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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 532 393 390
Rank change year-on-year
-139 -3
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 97 190 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.81% 1.59% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 129 101
Average daily rate
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£328 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
11925 11933 11767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.46% 22.66% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7761 7337 6832
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 231 320
Average hourly rate £31.20 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.40 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -114 87 £330 -12.00% 27
London -30 34 £350 -12.50% 5
South East -12 26 £339 -15.18% 6
East of England -24 11 £300 -7.69% 3
Berkshire +18 10 £400 +60.00% 3
City of London 0 7 £325 -18.75% 3
North West -8 7 £300 +13.74% 3
Hampshire -32 7 £349 -12.87% 1
Reading +19 6 £438 +90.21% 2
Scotland -10 6 £290 -3.33%
West Midlands -16 6 £400 +60.00% 3
Hertfordshire -22 5 - - 1
South West -32 5 £250 -25.92% 1
Birmingham -2 4 £400 +60.00% 1
Edinburgh -3 4 £250 -13.79%
Manchester -5 4 £305 -12.78% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 £250 -
Surrey -2 3 £225 +4.65% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £388 +34.78%
Cardiff -4 2 £316 -
Milton Keynes -6 2 £320 +10.34% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £320 +10.34% 1
South Wales -10 2 £316 -
Glasgow -12 2 £318 +4.09%
Wales -23 2 £316 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £296 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
East Midlands -11 1 £135 -49.05% 1
Northamptonshire -12 1 £135 -49.05%

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 244 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 192 (78.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 178 (72.95%) SQL
4 151 (61.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 107 (43.85%) Windows
6 106 (43.44%) .NET
7 97 (39.75%) Microsoft
8 92 (37.70%) C#
9 73 (29.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (29.51%) T-SQL
11 68 (27.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 63 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 56 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
14 52 (21.31%) ASP.NET
15 47 (19.26%) Clustering
16 45 (18.44%) Security Cleared
17 41 (16.80%) VB
18 40 (16.39%) HTML
19 39 (15.98%) XML
20 38 (15.57%) SQL Server 2012
21 36 (14.75%) DTS
22 34 (13.93%) MS Excel
22 34 (13.93%) Oracle
23 33 (13.52%) JavaScript
24 32 (13.11%) VB6
25 30 (12.30%) SC Cleared
25 30 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
26 29 (11.89%) VB.NET
26 29 (11.89%) VBScript
26 29 (11.89%) Visual Studio

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 28 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 27 (11.07%) IIS
3 16 (6.56%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (4.10%) CMS
6 10 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.69%) Documentum
7 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.23%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.23%) SAS
8 3 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 3 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.82%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.82%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.79%) MS Office
3 4 (1.64%) MS Project
4 3 (1.23%) SPSS
4 3 (1.23%) FastStats
5 2 (0.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (6.15%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.41%) Maximo
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.20%) SAN
2 13 (5.33%) DNS
3 12 (4.92%) DHCP
4 7 (2.87%) Firewall
5 5 (2.05%) Internet
6 4 (1.64%) Network Security
7 3 (1.23%) Intranet
8 2 (0.82%) FTP
8 2 (0.82%) HTTP
8 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.82%) CTI
9 1 (0.41%) VoIP
9 1 (0.41%) VPN
9 1 (0.41%) MPLS
9 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 192 (78.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 151 (61.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 73 (29.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (27.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (15.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (14.75%) DTS
8 25 (10.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (5.74%) Oracle Database
10 12 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (4.51%) MySQL
12 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (3.69%) MS Access
14 8 (3.28%) EDRMS
15 7 (2.87%) Relational Database
16 6 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (2.05%) Oracle9i Database
17 5 (2.05%) Data Mining
17 5 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (11.89%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.87%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (2.87%) NUnit
5 6 (2.46%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.23%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.23%) FrontPage
7 3 (1.23%) Expression Web
8 2 (0.82%) Subversion
8 2 (0.82%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.41%) Toad
9 1 (0.41%) MorphX
9 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (5.74%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.33%) Finance
3 8 (3.28%) Marketing
4 5 (2.05%) Banking
5 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.23%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Publishing
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (34.84%) Developer
2 58 (23.77%) DBA
3 56 (22.95%) SQL DBA
4 31 (12.70%) Analyst
5 28 (11.48%) SQL Server DBA
6 22 (9.02%) .NET Developer
7 21 (8.61%) SQL Developer
8 19 (7.79%) C# Developer
8 19 (7.79%) Applications Support
9 14 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (5.33%) Administrator
11 12 (4.92%) Programmer
11 12 (4.92%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.69%) Consultant
12 9 (3.69%) Analyst Programmer
13 8 (3.28%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.28%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.87%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (43.44%) .NET
2 52 (21.31%) ASP.NET
3 40 (16.39%) HTML
4 39 (15.98%) XML
5 25 (10.25%) CSS
6 21 (8.61%) COM+
6 21 (8.61%) .NET Framework
7 18 (7.38%) Web Services
8 15 (6.15%) jQuery
9 12 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (4.92%) JSON
9 12 (4.92%) Ajax
10 11 (4.51%) XSLT
11 10 (4.10%) WCF
12 9 (3.69%) ADO.NET
12 9 (3.69%) Classic ASP
13 8 (3.28%) MSMQ
14 7 (2.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 6 (2.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.26%) Clustering
2 20 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.79%) Replication
4 10 (4.10%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.69%) W3C
6 4 (1.64%) NHS
6 4 (1.64%) Open Source
7 3 (1.23%) Statistics
7 3 (1.23%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.82%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) PMI
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.41%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.41%) Informatics
9 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 107 (43.85%) Windows
2 63 (25.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.74%) Windows XP
6 9 (3.69%) Windows Vista
7 8 (3.28%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.87%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.05%) UNIX
9 5 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.23%) AIX
10 3 (1.23%) Linux
11 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (10.25%) OO
3 18 (7.38%) CRM
3 18 (7.38%) ITIL
3 18 (7.38%) MVC
4 17 (6.97%) Project Management
4 17 (6.97%) Mentoring
5 16 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.33%) TDD
7 13 (5.33%) Migration
7 13 (5.33%) Change Management
8 12 (4.92%) PRINCE2
8 12 (4.92%) Load Balancing
8 12 (4.92%) Unit Testing
9 11 (4.51%) Performance Management
9 11 (4.51%) OOD
10 10 (4.10%) Use Case
11 9 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (3.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 178 (72.95%) SQL
2 92 (37.70%) C#
3 72 (29.51%) T-SQL
4 41 (16.80%) VB
5 33 (13.52%) JavaScript
6 32 (13.11%) VB6
7 29 (11.89%) VB.NET
7 29 (11.89%) VBScript
8 22 (9.02%) Java
9 14 (5.74%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.10%) VBA
11 9 (3.69%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.23%) X++
13 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.82%) Perl
14 1 (0.41%) PHP
14 1 (0.41%) C
14 1 (0.41%) C++
14 1 (0.41%) Delphi
14 1 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (18.44%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.30%) SC Cleared
3 28 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (6.15%) MCTS
5 12 (4.92%) MCITP
5 12 (4.92%) MCDBA
6 8 (3.28%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.46%) Degree
8 3 (1.23%) MCSE
9 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.82%) MCT
9 2 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) CCNA
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.10%) QA
2 9 (3.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.82%) WCAG
3 2 (0.82%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.51%) vSphere
3 9 (3.69%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.05%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.05%) vCloud
5 4 (1.64%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.41%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.51%) SCCM
2 10 (4.10%) SCOM
3 9 (3.69%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.05%) WSUS
6 3 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.82%) Netcool
7 2 (0.82%) WMI
7 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.41%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (0.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 97 (39.75%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.93%) Oracle
3 18 (7.38%) VMware
4 14 (5.74%) Red Gate
5 12 (4.92%) Citrix
6 10 (4.10%) Veritas
7 9 (3.69%) Symantec
8 6 (2.46%) Business Objects
9 5 (2.05%) Cisco
9 5 (2.05%) Dell
9 5 (2.05%) EMC
9 5 (2.05%) CA
9 5 (2.05%) Acronis
9 5 (2.05%) Sophos
10 4 (1.64%) IBM
10 4 (1.64%) Altiris
11 3 (1.23%) Alterian
11 3 (1.23%) Adobe
11 3 (1.23%) Cognos
11 3 (1.23%) Siebel
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