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 26 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 132 106
Rank change year-on-year +17 -26  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2005 4 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.47% 1.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 2.01% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 23
Median daily rate - £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.78%  
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 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 459 646 895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.81% 23.30% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 469 596
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £19.75 £16.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.74% -54.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 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
West Yorkshire +10 3 - - 6
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
SQL Server 2005
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
4 9 (69.23%) RDBMS
5 8 (61.54%) C#
5 8 (61.54%) OO
6 7 (53.85%) MSMQ
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
6 7 (53.85%) MVC
6 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
6 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (46.15%) SOLID
7 6 (46.15%) Software Architecture
7 6 (46.15%) TDD
8 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (23.08%) Degree
10 3 (23.08%) Finance
11 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
11 2 (15.38%) Coaching
11 2 (15.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Extranet
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) Relational Database
3 9 (69.23%) RDBMS
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (15.38%) OLAP
5 2 (15.38%) OLTP
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) Power BI
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (53.85%) Entity Framework
2 7 (53.85%) MSMQ
2 7 (53.85%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (15.38%) REST
3 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) WF
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) Software Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) SOLID
3 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) B2B
6 2 (15.38%) B2C
6 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) VB
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau