10 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 5 (26.32%) SCCM
10 5 (26.32%) SCOM
10 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
10 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 5 (26.32%) LAN
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (26.32%) Citrix
11 4 (21.05%) Firewall
11 4 (21.05%) Finance

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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (15.79%) OLTP
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (10.53%) OLAP
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.26%) MySQL
9 1 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MSI
1 4 (21.05%) Toad
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared DBA
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) IT Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Server Technician
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) ADO
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) HP Storage
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) High Availability
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) CMMI
3 2 (10.53%) Database Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) MODAF
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
1 5 (26.32%) SCOM
2 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (10.53%) Foglight
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Lumension
4 4 (21.05%) McAfee
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
6 1 (5.26%) Adobe