The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank - 152 134
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.66% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.60 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -16.95%
SQL Server 2000
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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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
799 916 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.85% 23.60% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 545 374
Average daily rate £375 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 22
Average hourly rate £33.75 £42.50 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +13.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £46.09 £136.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server 2000
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (16.67%) MS Access
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
1 6 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft