The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 357 350 327
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 46 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.90% 1.22% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 33
Average daily rate
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£360 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £318 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £24.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -29.28%
SQL Server 2000
England

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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5097 5513 4760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.40% 23.17% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3705 3860 3323
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 48
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% +19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.50 £48.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
City of London -8 9 £350 -12.43% 2
SQL Server 2000
England

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (76.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 54 (71.05%) SQL
4 52 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 35 (46.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (44.74%) Windows
8 31 (40.79%) .NET
9 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (34.21%) C#
11 25 (32.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (30.26%) T-SQL
13 23 (30.26%) CRM
13 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
14 19 (25.00%) Windows XP
15 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
16 15 (19.74%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (18.42%) Finance
17 14 (18.42%) MS Access
17 14 (18.42%) Billing
17 14 (18.42%) Windows Vista
17 14 (18.42%) QA
18 12 (15.79%) Web Services
19 11 (14.47%) Oracle
19 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 10 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
20 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
20 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
21 9 (11.84%) XML

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (19.74%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (30.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) FTP
1 6 (7.89%) HTTP
2 5 (6.58%) Internet
3 3 (3.95%) Intranet
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 2 (2.63%) DNS
4 2 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 58 (76.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 52 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (46.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (32.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (18.42%) MS Access
7 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (10.53%) DTS
9 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
10 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (9.21%) RDBMS
11 6 (7.89%) EDRMS
11 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
12 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (3.95%) ReportNet
13 3 (3.95%) Cognos Powerplay
13 3 (3.95%) Cognos Query Studio
13 3 (3.95%) Cognos Analysis Studio
13 3 (3.95%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.95%) Expression Web
3 3 (3.95%) FrontPage
4 2 (2.63%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.32%) Moq
5 1 (1.32%) MSTest
5 1 (1.32%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.32%) NUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.32%) MorphX
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
1 14 (18.42%) Billing
2 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Local Government
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
5 2 (2.63%) Publishing
5 2 (2.63%) Games
5 2 (2.63%) Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Front Office
6 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) DBA
2 21 (27.63%) Developer
3 20 (26.32%) SQL DBA
4 14 (18.42%) Applications Support
5 13 (17.11%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (10.53%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) SCCM Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) SCCM Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) Applications Manager
9 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Cognos Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) .NET
2 12 (15.79%) Web Services
3 9 (11.84%) XML
4 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 7 (9.21%) CSS
5 7 (9.21%) WCF
5 7 (9.21%) HTML
6 4 (5.26%) XSLT
7 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.63%) XHTML
8 2 (2.63%) XML Schema
8 2 (2.63%) SOAP
8 2 (2.63%) LINQ
8 2 (2.63%) jQuery
8 2 (2.63%) HTML5
9 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.32%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (1.32%) Ninject
9 1 (1.32%) REST
9 1 (1.32%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) IVR
3 6 (7.89%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) Replication
5 4 (5.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.63%) W3C
6 2 (2.63%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.32%) Open Source
7 1 (1.32%) User Experience
7 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Windows
2 28 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 14 (18.42%) Windows Vista
6 4 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.95%) UNIX
7 3 (3.95%) Linux
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.32%) AIX
9 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) CRM
2 8 (10.53%) Database Security
2 8 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (9.21%) ITIL
4 6 (7.89%) OO
4 6 (7.89%) Workflow
5 5 (6.58%) Migration
5 5 (6.58%) OOP
6 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.26%) Direct Marketing
6 4 (5.26%) Change Management
6 4 (5.26%) Database Tuning
7 3 (3.95%) High Availability
7 3 (3.95%) Data Transformation
7 3 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.95%) SOA
7 3 (3.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) SQL
2 26 (34.21%) C#
3 23 (30.26%) T-SQL
4 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.95%) Java
6 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.63%) VBScript
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.32%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) VB6
8 1 (1.32%) X++
8 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) MCSE
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.32%) MCITP
1 1 (1.32%) Degree
1 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) WCAG
2 2 (2.63%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) XenApp
3 1 (1.32%) XenServer
3 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.47%) Oracle
3 5 (6.58%) Citrix
3 5 (6.58%) Altiris
4 3 (3.95%) Cognos
5 2 (2.63%) Red Gate
5 2 (2.63%) Open Text
5 2 (2.63%) RedDot
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Telerik
6 1 (1.32%) Splunk
6 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.32%) Sage
6 1 (1.32%) webMethods
6 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.32%) EMC