Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 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 West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 173 179
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -42
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 10 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.54% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.93% 2.52% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 37
South West median daily rate £374 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +6.87% +0.77%
10th Percentile £343 £116 £194
90th Percentile £400 £444 £388
England median daily rate £415 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +14.48% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.81 £13.28 £28.50
% change year-on-year +124.47% -53.40% +35.71%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1077 1230 1528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.35% 21.40% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 854 1144
South West median daily rate £400 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -2.33% -
10th Percentile £281 £258 £263
90th Percentile £533 £525 £500
England median daily rate £458 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 39
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -20.59% +22.52%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.75 £56.53
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in the South West

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Wiltshire +2 5 £375 -6.25%
Gloucestershire +20 2 - -
Somerset -6 1 £400 +33.33%
Bristol -16 1 £372 +0.54%
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 2 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) TestNG
3 2 (20.00%) Toad
3 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) API Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (10.00%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Privileged Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) F#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Teradata
3 2 (20.00%) VMware