The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 103 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 11 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.08% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.42% 4.22% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 12
Median daily rate £400 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -4.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year -3.11% +11.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £36.50
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 454 688 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.20% 25.56% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 388 327
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Warwickshire - 6 £400 -
Birmingham -3 1 £375 - 2
West Bromwich -7 1 - -
Smethwick - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 18 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (40.91%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) JBoss
5 9 (40.91%) Apache
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle
5 9 (40.91%) Unix
5 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (40.91%) HTTP
5 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 9 (40.91%) SAML
5 9 (40.91%) Java
5 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
5 9 (40.91%) IIS
5 9 (40.91%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Management
5 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (40.91%) Apache
1 9 (40.91%) IIS
1 9 (40.91%) JBoss
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Application Server
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) HTTP
1 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (22.73%) QlikView
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Support Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) SAML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (40.91%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (27.27%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
4 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Cognos
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