Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 February 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.75% 2.13% 3.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 7.92% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Staffordshire median daily rate £300 £325 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -22.62% +29.23%
West Midlands median daily rate £240 £363 £388
% change year-on-year -33.79% -6.45% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £41.00 £31.78
% change year-on-year - +29.03% -5.15%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 68 101 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 25.66% 26.86% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 73 51
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £212 £263
90th Percentile £425 £411 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £403 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.87% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £18.39 £20.00
% change year-on-year +63.13% -8.05% -

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Staffordshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 1 - - 2
Tamworth - 1 £300 -
SQL Server 2005
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft