The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 85 79 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.083% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.55% 0.42% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate
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£305 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £331 £340
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.54 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +25.98%
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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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
314 237 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.87% 19.70% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 139 208
Average daily rate £324 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
Average hourly rate £20.25 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £29.75 £26.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) OO
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) Mentoring
3 11 (73.33%) OOD
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (26.67%) VB6
6 4 (26.67%) VB
6 4 (26.67%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Test-First Development
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (13.33%) HTML

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) C# Developer
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 12 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Report Writer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) OO
2 11 (73.33%) OOD
2 11 (73.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Test-First Development
6 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VB
3 4 (26.67%) VB6
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft