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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 504 448 403
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -45
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 96 151 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.76% 1.31% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 106 71
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£325 £364 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% -0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 14
Average hourly rate £34.12 £10.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+241.20% -65.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.78 £10.00 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.46 £10.00 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.12 - £29.00

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
12641 11503 10571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.53% 21.36% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8290 7183 6337
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 180 228
Average hourly rate £27.78 £29.74 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.85 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -56 85 £325 -7.14% 25
London -41 26 £340 -12.25% 5
South West +8 11 £328 +31.00%
North East -15 11 £288 -7.25% 2
Tyne and Wear -19 11 £288 -7.25% 2
City of London -3 10 £325 -17.51% 1
South Wales +1 9 £329 -29.67%
Sunderland +1 9 £288 -
Wales -4 9 £329 -30.05%
Yorkshire -23 9 £381 +90.62%
Cardiff - 9 £329 -
North West -19 8 £275 -15.38% 5
West Midlands +7 7 £275 - 1
West Yorkshire -17 7 £381 -
East of England 0 5 £350 - 2
South East -51 5 £400 +45.45% 9
Essex - 5 £350 - 1
Somerset - 5 - -
Lancashire - 5 £275 -
Chelmsford - 5 £350 -
Blackburn - 5 £275 -
Leeds - 5 £388 -
Gloucestershire -2 4 £330 +32.00%
East Midlands -7 3 £263 - 1
Manchester -18 3 £455 +40.00% 4
Coventry - 3 £265 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 2 - - 2
Milton Keynes 0 2 - -
Leicester - 2 £263 -
Cheltenham - 2 £330 -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 190 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 129 (67.89%) SQL
3 102 (53.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 98 (51.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 98 (51.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 92 (48.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 90 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 85 (44.74%) T-SQL
8 83 (43.68%) .NET
9 59 (31.05%) C#
10 57 (30.00%) Windows
11 54 (28.42%) VB
12 49 (25.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 48 (25.26%) ASP.NET
14 47 (24.74%) VB6
15 40 (21.05%) Visual Studio
16 37 (19.47%) XML
16 37 (19.47%) DTS
17 34 (17.89%) IIS
17 34 (17.89%) HTML
18 30 (15.79%) Migration
18 30 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
19 29 (15.26%) Team Foundation Server
20 27 (14.21%) Web Services
20 27 (14.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 26 (13.68%) Finance
22 25 (13.16%) VBScript
22 25 (13.16%) IBM
23 24 (12.63%) VB.NET
24 23 (12.11%) Manufacturing

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 34 (17.89%) IIS
2 10 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.11%) LiveCycle
4 3 (1.58%) Confluence
4 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.05%) CMS
5 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.79%) MS Office
3 5 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.58%) Primavera
3 2 (1.05%) Sage BI
4 1 (0.53%) Global One
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.05%) FTP
2 10 (5.26%) Internet
2 10 (5.26%) DNS
3 9 (4.74%) SAN
3 9 (4.74%) DHCP
4 6 (3.16%) Firewall
5 5 (2.63%) Intranet
6 4 (2.11%) LAN
7 1 (0.53%) SMS
7 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.53%) VPN
7 1 (0.53%) VLAN
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 102 (53.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 98 (51.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 98 (51.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 92 (48.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (25.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (19.47%) DTS
7 27 (14.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (7.37%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.63%) EDRMS
13 5 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (2.11%) ProClarity
15 3 (1.58%) MS Access
15 3 (1.58%) Data Mart
15 3 (1.58%) BODI
Development Applications
1 40 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 29 (15.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (7.37%) Subversion
3 14 (7.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (5.79%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.79%) JIRA
5 6 (3.16%) NUnit
5 6 (3.16%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (2.63%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.11%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.11%) ClearQuest
7 4 (2.11%) ReSharper
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.05%) Selenium
8 2 (1.05%) Log4Net
8 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.05%) Moq
8 2 (1.05%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (13.68%) Finance
2 23 (12.11%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.68%) Local Government
4 5 (2.63%) Automotive
5 3 (1.58%) Front Office
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Games
6 2 (1.05%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (32.63%) Developer
2 41 (21.58%) DBA
3 34 (17.89%) SQL DBA
4 28 (14.74%) Analyst
5 23 (12.11%) Programmer
5 23 (12.11%) SQL Developer
6 19 (10.00%) VB Programmer
7 14 (7.37%) SQL Server DBA
8 12 (6.32%) Administrator
9 10 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.26%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (3.68%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.68%) Consultant
10 7 (3.68%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.68%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.16%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (2.63%) Architect
12 5 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (43.68%) .NET
2 48 (25.26%) ASP.NET
3 37 (19.47%) XML
4 34 (17.89%) HTML
5 27 (14.21%) Web Services
6 16 (8.42%) .NET Framework
7 12 (6.32%) jQuery
7 12 (6.32%) ADO.NET
8 11 (5.79%) CSS
9 9 (4.74%) Ajax
9 9 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.21%) SOAP
10 8 (4.21%) COM+
11 7 (3.68%) WSDL
11 7 (3.68%) Entity Framework
11 7 (3.68%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.16%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (3.16%) XML Schema
12 6 (3.16%) LINQ
12 6 (3.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.58%) Replication
2 18 (9.47%) NHS
3 11 (5.79%) Clustering
4 6 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.63%) Data Extraction
6 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.05%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.05%) Statistics
7 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.53%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.00%) Windows
2 30 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (4.74%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (4.21%) Windows 2000
6 7 (3.68%) Linux
7 4 (2.11%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.58%) UNIX
8 3 (1.58%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.79%) Migration
2 21 (11.05%) ETL
3 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (7.89%) MVC
5 14 (7.37%) Data Migration
5 14 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (6.84%) Change Management
6 13 (6.84%) ITIL
6 13 (6.84%) CRM
7 10 (5.26%) OOP
7 10 (5.26%) OO
7 10 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.26%) Scrum
8 9 (4.74%) SOA
8 9 (4.74%) Project Management
8 9 (4.74%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.21%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.21%) Data Transformation
10 7 (3.68%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 129 (67.89%) SQL
2 85 (44.74%) T-SQL
3 59 (31.05%) C#
4 54 (28.42%) VB
5 47 (24.74%) VB6
6 25 (13.16%) VBScript
7 24 (12.63%) VB.NET
8 18 (9.47%) PowerShell
9 17 (8.95%) JavaScript
10 8 (4.21%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.68%) VBA
12 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.11%) Java
13 3 (1.58%) C++
13 3 (1.58%) X++
14 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.05%) Korn
15 1 (0.53%) XAML
15 1 (0.53%) Perl
15 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (5.26%) Degree
2 8 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.11%) MCAD
4 4 (2.11%) MCSD
4 4 (2.11%) MCDBA
4 4 (2.11%) CCNA
5 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) APMP
6 2 (1.05%) ISEB
6 2 (1.05%) MCTS
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) SLA
1 4 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) SRDF
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
4 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.53%) vCloud
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) WSUS
2 6 (3.16%) SCCM
3 5 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.58%) Control-M
4 3 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.05%) SCOM
5 2 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.53%) Foglight
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 90 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.16%) IBM
3 20 (10.53%) Oracle
4 12 (6.32%) VMware
5 6 (3.16%) NetApp
6 5 (2.63%) Cisco
6 5 (2.63%) Telerik
7 4 (2.11%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.11%) Adobe
8 2 (1.05%) Sun
8 2 (1.05%) HP
8 2 (1.05%) EMC
8 2 (1.05%) SAP
8 2 (1.05%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.05%) Sage
8 2 (1.05%) CA
8 2 (1.05%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.05%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.53%) FalconStor
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