The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 2.13% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £320
% change year-on-year -3.11% +12.89%  
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 West Lothian with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 11 9 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 27.50% 19.15% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in West Lothian

SQL Server 2005
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript