The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 72 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.40% 0.54% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.28% 3.05% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £365 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -11.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £337 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £394 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £23.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +50.00% -18.58%  

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 Sussex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 156 131 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 31.58% 17.68% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 247 207
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £331 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Median hourly rate - £47.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in West Sussex

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in West Sussex

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2005 in West Sussex

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in West Sussex

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Gatwick +2 1 £338 -7.53%
SQL Server 2005
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Sussex region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft