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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 587 586 516
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -70
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 51 63 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.45% 0.50% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 78
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 £33.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £33.55 -
% change year-on-year
+71.38% -

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
11422 12609 12039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.44% 23.05% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7576 8417 7982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 194 183
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.72 £43.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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 6 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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 -8 43 £360 -6.18% 18
London -16 12 £360 -7.09% 2
North West +11 11 £285 -28.97%
Wales +7 8 £475 +26.66%
Manchester - 7 £273 -
South Wales +11 6 £449 +19.66%
South West +11 6 £381 - 10
Newport - 6 £449 -
Wiltshire - 5 £413 - 5
Yorkshire +11 4 £438 +94.44%
South East +10 4 £400 +18.51% 6
Chippenham - 4 £413 - 3
East of England +8 3 £375 -11.76%
Merseyside - 3 £388 -
City of London +4 2 £450 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £388 -8.82%
West Midlands -34 2 £215 -45.39%
Leeds - 2 £438 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £438 -
Southport - 2 £388 -
Harrogate +6 1 £450 +100.00%
Cambridge +6 1 £375 -11.76%
North Yorkshire +4 1 £450 +100.00%
Gloucestershire +1 1 £325 - 2
Cheltenham -4 1 £325 - 2
Staffordshire -5 1 - -
North East -38 1 £388 +68.47%
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 - -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (72.04%) SQL
3 56 (60.22%) Microsoft
3 56 (60.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (54.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (49.46%) Windows
6 31 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (30.11%) Oracle
7 28 (30.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (29.03%) T-SQL
9 25 (26.88%) .NET
10 22 (23.66%) Migration
10 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (20.43%) VMware
12 18 (19.35%) Windows Server
12 18 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
13 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (17.20%) Oracle Database
15 14 (15.05%) High Availability
15 14 (15.05%) Finance
16 13 (13.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (13.98%) MySQL
16 13 (13.98%) C#
17 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence

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 8 (8.60%) IIS
1 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.08%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.08%) SAS
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
3 3 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) DNS
2 6 (6.45%) DHCP
3 4 (4.30%) SAN
4 3 (3.23%) Internet
4 3 (3.23%) Intranet
5 2 (2.15%) Firewall
6 1 (1.08%) IPsec
6 1 (1.08%) LAN
6 1 (1.08%) NAS
6 1 (1.08%) Network Security
6 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (60.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 51 (54.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (30.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (23.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (17.20%) Oracle Database
10 13 (13.98%) MySQL
10 13 (13.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (12.90%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (9.68%) RDBMS
12 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
13 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (5.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.15%) Toad
5 1 (1.08%) FxCop
5 1 (1.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) StyleCop
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) DBA
2 34 (36.56%) SQL DBA
3 31 (33.33%) Developer
4 13 (13.98%) SQL Developer
4 13 (13.98%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (10.75%) Administrator
6 8 (8.60%) Oracle DBA
7 7 (7.53%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.45%) Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Access Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Database Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Excel Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Excel VBA Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.30%) VB Developer
10 4 (4.30%) VB VBA Developer
10 4 (4.30%) VB6 Developer
10 4 (4.30%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
2 11 (11.83%) HTML
3 10 (10.75%) Web Services
4 9 (9.68%) CSS
4 9 (9.68%) XML
5 6 (6.45%) Ajax
5 6 (6.45%) jQuery
6 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.38%) Classic ASP
7 4 (4.30%) JSON
7 4 (4.30%) MDX
8 3 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (3.23%) WCF
9 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (2.15%) CSS3
9 2 (2.15%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Clustering
2 7 (7.53%) Replication
3 5 (5.38%) Oracle Licensing
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) NHS
6 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.08%) CMDB
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.08%) Fintech
7 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (49.46%) Windows
2 18 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.75%) Linux
6 8 (8.60%) Unix
6 8 (8.60%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.38%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.23%) Solaris
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.08%) AIX
10 1 (1.08%) Android
10 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.08%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) Migration
2 18 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (15.05%) High Availability
4 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.68%) ITIL
6 8 (8.60%) Data Migration
6 8 (8.60%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (7.53%) MVC
8 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.45%) ETL
8 6 (6.45%) Project Management
8 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.38%) Database Security
9 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.38%) Software Licensing
10 4 (4.30%) Change Management
10 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (72.04%) SQL
2 27 (29.03%) T-SQL
3 13 (13.98%) C#
4 11 (11.83%) VB
5 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.53%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.53%) VB6
7 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.38%) VBA
9 4 (4.30%) C++
10 2 (2.15%) C
10 2 (2.15%) Java
10 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.15%) VBScript
11 1 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) Python
11 1 (1.08%) R
11 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.83%) MCITP
2 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) MCDBA
4 7 (7.53%) Degree
4 7 (7.53%) MCSE
4 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.15%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) HND
6 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (5.38%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (5.38%) vSphere
5 4 (4.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Data Guard
1 7 (7.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (5.38%) SCOM
3 4 (4.30%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.15%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.15%) Perfmon
5 2 (2.15%) SCCM
5 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.15%) Simpana
6 1 (1.08%) Netcool
6 1 (1.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.08%) Netcool/Webtop
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 56 (60.22%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.11%) Oracle
3 19 (20.43%) VMware
4 9 (9.68%) RedGate
5 6 (6.45%) Citrix
6 5 (5.38%) HP
7 4 (4.30%) iManage
8 3 (3.23%) CommVault
8 3 (3.23%) Symantec
9 2 (2.15%) Civica
9 2 (2.15%) Dell
9 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.15%) Sybase
9 2 (2.15%) Veritas
10 1 (1.08%) Altiris
10 1 (1.08%) Cognos
10 1 (1.08%) Lumension
10 1 (1.08%) Meridio
10 1 (1.08%) SAP
10 1 (1.08%) Solace
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