The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 29 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 59 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.15% 0.45% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 94 120 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 13.78% 18.10% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 165 189
Median daily rate £400 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +22.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £590 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.11%  
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 Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in Wiltshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Wiltshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Wiltshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Swindon - 1 £350 -
SQL Server 2005
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (50.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) TestNG
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware