The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2000 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 436 404 398
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 159 171 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.38% 1.55% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 81 128
Average daily rate
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£343 £395 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% +16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +35.55%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11519 11040 11999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.05% 21.60% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7126 6737 7078
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 214 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend

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

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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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
England -42 134 £338 -15.62% 28
South East +2 46 £250 -37.50% 7
London +2 43 £388 -6.06% 8
Surrey +9 16 £225 - 2
Manchester +7 15 £320 - 7
North West +7 15 £320 +6.66% 8
Scotland -20 15 £270 -34.54% 3
North East -7 11 £327 +18.75%
Tyne and Wear -10 11 £327 -
Wales - 10 £470 -
Edinburgh - 10 £238 - 1
City of London +11 9 £394 -5.62% 3
Berkshire -3 7 £460 - 3
Hampshire -17 7 £349 -12.87%
East of England -27 7 £400 +14.28% 2
South Wales - 7 £468 -
Newport - 7 £468 -
South West -20 6 £250 -24.81%
Gloucestershire - 6 £250 -
Yorkshire -3 5 £100 -65.51% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £400 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £327 -
Reading +6 4 £500 - 2
Oxfordshire +1 4 £296 - 1
West Yorkshire -1 4 £100 -
Bradford +2 3 - -
Birmingham -2 3 £400 +60.00%
Cambridgeshire -8 3 £350 -
West Midlands -22 3 £400 +60.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £320 - 1

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 311 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 230 (73.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 226 (72.67%) SQL
4 214 (68.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 131 (42.12%) Windows
6 123 (39.55%) .NET
7 115 (36.98%) T-SQL
8 111 (35.69%) Microsoft
9 95 (30.55%) C#
10 91 (29.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 87 (27.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 75 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 64 (20.58%) Clustering
14 59 (18.97%) Security Cleared
15 56 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
16 54 (17.36%) ASP.NET
17 53 (17.04%) DTS
18 52 (16.72%) HTML
18 52 (16.72%) Performance Tuning
19 49 (15.76%) SQL Server 2012
20 46 (14.79%) VB
20 46 (14.79%) IIS
21 45 (14.47%) SharePoint
22 43 (13.83%) SC Cleared
23 42 (13.50%) Oracle
23 42 (13.50%) Replication
24 38 (12.22%) JavaScript
24 38 (12.22%) MS Excel
25 37 (11.90%) XML
26 34 (10.93%) Active Directory

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 46 (14.79%) IIS
2 45 (14.47%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.18%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.89%) Documentum
5 9 (2.89%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.57%) CMS
6 8 (2.57%) MS Project Server
7 6 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.96%) SAS
9 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.64%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.64%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 38 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.00%) MS Office
3 11 (3.54%) MS Project
4 8 (2.57%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.29%) FastStats
6 3 (0.96%) SPSS
7 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.82%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.40%) SAN
2 10 (3.22%) Network Security
3 8 (2.57%) DNS
4 6 (1.93%) DHCP
5 5 (1.61%) NAS
5 5 (1.61%) Internet
5 5 (1.61%) Firewall
6 3 (0.96%) VLAN
6 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.96%) Intranet
7 2 (0.64%) HTTP
7 2 (0.64%) LAN
7 2 (0.64%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 230 (73.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 214 (68.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 91 (29.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 87 (27.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (17.04%) DTS
7 49 (15.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (8.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (7.07%) Oracle Database
10 15 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (4.18%) MySQL
11 13 (4.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (3.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (3.22%) Relational Database
14 9 (2.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 9 (2.89%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (2.25%) MS Access
15 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (1.93%) EDRMS
17 5 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (7.07%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.57%) Expression Web
4 8 (2.57%) FrontPage
5 7 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (2.25%) MSBuild
5 7 (2.25%) NUnit
6 4 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.96%) Toad
7 3 (0.96%) Subversion
7 3 (0.96%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.32%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.32%) MorphX
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
General
1 26 (8.36%) Finance
2 11 (3.54%) Marketing
3 10 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.61%) Publishing
5 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Retail
7 2 (0.64%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 114 (36.66%) Developer
2 80 (25.72%) DBA
3 67 (21.54%) SQL DBA
4 37 (11.90%) SQL Developer
4 37 (11.90%) Applications Support
5 35 (11.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 31 (9.97%) Analyst
7 23 (7.40%) .NET Developer
8 21 (6.75%) Administrator
9 17 (5.47%) C# Developer
10 15 (4.82%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.86%) Oracle DBA
11 12 (3.86%) SharePoint Developer
11 12 (3.86%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.22%) Consultant
12 10 (3.22%) Programmer
12 10 (3.22%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (2.57%) Analyst Programmer
13 8 (2.57%) Server Support
13 8 (2.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (39.55%) .NET
2 54 (17.36%) ASP.NET
3 52 (16.72%) HTML
4 37 (11.90%) XML
5 31 (9.97%) CSS
6 27 (8.68%) Web Services
7 23 (7.40%) jQuery
8 21 (6.75%) COM+
9 17 (5.47%) Ajax
9 17 (5.47%) .NET Framework
10 16 (5.14%) WCF
11 13 (4.18%) Classic ASP
12 10 (3.22%) ADO.NET
13 9 (2.89%) XSLT
13 9 (2.89%) JSON
13 9 (2.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 8 (2.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (2.57%) MSMQ
14 8 (2.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.58%) Clustering
2 42 (13.50%) Replication
3 7 (2.25%) W3C
4 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
5 3 (0.96%) NHS
5 3 (0.96%) Statistics
6 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.64%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.32%) PMI
7 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.32%) Open Source
7 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 131 (42.12%) Windows
2 75 (24.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.54%) Windows XP
5 11 (3.54%) Windows Vista
6 9 (2.89%) Linux
7 8 (2.57%) AIX
7 8 (2.57%) Solaris
8 6 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.61%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.29%) UNIX
11 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.72%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (8.68%) OO
3 22 (7.07%) ITIL
4 19 (6.11%) Project Management
5 18 (5.79%) CRM
6 17 (5.47%) MVC
6 17 (5.47%) Database Security
7 16 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (4.50%) Migration
9 12 (3.86%) OOD
9 12 (3.86%) Workflow
9 12 (3.86%) ETL
10 11 (3.54%) Change Management
10 11 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.54%) Unit Testing
11 10 (3.22%) Load Balancing
11 10 (3.22%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.22%) OOA/OOD
11 10 (3.22%) PRINCE2
12 9 (2.89%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 226 (72.67%) SQL
2 115 (36.98%) T-SQL
3 95 (30.55%) C#
4 46 (14.79%) VB
5 38 (12.22%) JavaScript
6 33 (10.61%) VB6
7 28 (9.00%) VBScript
8 23 (7.40%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.11%) Java
10 13 (4.18%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.86%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.89%) VBA
13 4 (1.29%) Perl
14 3 (0.96%) X++
15 2 (0.64%) Korn
15 2 (0.64%) XPath
16 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 59 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 43 (13.83%) SC Cleared
3 32 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.47%) MCDBA
5 13 (4.18%) MCTS
6 12 (3.86%) MCITP
7 10 (3.22%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.57%) Degree
9 6 (1.93%) MCT
10 3 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.96%) MCSE
10 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.32%) MCSA
12 1 (0.32%) CCNA
12 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.32%) OCP
12 1 (0.32%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.54%) SLA
2 7 (2.25%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (10.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (2.89%) XenApp
5 8 (2.57%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.29%) vSphere
8 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.64%) XenServer
9 2 (0.64%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (2.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 9 (2.89%) SCOM
2 8 (2.57%) SCCM
2 8 (2.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (2.57%) Netcool
3 7 (2.25%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.93%) WSUS
5 5 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.29%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.29%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.29%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.64%) WMI
7 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.32%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (0.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 111 (35.69%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.50%) Oracle
3 26 (8.36%) VMware
4 18 (5.79%) Veritas
5 15 (4.82%) Citrix
6 11 (3.54%) Red Gate
7 10 (3.22%) HP
8 8 (2.57%) Business Objects
9 7 (2.25%) CA
9 7 (2.25%) Symantec
10 5 (1.61%) Cisco
11 3 (0.96%) NetApp
11 3 (0.96%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.96%) McAfee
11 3 (0.96%) Alterian
12 2 (0.64%) Remedy
12 2 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.64%) Dell
12 2 (0.64%) EMC
12 2 (0.64%) Avaya
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £291 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300-£325
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Epsom
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago