The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 30 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 92 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.084% 0.68% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 2.82% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
Median daily rate £350 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +26.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £325
% change year-on-year -0.35% +8.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Surrey with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 343 319 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.68% 24.22% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 204 182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £51.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.62% +27.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Surrey

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Cognos
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Asana
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Ninject
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos