Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 183 126
Rank change year-on-year +9 -57 -9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 13 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.46% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.50% 2.28% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 27
West Midlands median daily rate £372 £339 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -15.31% +14.29%
10th Percentile £299 £246 £308
90th Percentile £388 £453 £471
England median daily rate £415 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +14.48% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £39.20 £31.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.09% +23.37% +58.88%
10th Percentile £27.53 £38.10 £19.75
90th Percentile £38.98 £40.30 £38.05
England median hourly rate £29.81 £13.28 £28.50
% change year-on-year +124.47% -53.40% +30.46%

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 865 1228 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.01% 20.05% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 740 669
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +12.78%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £535 £538 £505
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.16 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.52% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.00 £13.98 £12.35
90th Percentile £51.88 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage 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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire +1 5 - -
Staffordshire +4 4 £315 -21.25% 1
Birmingham +8 3 £375 -0.73% 1
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
3 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Intranet
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (38.46%) Classic ASP
5 5 (38.46%) Automotive
5 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012

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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
1 5 (38.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) Power BI
7 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) DBA
4 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
5 2 (15.38%) Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
3 5 (38.46%) Classic ASP
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 5 (38.46%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (23.08%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) MDX
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) T-SQL
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) RedGate