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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 566 499 446
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -53
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 58 117 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 1.03% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 83 92
Average daily rate £375 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £409 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £28.69 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.96% -36.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £28.69 -
% change year-on-year
+28.96% -

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
11434 11313 11415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.21% 21.90% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7701 7322 6923
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 170 226
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -79 56 £381 +22.98% 9
London -16 25 £423 +20.71% 6
West Yorkshire -3 8 - -
Yorkshire -7 8 - -
Leeds - 8 - -
North West -7 6 £350 +22.89%
Manchester -11 6 £350 +29.72%
East of England -6 5 £425 +93.18%
City of London +36 4 £475 +35.61% 1
South East -15 4 £388 +29.16%
West Midlands -16 4 £363 +31.81% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £425 +97.67%
Hampshire +5 3 £425 +84.78%
Bristol -2 3 £375 +20.48%
Cambridge -6 3 £425 +102.38%
South West -6 3 £375 +20.48% 2
Glasgow - 2 £375 - 3
Scotland - 2 £375 - 4
Suffolk - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Warwickshire +1 1 - -
Birmingham -4 1 £350 +27.27%
Coventry -8 1 £375 +42.72% 1
East Midlands -8 1 £450 +52.54%
Kent -10 1 £250 -4.76%
Solihull - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Havant - 1 £425 -
Southampton - 1 £350 -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 98 (75.38%) SQL
3 94 (72.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 91 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (49.23%) Microsoft
6 58 (44.62%) T-SQL
7 52 (40.00%) Windows
7 52 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 44 (33.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 42 (32.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (31.54%) .NET
11 36 (27.69%) MS Excel
12 32 (24.62%) Windows Server
13 29 (22.31%) C#
14 26 (20.00%) Clustering
15 22 (16.92%) ITIL
15 22 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (15.38%) DTS
16 20 (15.38%) Finance
17 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
18 18 (13.85%) XML
19 17 (13.08%) ASP.NET
19 17 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 16 (12.31%) Replication
20 16 (12.31%) Oracle
20 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
21 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
21 15 (11.54%) JavaScript
21 15 (11.54%) Change Management

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (10.77%) IIS
2 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.08%) ArcGIS
3 4 (3.08%) ArcSDE
3 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.08%) Confluence
3 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.31%) JBoss
5 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.77%) JRun
Applications
1 36 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
3 4 (3.08%) ArcView
4 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.77%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.08%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) DNS
2 7 (5.38%) DHCP
3 6 (4.62%) Intranet
4 5 (3.85%) Internet
5 4 (3.08%) SAN
6 3 (2.31%) FTP
7 2 (1.54%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.54%) LDAP
7 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.54%) VLAN
8 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 94 (72.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 91 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 52 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (33.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (32.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (15.38%) DTS
8 17 (13.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (6.92%) Oracle Database
10 9 (6.92%) Relational Database
11 7 (5.38%) OLAP
12 6 (4.62%) RDBMS
13 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (3.08%) GIS
14 4 (3.08%) MS Access
14 4 (3.08%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (3.08%) Oracle9i Database
14 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.85%) NUnit
2 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.85%) Subversion
3 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.08%) JIRA
4 3 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.54%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.77%) Moq
6 1 (0.77%) MorphX
6 1 (0.77%) MSTest
6 1 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.77%) Toad
6 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 20 (15.38%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Marketing
3 7 (5.38%) Back Office
4 6 (4.62%) Banking
5 4 (3.08%) Games
6 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.31%) Law
6 3 (2.31%) Retail
6 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.54%) Legal
7 2 (1.54%) Local Government
8 1 (0.77%) Automotive
8 1 (0.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 60 (46.15%) DBA
2 59 (45.38%) SQL DBA
3 40 (30.77%) Developer
4 34 (26.15%) SQL Server DBA
5 18 (13.85%) Administrator
6 16 (12.31%) SQL Developer
7 13 (10.00%) Analyst
8 11 (8.46%) Applications Support
9 10 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
9 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
10 9 (6.92%) Server Support
11 8 (6.15%) .NET Developer
12 7 (5.38%) Consultant
12 7 (5.38%) Senior DBA
12 7 (5.38%) Senior SQL DBA
13 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Developer
14 5 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
14 5 (3.85%) C# Developer
14 5 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
14 5 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (31.54%) .NET
2 18 (13.85%) XML
3 17 (13.08%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.23%) HTML
5 11 (8.46%) jQuery
6 9 (6.92%) Web Services
7 8 (6.15%) Classic ASP
8 7 (5.38%) CSS
8 7 (5.38%) MDX
9 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.85%) ADO.NET
9 5 (3.85%) Ajax
10 4 (3.08%) SOAP
11 3 (2.31%) DHTML
11 3 (2.31%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.31%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (2.31%) WCF
11 3 (2.31%) WinForms
12 2 (1.54%) WPF
12 2 (1.54%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.00%) Clustering
2 16 (12.31%) Replication
3 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.08%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.77%) CMDB
7 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.00%) Windows
2 32 (24.62%) Windows Server
3 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.92%) Linux
6 6 (4.62%) Unix
6 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.31%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.77%) AIX
10 1 (0.77%) Android
10 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.77%) Solaris
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.92%) ITIL
1 22 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (11.54%) Change Management
3 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (10.00%) Migration
5 12 (9.23%) Project Management
5 12 (9.23%) Release Management
5 12 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (7.69%) Direct Marketing
6 10 (7.69%) High Availability
6 10 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (6.92%) Data Modelling
7 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.15%) ETL
9 7 (5.38%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (5.38%) Web Development
10 6 (4.62%) TDD
10 6 (4.62%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 98 (75.38%) SQL
2 58 (44.62%) T-SQL
3 29 (22.31%) C#
4 19 (14.62%) PowerShell
5 15 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.23%) VBA
7 11 (8.46%) VB.NET
8 10 (7.69%) VB
8 10 (7.69%) VBScript
9 5 (3.85%) Java
10 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.54%) C++
11 2 (1.54%) Perl
11 2 (1.54%) Python
11 2 (1.54%) VB6
12 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.77%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.08%) Degree
5 3 (2.31%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.31%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) MCITP
6 2 (1.54%) MCDBA
6 2 (1.54%) MCSA
6 2 (1.54%) MCSE
6 2 (1.54%) MCT
6 2 (1.54%) MCTS
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Perfmon
1 4 (3.08%) SCCM
1 4 (3.08%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.77%) MOM
3 1 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.31%) Oracle
3 11 (8.46%) VMware
4 4 (3.08%) EPiServer
4 4 (3.08%) ESRI
4 4 (3.08%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.08%) Remedy
5 3 (2.31%) BMC
5 3 (2.31%) Informatica
5 3 (2.31%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.31%) Tableau
5 3 (2.31%) Veritas
6 2 (1.54%) Capita
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (0.77%) Adobe
7 1 (0.77%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.77%) CA
7 1 (0.77%) Sybase
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