The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 63 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.61% 0.28% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.52% 1.72% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £250 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.95% -26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%
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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 North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
159 58 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.31% 16.48% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 36 39
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Average hourly rate £32.09 £9.75 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+229.29% -29.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £6.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £12.99 £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Clustering
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (53.33%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (46.67%) Coaching
7 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (40.00%) .NET
7 6 (40.00%) Veritas
7 6 (40.00%) Replication
8 5 (33.33%) VMware
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (26.67%) VB6
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (26.67%) VB
9 4 (26.67%) MCDBA
9 4 (26.67%) MCT
9 4 (26.67%) ActiveX
9 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 4 (26.67%) DCOM

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (26.67%) DTS
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (6.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Server Support
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Development DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Development DBA
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) DCOM
2 4 (26.67%) ActiveX
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Clustering
2 6 (40.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
1 7 (46.67%) Coaching
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (26.67%) VB6
3 4 (26.67%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) MCDBA
3 4 (26.67%) MCT
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Veritas
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) CA