The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 115 124 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 -31  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 9 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.63% 1.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 2.70% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 28
Median daily rate £352 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.30% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £348 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £361 £325
% change year-on-year -3.11% +11.15%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 502 667 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 23.63% 23.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 479 500
Median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £680 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £15.75 £13.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £24.50 £35.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2005 in Yorkshire

SQL Server 2005
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +9 8 £354 +8.92% 6
SQL Server 2005
England

SQL Server 2005
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (60.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (53.33%) MVC
5 8 (53.33%) C#
5 8 (53.33%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (53.33%) MSMQ
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (46.67%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
6 7 (46.67%) OO
6 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) TDD
6 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
7 6 (40.00%) Software Architecture
7 6 (40.00%) SOLID
8 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (20.00%) Clustering
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Degree
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2005
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) FxCop
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) StyleCop
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) DBA
3 4 (26.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) C Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 8 (53.33%) MSMQ
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
2 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
2 7 (46.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) SOLID
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) High Availability
6 2 (13.33%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft