The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 491 410 393
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -17
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 131 176 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 1.49% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 114 121
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£325 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11938 11785 12320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.82% 22.29% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7527 7295 7043
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 197 320
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.45 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £44.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -53 110 £325 -16.66% 36
South East +1 39 £265 -33.75% 11
London -36 36 £375 -6.25% 7
North West +3 14 £300 +13.74% 4
Scotland -5 13 £270 -12.90% 1
Manchester +5 12 £291 -17.00% 3
East of England -21 12 £388 +10.71% 4
Surrey - 12 £219 - 2
Berkshire +10 10 £400 +60.00% 4
Edinburgh - 9 £225 -
Hertfordshire -12 8 £400 +14.28% 4
Reading +12 7 £438 +90.21% 1
Hampshire -23 7 £307 -23.31% 2
City of London 0 6 £325 -27.77% 2
South West -29 6 £250 -25.92% 1
Wales - 6 £465 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £388 +29.16%
South Wales - 4 £445 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £296 - 2
Birmingham -9 3 £425 +70.00%
Glasgow -16 3 £325 +6.55%
West Midlands -19 3 £425 +70.00% 1
Newport - 3 £455 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £320 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £320 - 1
Leeds +5 1 £100 - 2
West Yorkshire -11 1 £100 -44.44% 6
Yorkshire -24 1 £100 -60.78% 8

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 275 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 210 (76.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 204 (74.18%) SQL
4 185 (67.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 119 (43.27%) Windows
6 107 (38.91%) .NET
7 100 (36.36%) Microsoft
8 98 (35.64%) T-SQL
9 84 (30.55%) C#
10 80 (29.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 80 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 68 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 59 (21.45%) Clustering
13 58 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 50 (18.18%) ASP.NET
15 49 (17.82%) Security Cleared
16 47 (17.09%) VB
17 46 (16.73%) HTML
18 45 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
19 44 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
19 44 (16.00%) DTS
20 37 (13.45%) XML
21 36 (13.09%) MS Excel
22 35 (12.73%) IIS
23 34 (12.36%) Oracle
23 34 (12.36%) SharePoint
23 34 (12.36%) SC Cleared
24 33 (12.00%) VB6
25 32 (11.64%) JavaScript
26 30 (10.91%) VBScript

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 35 (12.73%) IIS
2 34 (12.36%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.09%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.27%) Documentum
7 8 (2.91%) CMS
7 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.45%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.09%) SAS
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.73%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.73%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.64%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) MS Project
3 4 (1.45%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.09%) FastStats
4 3 (1.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.64%) SAN
2 12 (4.36%) DNS
3 10 (3.64%) DHCP
4 9 (3.27%) Network Security
5 7 (2.55%) Firewall
6 5 (1.82%) Internet
7 3 (1.09%) Intranet
8 2 (0.73%) FTP
8 2 (0.73%) HTTP
8 2 (0.73%) NAS
9 1 (0.36%) VLAN
9 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.36%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 210 (76.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 185 (67.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 80 (29.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (16.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 44 (16.00%) DTS
7 26 (9.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (6.55%) Oracle Database
9 14 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (4.73%) MySQL
11 11 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (3.27%) Relational Database
13 9 (3.27%) Oracle9i Database
14 7 (2.55%) MS Access
14 7 (2.55%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (2.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 6 (2.18%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 21 (7.64%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.55%) Expression Web
4 7 (2.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (2.55%) NUnit
4 7 (2.55%) FrontPage
5 6 (2.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (2.18%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.09%) Toad
6 3 (1.09%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.09%) Subversion
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.36%) MorphX
General
1 21 (7.64%) Finance
2 14 (5.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.27%) Marketing
4 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.09%) Advertising
5 3 (1.09%) Banking
6 2 (0.73%) Law
6 2 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (33.82%) Developer
2 75 (27.27%) DBA
3 66 (24.00%) SQL DBA
4 37 (13.45%) SQL Server DBA
5 30 (10.91%) SQL Developer
6 29 (10.55%) Analyst
6 29 (10.55%) Applications Support
7 21 (7.64%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.91%) Administrator
9 17 (6.18%) C# Developer
10 13 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (4.36%) Support Analyst
12 10 (3.64%) Programmer
13 8 (2.91%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.91%) Analyst Programmer
13 8 (2.91%) Technical Support
13 8 (2.91%) Oracle DBA
14 7 (2.55%) Team Leader
14 7 (2.55%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (38.91%) .NET
2 50 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 46 (16.73%) HTML
4 37 (13.45%) XML
5 23 (8.36%) CSS
6 21 (7.64%) COM+
6 21 (7.64%) Web Services
7 17 (6.18%) .NET Framework
7 17 (6.18%) jQuery
8 14 (5.09%) Ajax
9 13 (4.73%) Classic ASP
10 10 (3.64%) WCF
11 9 (3.27%) JSON
11 9 (3.27%) ADO.NET
12 8 (2.91%) MSMQ
12 8 (2.91%) XSLT
13 7 (2.55%) Middleware
13 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.45%) Clustering
2 30 (10.91%) Replication
3 17 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.91%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.55%) W3C
6 4 (1.45%) NHS
7 3 (1.09%) Statistics
8 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.36%) Open Source
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 119 (43.27%) Windows
2 68 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 58 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.73%) Windows XP
6 9 (3.27%) Windows 2000
6 9 (3.27%) Windows Vista
7 7 (2.55%) UNIX
8 6 (2.18%) AIX
8 6 (2.18%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.82%) Solaris
9 5 (1.82%) Linux
10 4 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE
11 1 (0.36%) HPUX
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (8.00%) OO
3 20 (7.27%) Mentoring
4 19 (6.91%) ITIL
4 19 (6.91%) MVC
5 17 (6.18%) CRM
6 16 (5.82%) Project Management
6 16 (5.82%) Database Security
7 15 (5.45%) Migration
7 15 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (4.36%) Change Management
9 12 (4.36%) Unit Testing
10 11 (4.00%) OOD
11 10 (3.64%) PRINCE2
11 10 (3.64%) Use Case
12 9 (3.27%) Load Balancing
12 9 (3.27%) Performance Management
12 9 (3.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 204 (74.18%) SQL
2 98 (35.64%) T-SQL
3 84 (30.55%) C#
4 47 (17.09%) VB
5 33 (12.00%) VB6
6 32 (11.64%) JavaScript
7 30 (10.91%) VBScript
8 26 (9.45%) VB.NET
9 20 (7.27%) Java
10 16 (5.82%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.27%) VBA
11 9 (3.27%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.82%) Perl
13 3 (1.09%) X++
14 2 (0.73%) Korn
14 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.36%) XAML
15 1 (0.36%) PHP
15 1 (0.36%) Python
15 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.36%) SC Cleared
3 30 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.09%) MCDBA
4 14 (5.09%) MCTS
5 12 (4.36%) MCITP
6 11 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.18%) Degree
8 4 (1.45%) MCT
9 3 (1.09%) MCSE
10 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.36%) MCSA
11 1 (0.36%) CCNA
11 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.36%) OCP
11 1 (0.36%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.27%) QA
2 8 (2.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.64%) VMware ESX
3 9 (3.27%) vSphere
4 8 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.82%) vCloud
7 4 (1.45%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.09%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.73%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.73%) XenApp
10 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.00%) SCCM
2 10 (3.64%) SCOM
3 9 (3.27%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.55%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (2.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.82%) Netcool
7 4 (1.45%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.73%) WMI
8 2 (0.73%) WSUS
8 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.36%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.36%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 100 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 34 (12.36%) Oracle
3 20 (7.27%) VMware
4 17 (6.18%) Veritas
5 14 (5.09%) Red Gate
6 13 (4.73%) Citrix
7 10 (3.64%) Symantec
8 6 (2.18%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.82%) Cisco
9 5 (1.82%) Sophos
9 5 (1.82%) Acronis
10 4 (1.45%) Altiris
10 4 (1.45%) HP
11 3 (1.09%) Dell
11 3 (1.09%) EMC
11 3 (1.09%) CA
11 3 (1.09%) Alterian
11 3 (1.09%) NetApp
11 3 (1.09%) McAfee
12 2 (0.73%) Remedy
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