Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 9 December 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 87 102
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.29% 0.42% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 1.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Wales median daily rate £394 £325 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% +10.64% +2.17%
10th Percentile £273 £325 £282
90th Percentile £482 £325 £311
UK median daily rate £385 £415 £361
% change year-on-year -7.23% +14.88% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £29.62 £16.64
% change year-on-year -49.36% +78.00% -29.19%

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 Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 429 353 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.80% 29.44% 25.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 221 266
Wales median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £290 £250 £211
90th Percentile £563 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £56.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.97% -66.22% +90.68%
10th Percentile £12.08 £16.75 £19.01
90th Percentile £35.00 £27.77 £61.53
UK median hourly rate £32.24 £31.23 £28.00
% change year-on-year +3.23% +11.54% -1.10%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Wales over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Wales

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
South Wales -24 5 £394 +21.15%
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Database Security
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Data Encryption
5 1 (20.00%) Server Building
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Data Encryption
3 1 (20.00%) Database Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) VMware