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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 461 446 338
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -108
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 110 113 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 1.05% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 73 116
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£308 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £28.69 £50.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% +44.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - £25.00

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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
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 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 -13 98 £310 -6.76% 34
London +10 44 £350 -6.04% 10
South East -13 14 £300 -7.69% 6
East of England +2 12 £220 -18.51% 5
Wales - 10 £308 - 2
South Wales - 10 £308 - 2
Cardiff - 10 £308 -
City of London +6 9 £350 -8.49% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 9 £300 +20.00% 1
North East -6 9 £300 +20.00% 1
South West -13 7 £311 -6.39% 2
West Midlands +6 6 £263 -4.45% 2
Surrey +6 6 £300 -7.69% 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £215 -
Hertfordshire +1 5 £260 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 5 £311 +24.50%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £260 - 1
Bristol - 5 £311 -
Cambridge - 4 £210 -
Berkshire +3 3 £328 -20.60% 2
North West +2 3 £285 -32.94% 8
Kent - 3 £263 -
East Midlands +18 2 £295 +7.27%
West Yorkshire -9 2 £338 -15.62%
Yorkshire -17 2 £338 +4.65%
Hampshire -19 2 £230 -34.28% 2
Reading - 2 £325 -
Bedfordshire -12 1 £350 +32.07% 4
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £260 -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 207 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 155 (74.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 153 (73.91%) SQL
4 141 (68.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 99 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 87 (42.03%) .NET
7 85 (41.06%) Windows
8 81 (39.13%) C#
9 69 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 67 (32.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 66 (31.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 57 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 51 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (21.26%) XML
15 42 (20.29%) MS Excel
16 40 (19.32%) JavaScript
17 39 (18.84%) Web Services
18 38 (18.36%) ASP.NET
19 33 (15.94%) HTML
20 31 (14.98%) CRM
21 29 (14.01%) Visual Studio
22 27 (13.04%) Oracle
22 27 (13.04%) Active Directory
23 26 (12.56%) DTS
23 26 (12.56%) Windows XP
23 26 (12.56%) Team Foundation Server
24 24 (11.59%) Security Cleared
24 24 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
24 24 (11.59%) Clustering
25 23 (11.11%) BizTalk Server

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 23 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 22 (10.63%) IIS
3 12 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.38%) LiveCycle
7 7 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.93%) CMS
9 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (1.45%) Confluence
10 2 (0.97%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.48%) SAS
11 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 42 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.35%) MS Office
3 5 (2.42%) MS Project
4 3 (1.45%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) FastStats
5 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (8.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.66%) DNS
2 18 (8.70%) FTP
3 17 (8.21%) DHCP
4 12 (5.80%) Firewall
5 10 (4.83%) SAN
6 9 (4.35%) Intranet
6 9 (4.35%) Internet
7 7 (3.38%) HTTP
8 5 (2.42%) LAN
9 2 (0.97%) MPLS
9 2 (0.97%) CTI
9 2 (0.97%) VoIP
9 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.97%) VPN
10 1 (0.48%) VLAN
10 1 (0.48%) SMS
10 1 (0.48%) WAN
10 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 155 (74.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 141 (68.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 67 (32.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (31.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (12.56%) DTS
7 24 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (10.63%) MS Access
8 22 (10.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (9.18%) Oracle Database
11 14 (6.76%) Relational Database
12 12 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (4.35%) EDRMS
14 8 (3.86%) RDBMS
15 5 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 7
16 4 (1.93%) Data Mining
17 3 (1.45%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (14.01%) Visual Studio
2 26 (12.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (4.83%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.93%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.45%) Subversion
8 2 (0.97%) NUnit
8 2 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.97%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.97%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.48%) JIRA
9 1 (0.48%) FrontPage
9 1 (0.48%) MSTest
9 1 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.48%) Moq
9 1 (0.48%) Expression Web
9 1 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
General
1 22 (10.63%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.66%) Finance
3 16 (7.73%) Billing
4 7 (3.38%) Marketing
5 5 (2.42%) Back Office
5 5 (2.42%) Banking
6 4 (1.93%) Games
6 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.45%) Local Government
7 3 (1.45%) Retail
8 2 (0.97%) Front Office
8 2 (0.97%) Publishing
9 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (35.27%) Developer
2 41 (19.81%) DBA
3 36 (17.39%) SQL DBA
4 27 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 26 (12.56%) Analyst
6 17 (8.21%) SQL Server DBA
6 17 (8.21%) Administrator
7 16 (7.73%) Applications Support
7 16 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.28%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.80%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.31%) C# Developer
11 9 (4.35%) Programmer
12 7 (3.38%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (2.90%) Server Administrator
13 6 (2.90%) Support Analyst
14 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Developer
14 5 (2.42%) VB Programmer
14 5 (2.42%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (42.03%) .NET
2 44 (21.26%) XML
3 39 (18.84%) Web Services
4 38 (18.36%) ASP.NET
5 33 (15.94%) HTML
6 23 (11.11%) CSS
7 22 (10.63%) WCF
8 16 (7.73%) SOAP
9 15 (7.25%) .NET Framework
10 14 (6.76%) jQuery
11 12 (5.80%) DHTML
11 12 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (4.35%) Ajax
12 9 (4.35%) WinForms
13 8 (3.86%) ADO.NET
14 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (3.38%) XSLT
15 5 (2.42%) JSON
15 5 (2.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.59%) Clustering
2 21 (10.14%) Replication
3 20 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.76%) NHS
5 9 (4.35%) Open Source
5 9 (4.35%) IVR
6 7 (3.38%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.42%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.93%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.45%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.45%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.97%) W3C
10 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.97%) User Experience
10 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.48%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 85 (41.06%) Windows
2 57 (27.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 51 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (12.56%) Windows XP
5 19 (9.18%) Windows Vista
6 14 (6.76%) Windows 2000
7 10 (4.83%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.93%) Linux
9 4 (1.93%) UNIX
10 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) AIX
11 1 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.98%) CRM
2 21 (10.14%) ITIL
3 20 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (9.66%) Migration
3 20 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (7.73%) MVC
5 15 (7.25%) PRINCE2
5 15 (7.25%) OO
5 15 (7.25%) TDD
6 12 (5.80%) Change Management
6 12 (5.80%) Project Management
6 12 (5.80%) Database Security
7 11 (5.31%) Data Analysis
7 11 (5.31%) Scrum
8 10 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (4.83%) Workflow
8 10 (4.83%) Database Tuning
8 10 (4.83%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.35%) Waterfall
9 9 (4.35%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 153 (73.91%) SQL
2 81 (39.13%) C#
3 69 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 40 (19.32%) JavaScript
5 23 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 22 (10.63%) VBScript
7 21 (10.14%) VB
8 14 (6.76%) VB6
9 13 (6.28%) Java
10 11 (5.31%) PowerShell
10 11 (5.31%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.42%) VBA
12 2 (0.97%) PHP
12 2 (0.97%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.97%) C++
13 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.48%) Python
13 1 (0.48%) Delphi
13 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.90%) MCTS
5 5 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.42%) Degree
6 4 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.93%) CCNA
7 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.48%) MCITP
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.18%) QA
2 6 (2.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) WCAG
3 2 (0.97%) WAI
System Software
1 27 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.35%) vSphere
4 4 (1.93%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.93%) vCloud
5 3 (1.45%) DFS Replication
5 3 (1.45%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.48%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) XenServer
7 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (7.73%) SCCM
2 12 (5.80%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.83%) WSUS
4 7 (3.38%) SCOM
5 5 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.93%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 99 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.04%) Oracle
3 19 (9.18%) VMware
4 11 (5.31%) Citrix
5 8 (3.86%) Symantec
5 8 (3.86%) CA
5 8 (3.86%) IBM
6 7 (3.38%) Adobe
7 5 (2.42%) Altiris
7 5 (2.42%) Cisco
7 5 (2.42%) EMC
7 5 (2.42%) NetApp
8 4 (1.93%) Sophos
8 4 (1.93%) Veritas
8 4 (1.93%) Dell
8 4 (1.93%) Acronis
9 3 (1.45%) Google
9 3 (1.45%) Telerik
9 3 (1.45%) Red Gate
9 3 (1.45%) Apple
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