The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 87 93 77
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 8 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.88% 1.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.37% 3.83% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 22
Median daily rate £354 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.92% +6.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £325 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £320
% change year-on-year -3.11% +12.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.25
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 337 444 538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 25.13% 22.96% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 324 358
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £17.33 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £23.00 £35.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in West Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leeds +1 6 £388 +19.23% 4
Halifax +2 2 £310 -4.61%
SQL Server 2005
Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
5 6 (50.00%) .NET
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) MSMQ
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (41.67%) Software Architecture
6 5 (41.67%) SOLID
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 3 (25.00%) Clustering
8 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
9 2 (16.67%) T-SQL

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) DBA
3 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
1 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 6 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 6 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) SOLID
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft