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 30 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 129 120 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 3 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.037% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.17% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Average daily rate
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£285 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £425 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £25.00
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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
675 584 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.46% 21.88% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 332 363
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £39.30 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester - 1 £270 - 6
Cheshire - - - - 1
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England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) VBScript
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) Siebel
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) CosmoCom
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) CTI
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Actuate
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 1 (14.29%) XHTML
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) CTI
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) DTS
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Siebel Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Siebel Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Web Design
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) VBScript
3 3 (42.86%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Siebel
2 2 (28.57%) CosmoCom
2 2 (28.57%) Actuate
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix