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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 496 441 382
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -59
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 99 138 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 1.17% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 91 110
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £295 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.77% -13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -29.28%

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
11512 11809 11205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.53% 22.84% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7643 7310 6680
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 £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 258 291
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -54 83 £350 - 28
London -16 39 £393 -1.87% 9
South East -17 14 £400 +9.58% 9
Cardiff -1 12 £308 - 1
South Wales -7 12 £308 - 1
Wales -17 12 £308 - 1
South West -21 11 £350 +3.70% 2
Berkshire +8 9 £400 +14.28% 1
City of London +11 7 £351 -12.37% 2
East of England -16 7 £250 -9.09% 3
Bristol - 6 £350 - 2
Hampshire -26 4 £340 -15.00% 4
Gloucestershire - 4 £313 -
Reading - 4 - - 1
North West -5 3 £300 +13.74% 2
West Midlands -10 3 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £311 - 1
North East - 3 £311 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £311 - 1
West Yorkshire -3 2 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire -8 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -12 2 £388 +34.78%
Yorkshire -20 2 £300 -7.69% 1
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
East Midlands -8 1 £135 -49.05% 1
Leeds -9 1 - - 1
Surrey -11 1 - - 2
Northamptonshire -21 1 £135 -49.05%
Birmingham - 1 £350 -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 240 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 184 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 169 (70.42%) SQL
4 165 (68.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 104 (43.33%) .NET
5 104 (43.33%) C#
6 102 (42.50%) Windows
7 96 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 65 (27.08%) T-SQL
8 65 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 58 (24.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 53 (22.08%) ASP.NET
12 47 (19.58%) XML
12 47 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (17.50%) HTML
14 41 (17.08%) Security Cleared
15 40 (16.67%) Clustering
16 36 (15.00%) MS Excel
17 35 (14.58%) Oracle
17 35 (14.58%) CRM
18 32 (13.33%) Web Services
19 31 (12.92%) JavaScript
19 31 (12.92%) VB
20 29 (12.08%) Java
20 29 (12.08%) IIS
20 29 (12.08%) DTS
20 29 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
21 28 (11.67%) VB6
22 27 (11.25%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 29 (12.08%) IIS
2 21 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.83%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.17%) CMS
6 10 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.33%) Documentum
8 7 (2.92%) LiveCycle
9 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (1.25%) SAS
9 3 (1.25%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.42%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.50%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) MS Project
4 3 (1.25%) FastStats
4 3 (1.25%) SPSS
5 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (7.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Maximo
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.50%) SAN
2 14 (5.83%) DNS
3 13 (5.42%) DHCP
4 8 (3.33%) Firewall
5 7 (2.92%) FTP
6 6 (2.50%) HTTP
6 6 (2.50%) Internet
7 3 (1.25%) Intranet
8 2 (0.83%) VoIP
8 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.83%) VPN
8 2 (0.83%) MPLS
8 2 (0.83%) CTI
9 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 184 (76.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 165 (68.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 65 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (24.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (12.08%) DTS
6 29 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (8.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (8.33%) Oracle Database
9 15 (6.25%) EDRMS
10 14 (5.83%) MS Access
10 14 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (4.17%) Relational Database
12 8 (3.33%) MySQL
12 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (2.50%) RDBMS
14 5 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (2.08%) Data Mining
15 4 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (7.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (1.67%) NUnit
6 3 (1.25%) FrontPage
6 3 (1.25%) Expression Web
7 2 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.83%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.83%) Subversion
8 1 (0.42%) MorphX
8 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.42%) MSTest
8 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.42%) Moq
8 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.42%) Toad
8 1 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
General
1 22 (9.17%) Finance
2 14 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.75%) Billing
4 7 (2.92%) Marketing
5 6 (2.50%) Banking
6 5 (2.08%) Back Office
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Publishing
7 2 (0.83%) Games
7 2 (0.83%) Local Government
7 2 (0.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (36.25%) Developer
2 49 (20.42%) DBA
3 46 (19.17%) SQL DBA
4 35 (14.58%) Analyst
5 32 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 25 (10.42%) .NET Developer
7 23 (9.58%) Applications Support
8 22 (9.17%) C# Developer
9 21 (8.75%) SQL Server DBA
10 15 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
11 14 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.83%) Administrator
12 11 (4.58%) Programmer
12 11 (4.58%) Support Analyst
13 9 (3.75%) Analyst Programmer
14 8 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 7 (2.92%) Software Developer
15 7 (2.92%) Support Engineer
15 7 (2.92%) Senior Developer
15 7 (2.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (43.33%) .NET
2 53 (22.08%) ASP.NET
3 47 (19.58%) XML
4 42 (17.50%) HTML
5 32 (13.33%) Web Services
6 26 (10.83%) CSS
7 23 (9.58%) WCF
8 17 (7.08%) .NET Framework
8 17 (7.08%) COM+
9 15 (6.25%) SOAP
10 14 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (5.00%) jQuery
12 9 (3.75%) JSON
13 8 (3.33%) XSLT
13 8 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (3.33%) Ajax
14 5 (2.08%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (2.08%) ADO.NET
14 5 (2.08%) Classic ASP
15 4 (1.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.67%) Clustering
2 23 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.33%) Replication
4 12 (5.00%) NHS
5 9 (3.75%) Open Source
6 8 (3.33%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.50%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.08%) W3C
9 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.67%) IVR
10 3 (1.25%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.25%) Statistics
11 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.83%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.42%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.42%) Informatics
12 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 102 (42.50%) Windows
2 64 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 11 (4.58%) Windows Vista
6 10 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 9 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.92%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.67%) Linux
9 4 (1.67%) UNIX
9 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.83%) AIX
12 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.58%) CRM
2 24 (10.00%) OO
2 24 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (7.92%) TDD
4 19 (7.92%) Migration
5 18 (7.50%) ITIL
6 17 (7.08%) Mentoring
7 16 (6.67%) MVC
8 15 (6.25%) Change Management
9 14 (5.83%) Workflow
10 13 (5.42%) Project Management
10 13 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.00%) Scrum
11 12 (5.00%) Data Analysis
12 11 (4.58%) Performance Management
12 11 (4.58%) Load Balancing
12 11 (4.58%) Database Security
12 11 (4.58%) PRINCE2
12 11 (4.58%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 169 (70.42%) SQL
2 104 (43.33%) C#
3 65 (27.08%) T-SQL
4 31 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 31 (12.92%) VB
5 29 (12.08%) Java
6 28 (11.67%) VB6
7 25 (10.42%) VB.NET
8 21 (8.75%) VBScript
9 12 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.17%) VBA
11 2 (0.83%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.83%) PHP
11 2 (0.83%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) X++
12 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.42%) XAML
12 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (17.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.17%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.83%) MCTS
5 8 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.50%) MCDBA
7 5 (2.08%) MCITP
7 5 (2.08%) Degree
8 2 (0.83%) MCT
8 2 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) MCSE
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.83%) QA
2 8 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) WCAG
3 2 (0.83%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.75%) vSphere
3 7 (2.92%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.08%) vCloud
5 3 (1.25%) DFS Replication
5 3 (1.25%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (4.58%) SCCM
2 9 (3.75%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.92%) SCOM
4 5 (2.08%) WSUS
4 5 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 96 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.58%) Oracle
3 15 (6.25%) VMware
4 10 (4.17%) Red Gate
5 9 (3.75%) Citrix
6 8 (3.33%) Veritas
6 8 (3.33%) Symantec
7 7 (2.92%) CA
7 7 (2.92%) Adobe
8 5 (2.08%) Acronis
8 5 (2.08%) Sophos
8 5 (2.08%) EMC
9 4 (1.67%) IBM
9 4 (1.67%) Dell
9 4 (1.67%) Altiris
10 3 (1.25%) Alterian
10 3 (1.25%) Cognos
10 3 (1.25%) Siebel
11 2 (0.83%) NetApp
11 2 (0.83%) CosmoCom
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