The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 66 47
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.14% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.67% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £325
% change year-on-year -0.35% +8.07%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 139 149 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.01% 21.50% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 100 79
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +58.49%  
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 Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Tyne and Wear

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) FlexPod
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware