Period
to 6 March 2021

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 6 months to 6 March 2021 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
6 months to
6 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank - 149 212
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 5 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.16% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.71% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £325 £325
England median daily rate £465 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +9.41% -10.53% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.90 £17.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year +12.43% +18.00% -47.37%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 411 706 973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.87% 22.79% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 440 606
Median daily rate £400 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +3.03%
10th Percentile £297 £313 £313
90th Percentile £540 £551 £563
England median daily rate £495 £488 £485
% change year-on-year +1.54% +0.52% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -67.29% +73.11%
10th Percentile £17.18 £10.49 £19.93
90th Percentile £37.40 £42.13 £64.25
Median hourly rate £24.75 £25.60 £31.25
% change year-on-year -3.30% -18.10% -5.30%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in the West Midlands