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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 161 197 200
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.092% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.36% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
Average daily rate £525 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.60 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -16.95%
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
875 1390 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.24% 25.54% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1096 1041
Average daily rate £490 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) DTS
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) DTS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior DBA
1 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL DBA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Development DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Production DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Development DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Development DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Production DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V