The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 466 431 352
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -79
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 93 125 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.94% 1.21% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 85 83
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £453 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £28.69 £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.49% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £39.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.90% +57.00%
SQL Server 2000
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
9925 10320 9301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.20% 22.28% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6486 6376 5698
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 175 219
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £29.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.05 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 32 £338 -10.00% 7
South East -33 16 £313 -7.40% 5
East of England +20 12 £220 -32.30%
West Midlands +4 12 £275 -6.38% 3
North East +6 8 £300 +22.44% 1
Yorkshire -16 5 £320 - 2
North West -17 4 £285 -21.91% 5
South West -7 3 £313 -3.84% 1
East Midlands +3 2 £295 +7.27%
SQL Server 2000
UK

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 178 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 126 (70.79%) SQL
3 120 (67.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 116 (65.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 94 (52.81%) Microsoft
6 79 (44.38%) Windows
7 76 (42.70%) .NET
8 67 (37.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 62 (34.83%) C#
10 57 (32.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 56 (31.46%) T-SQL
12 51 (28.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 44 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
15 36 (20.22%) ASP.NET
16 32 (17.98%) MS Excel
17 30 (16.85%) HTML
18 27 (15.17%) Visual Studio
18 27 (15.17%) Oracle
18 27 (15.17%) CRM
19 25 (14.04%) DTS
20 24 (13.48%) XML
21 23 (12.92%) CSS
21 23 (12.92%) VB
21 23 (12.92%) Windows XP
22 22 (12.36%) Active Directory
22 22 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
23 21 (11.80%) SQL Server 2012
23 21 (11.80%) VB.NET
23 21 (11.80%) IIS

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (11.80%) IIS
2 20 (11.24%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (6.18%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.62%) MS Exchange
5 8 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.93%) LiveCycle
7 6 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.25%) CMS
10 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (1.69%) Confluence
11 2 (1.12%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.06%) MS Office
3 6 (3.37%) MS Project
4 3 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (7.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.67%) DNS
2 17 (9.55%) FTP
3 16 (8.99%) DHCP
4 12 (6.74%) SAN
4 12 (6.74%) Internet
5 11 (6.18%) Firewall
6 10 (5.62%) Intranet
7 6 (3.37%) HTTP
7 6 (3.37%) LAN
8 2 (1.12%) VoIP
8 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.12%) VPN
8 2 (1.12%) CTI
8 2 (1.12%) MPLS
9 1 (0.56%) Wireless
9 1 (0.56%) VLAN
9 1 (0.56%) WAN
9 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 120 (67.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 116 (65.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 67 (37.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (32.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (14.04%) DTS
7 21 (11.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (11.24%) MS Access
8 20 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (10.11%) Oracle Database
9 18 (10.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
11 12 (6.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (6.18%) EDRMS
13 7 (3.93%) RDBMS
14 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 7
17 3 (1.69%) ReportNet
17 3 (1.69%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Visual Studio
2 22 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (3.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.25%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.25%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.69%) Subversion
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.12%) NUnit
7 2 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.12%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) MSTest
8 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.56%) Moq
8 1 (0.56%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 18 (10.11%) Finance
2 16 (8.99%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.87%) Billing
4 7 (3.93%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.37%) Local Government
6 4 (2.25%) Marketing
6 4 (2.25%) Games
6 4 (2.25%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 2 (1.12%) Automotive
7 2 (1.12%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (32.58%) Developer
2 32 (17.98%) DBA
3 27 (15.17%) SQL DBA
4 25 (14.04%) Analyst
5 16 (8.99%) SQL Developer
6 15 (8.43%) Applications Support
7 14 (7.87%) Administrator
8 12 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (6.18%) Programmer
10 9 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 8 (4.49%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.49%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.93%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Developer
12 7 (3.93%) VB Programmer
13 6 (3.37%) Support Analyst
14 5 (2.81%) Systems Support
14 5 (2.81%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (42.70%) .NET
2 36 (20.22%) ASP.NET
3 30 (16.85%) HTML
4 24 (13.48%) XML
5 23 (12.92%) CSS
6 21 (11.80%) Web Services
7 15 (8.43%) jQuery
8 13 (7.30%) .NET Framework
9 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (5.62%) Ajax
10 10 (5.62%) DHTML
11 9 (5.06%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (3.93%) XSLT
12 7 (3.93%) WCF
13 6 (3.37%) JSON
13 6 (3.37%) Application Packaging
13 6 (3.37%) ADO.NET
14 5 (2.81%) WinForms
14 5 (2.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Clustering
2 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.74%) Replication
4 9 (5.06%) Open Source
5 8 (4.49%) IVR
5 8 (4.49%) NHS
6 5 (2.81%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.81%) Data Extraction
7 4 (2.25%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.69%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.69%) Graphic Design
8 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.12%) W3C
9 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.12%) User Experience
10 1 (0.56%) Informatics
10 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 79 (44.38%) Windows
2 51 (28.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.92%) Windows XP
5 17 (9.55%) Windows Vista
6 13 (7.30%) Windows 2000
7 10 (5.62%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (5.06%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.69%) UNIX
9 3 (1.69%) Linux
9 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.17%) CRM
2 20 (11.24%) ITIL
2 20 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (10.11%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (8.99%) Migration
5 15 (8.43%) TDD
5 15 (8.43%) MVC
5 15 (8.43%) PRINCE2
6 14 (7.87%) OO
6 14 (7.87%) Project Management
7 13 (7.30%) Scrum
8 12 (6.74%) Data Analysis
9 11 (6.18%) Problem Management
9 11 (6.18%) Workflow
9 11 (6.18%) OOP
9 11 (6.18%) Database Security
10 10 (5.62%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.62%) Change Management
11 9 (5.06%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 126 (70.79%) SQL
2 62 (34.83%) C#
3 56 (31.46%) T-SQL
4 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.92%) VB
6 21 (11.80%) VB.NET
7 20 (11.24%) VBScript
8 16 (8.99%) VB6
9 13 (7.30%) Java
10 11 (6.18%) PL/SQL
10 11 (6.18%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.81%) VBA
12 2 (1.12%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.12%) PHP
12 2 (1.12%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) Delphi
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) Perl
13 1 (0.56%) Python
13 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.37%) Degree
3 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.81%) CCNA
3 5 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.69%) MCTS
5 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.56%) VCP4
6 1 (0.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.43%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) WCAG
3 2 (1.12%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.37%) vSphere
4 3 (1.69%) DFS Replication
4 3 (1.69%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.12%) vCloud
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
6 1 (0.56%) XenServer
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) NetBackup
1 11 (6.18%) WSUS
2 10 (5.62%) SCCM
3 5 (2.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.12%) SCOM
5 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 94 (52.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.17%) Oracle
3 20 (11.24%) VMware
4 9 (5.06%) IBM
5 8 (4.49%) Citrix
5 8 (4.49%) CA
6 7 (3.93%) Adobe
7 6 (3.37%) Cisco
7 6 (3.37%) NetApp
7 6 (3.37%) Symantec
8 5 (2.81%) Telerik
8 5 (2.81%) EMC
9 4 (2.25%) Altiris
9 4 (2.25%) Dell
10 3 (1.69%) Cognos
10 3 (1.69%) Google
10 3 (1.69%) Apple
11 2 (1.12%) Sophos
11 2 (1.12%) Primavera
11 2 (1.12%) Open Text
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