The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 3 months to 28 March 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 27 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.59% 1.03% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% 6.06% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £255 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year -0.70% +8.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +61.76% -50.72%  

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27 33 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 15.88% 17.01% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 39
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Suffolk

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Suffolk

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Suffolk

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -5 1 £255 -
SQL Server 2005
East of England

SQL Server 2005
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) VMware