The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 18 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 Manchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 84 66 83
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.70% 2.80% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £338 £341
% change year-on-year
-5.18% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £17.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+124.28% -44.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
284 250 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.07% 25.91% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 118 174
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 22
Average hourly rate £20.35 £40.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% +86.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £17.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £190.00 £35.00
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 Manchester

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

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server 2000
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft