The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 144 185 188
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 4 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.84% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 16
Average daily rate £475 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.61% -11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £372 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £28.69 £90.00
% change year-on-year
+28.96% -68.12%
SQL Server 2000
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
856 1196 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.24% 23.55% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 955 1043
Average daily rate £475 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (60.00%) Clustering
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Migration
6 4 (40.00%) DTS
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) Replication
8 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) DTS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DBA
1 7 (70.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (30.00%) Production DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Senior DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Development DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Migration Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Development DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Development DBA
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Database Security
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft