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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2000 over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 610 541 464
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -77
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 41 105 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.79% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 70 105
Median daily rate £360 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £259 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £432 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.41% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £28.25 £34.03 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.97% +60.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £29.61 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £38.45 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £34.03 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.97% +4.69%

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
12104 13209 12032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.41% 23.14% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8056 8627 7434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 191 201
Median hourly rate £29.94 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -73 38 £360 +2.85% 12
London -29 12 £388 +3.33% 1
North West +4 5 £325 -6.47% 2
East of England +18 4 £295 -15.71%
South East +9 4 £375 +7.14% 3
North East -35 4 £268 - 1
Merseyside - 4 - -
South West -4 3 £375 +13.20% 4
Yorkshire -7 3 £394 +3.34% 1
West Midlands -36 3 - -
Tyne and Wear -52 3 £285 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Belfast - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £285 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £225 -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Bromley -5 2 - -
West Yorkshire -5 2 £351 -8.06%
Leeds -8 2 £351 -9.54%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £225 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £381 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +23 1 £400 +53.84%
North Yorkshire +2 1 £438 -20.45%
Berkshire -1 1 - -
Manchester -4 1 £325 -28.57%
Warwickshire -6 1 - -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2000 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (82.35%) SQL
3 57 (67.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 54 (63.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (56.47%) T-SQL
6 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
7 29 (34.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (31.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (25.88%) Windows
10 21 (24.71%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (18.82%) .NET
11 16 (18.82%) Clustering
12 15 (17.65%) Migration
12 15 (17.65%) Finance
12 15 (17.65%) Degree
13 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (15.29%) Replication
14 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (15.29%) High Availability
15 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (14.12%) C#
16 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
16 11 (12.94%) VMware
17 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
17 10 (11.76%) HP
17 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.24%) IIS
3 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.35%) SAS
5 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.18%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) ArcView
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) DNS
2 4 (4.71%) DHCP
3 3 (3.53%) SAN
4 2 (2.35%) Internet
4 2 (2.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (67.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 54 (63.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (34.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (31.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (18.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (10.59%) Data Mining
11 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
13 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
14 4 (4.71%) DTS
15 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
15 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.18%) FxCop
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.18%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.18%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Law
3 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) DBA
2 43 (50.59%) SQL DBA
3 28 (32.94%) Developer
4 15 (17.65%) SQL Server DBA
5 14 (16.47%) SQL Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Administrator
7 8 (9.41%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Production DBA
8 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Database Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) SQL Database Developer
9 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Production DBA
10 3 (3.53%) Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Data Migration Developer
10 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared DBA
10 3 (3.53%) T-SQL Developer
11 2 (2.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) .NET
2 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.41%) Web Services
4 6 (7.06%) CSS
4 6 (7.06%) HTML
5 5 (5.88%) XML
6 4 (4.71%) jQuery
7 3 (3.53%) Classic ASP
7 3 (3.53%) WCF
8 2 (2.35%) Ajax
9 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.18%) JSON
9 1 (1.18%) MDX
9 1 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (1.18%) RESTful
9 1 (1.18%) WF
9 1 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Clustering
2 13 (15.29%) Replication
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) NHS
6 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) MVS
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.18%) Android
7 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (17.65%) Migration
3 13 (15.29%) High Availability
4 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.59%) Change Management
5 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.59%) ITIL
5 9 (10.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (9.41%) Coaching
6 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.24%) ETL
7 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.06%) Information Management
8 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.06%) QMS
8 6 (7.06%) Quality Management
8 6 (7.06%) Release Management
8 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.88%) Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 70 (82.35%) SQL
2 48 (56.47%) T-SQL
3 12 (14.12%) C#
4 10 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.35%) C
6 2 (2.35%) C++
6 2 (2.35%) Java
6 2 (2.35%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.35%) R
6 2 (2.35%) VB
6 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.35%) VBScript
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.24%) MCSE
6 6 (7.06%) MCDBA
7 4 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (4.71%) MCITP
8 2 (2.35%) HND
8 2 (2.35%) MCP
8 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 6 (7.06%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) vSphere
3 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Perfmon
2 5 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) SCCM
4 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.18%) Simpana
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) VMware
3 10 (11.76%) HP
4 8 (9.41%) Oracle
4 8 (9.41%) ServiceNow
5 6 (7.06%) Meridio
6 3 (3.53%) Citrix
6 3 (3.53%) iManage
7 2 (2.35%) Capita
7 2 (2.35%) Civica
7 2 (2.35%) CommVault
7 2 (2.35%) Dell
8 1 (1.18%) Altiris
8 1 (1.18%) Cognos
8 1 (1.18%) Compuware
8 1 (1.18%) ESRI
8 1 (1.18%) Recommind
8 1 (1.18%) RedGate
8 1 (1.18%) Reuters
8 1 (1.18%) SmartStream