The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 122 102 86
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 2 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.81% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 3.34% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £24.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -34.00%
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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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
584 599 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.97% 24.25% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 292 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.33 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (85.71%) C#
4 11 (78.57%) .NET
5 8 (57.14%) MS Office
5 8 (57.14%) VBA
5 8 (57.14%) CMS
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Web Services
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 2 (14.29%) MVC
10 2 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
11 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 1 (7.14%) JSON
11 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
11 1 (7.14%) WCF
11 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (57.14%) CMS
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project Server
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQLite
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Applications Support
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microstrategy Developer
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) WinForms
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
2 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.14%) Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (7.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) VBA
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle