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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2005
South West / Wiltshire
Rank - 61 55
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire - 0.15% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.83% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £1,846 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +395.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year -3.11% +11.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 61 121 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 9.53% 18.56% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 82 62
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in Wiltshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Wiltshire