Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 32 35
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 1.56% 2.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.41% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Staffordshire median daily rate - £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.25% -4.76%
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £372 £339
% change year-on-year -19.25% +9.67% -15.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.50 £39.20
% change year-on-year - -17.09% +23.37%

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 87 74 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 29.69% 28.79% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 70
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.67% -18.91%
10th Percentile £313 £262 £204
90th Percentile £453 £428 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £31.16 £17.75
% change year-on-year -17.35% +75.52% -11.25%

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