The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2000 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 68 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 1.19% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.97% 6.47% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate £365 £435 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.09% +55.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+36.52% -11.53%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
152 139 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.88% 18.39% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 74 64
Average daily rate £350 £360 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2000
North West

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the Cheshire region.

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the Cheshire region.

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -21 2 - -
Crewe - - - -
SQL Server 2000
North West

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2000 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2000.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SQL Server 2000 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Web Design
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware