The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 444 404 404
Rank change year-on-year
-40 0
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 149 170 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.29% 1.54% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 80 127
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £289 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £30.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.32% +28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £23.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £36.74 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +35.55%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11544 11021 11927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.60% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7146 6736 7018
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 225 307
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-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 25 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 -47 128 £350 -12.50% 39
London -12 48 £388 -6.06% 11
South East -4 38 £228 -43.12% 12
Surrey +12 16 £225 - 3
Manchester +6 13 £320 - 6
North West +1 13 £320 +6.66% 7
North East -5 11 £327 +18.75%
Tyne and Wear -8 11 £327 -
Scotland -25 11 £275 -33.33% 4
City of London +4 10 £388 -7.18% 4
Wales - 10 £470 -
East of England -30 7 £400 +20.75% 1
South Wales - 7 £468 -
Newport - 7 £468 -
Yorkshire +7 6 £100 -44.44%
Hampshire -22 6 £319 -20.31% 2
South West -23 6 £250 -24.81% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 £250 -
Berkshire -5 5 £460 - 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £400 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £327 -
West Yorkshire +7 4 £100 -
Reading +5 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £350 -
Bradford - 3 - -
South Yorkshire +2 2 - -
Oxfordshire -6 2 - - 2
Leeds 0 1 £100 -
Glasgow -1 1 £325 +8.33% 1
Birmingham -3 1 £275 -21.42%

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 314 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 230 (73.25%) SQL
3 227 (72.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 213 (67.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 135 (42.99%) Windows
6 122 (38.85%) .NET
7 117 (37.26%) T-SQL
8 116 (36.94%) Microsoft
9 95 (30.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 92 (29.30%) C#
11 91 (28.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 75 (23.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 65 (20.70%) Clustering
13 65 (20.70%) Security Cleared
14 57 (18.15%) ASP.NET
15 56 (17.83%) HTML
15 56 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 55 (17.52%) DTS
17 53 (16.88%) Performance Tuning
18 51 (16.24%) SC Cleared
19 49 (15.61%) SQL Server 2012
20 47 (14.97%) VB
20 47 (14.97%) IIS
21 44 (14.01%) SharePoint
22 43 (13.69%) Active Directory
22 43 (13.69%) Oracle
22 43 (13.69%) Replication
23 42 (13.38%) MS Excel
24 38 (12.10%) JavaScript
25 37 (11.78%) XML

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 47 (14.97%) IIS
2 44 (14.01%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.14%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.18%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (2.87%) Documentum
5 9 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.55%) MS Project Server
7 6 (1.91%) CMS
7 6 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.96%) LiveCycle
9 3 (0.96%) nginx
10 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.64%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 42 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 33 (10.51%) MS Office
3 11 (3.50%) MS Project
4 8 (2.55%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) FastStats
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.46%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.01%) SAN
2 10 (3.18%) Network Security
3 8 (2.55%) DNS
4 6 (1.91%) DHCP
5 5 (1.59%) Firewall
5 5 (1.59%) NAS
6 4 (1.27%) Intranet
6 4 (1.27%) Internet
7 3 (0.96%) VLAN
7 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.64%) HTTP
8 2 (0.64%) LAN
8 2 (0.64%) WAN
9 1 (0.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 227 (72.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 213 (67.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 95 (30.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (28.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (17.52%) DTS
7 49 (15.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (7.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (7.64%) Oracle Database
10 14 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (4.14%) MySQL
11 13 (4.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (4.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (3.18%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 8 (2.55%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (2.23%) MS Access
15 7 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (1.91%) EDRMS
16 6 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (7.01%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 13 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.55%) Expression Web
4 8 (2.55%) FrontPage
5 7 (2.23%) NUnit
5 7 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (2.23%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.96%) Toad
7 3 (0.96%) Subversion
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.96%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.32%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (8.60%) Finance
2 10 (3.18%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.87%) Marketing
4 5 (1.59%) Publishing
5 4 (1.27%) Banking
6 3 (0.96%) Retail
6 3 (0.96%) Law
6 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
7 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 114 (36.31%) Developer
2 80 (25.48%) DBA
3 67 (21.34%) SQL DBA
4 37 (11.78%) SQL Developer
5 34 (10.83%) Applications Support
6 33 (10.51%) SQL Server DBA
7 27 (8.60%) Analyst
8 21 (6.69%) .NET Developer
9 19 (6.05%) Administrator
10 15 (4.78%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.46%) Support Analyst
12 13 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.82%) Oracle DBA
13 12 (3.82%) SharePoint Developer
13 12 (3.82%) Wintel Engineer
14 11 (3.50%) Consultant
15 10 (3.18%) Programmer
15 10 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
16 9 (2.87%) Technical Support
16 9 (2.87%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (38.85%) .NET
2 57 (18.15%) ASP.NET
3 56 (17.83%) HTML
4 37 (11.78%) XML
5 34 (10.83%) CSS
6 28 (8.92%) Web Services
7 23 (7.32%) jQuery
8 21 (6.69%) COM+
9 17 (5.41%) Ajax
9 17 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 16 (5.10%) WCF
11 13 (4.14%) Classic ASP
12 10 (3.18%) ADO.NET
13 9 (2.87%) XSLT
13 9 (2.87%) JSON
13 9 (2.87%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 8 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (2.55%) MSMQ
14 8 (2.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.70%) Clustering
2 43 (13.69%) Replication
3 7 (2.23%) W3C
4 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (0.96%) NHS
5 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
5 3 (0.96%) Open Source
6 2 (0.64%) Web 2.0
6 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.32%) PMI
7 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 135 (42.99%) Windows
2 75 (23.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.82%) Linux
6 11 (3.50%) Windows XP
6 11 (3.50%) Windows Vista
7 8 (2.55%) AIX
7 8 (2.55%) Solaris
8 6 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.59%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.27%) UNIX
11 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (16.88%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (7.96%) OO
3 22 (7.01%) ITIL
4 18 (5.73%) Project Management
4 18 (5.73%) MVC
5 17 (5.41%) CRM
5 17 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (5.10%) ETL
6 16 (5.10%) Database Security
7 13 (4.14%) Migration
8 12 (3.82%) Workflow
9 11 (3.50%) Change Management
9 11 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (3.50%) Unit Testing
10 10 (3.18%) Load Balancing
10 10 (3.18%) OOD
10 10 (3.18%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.18%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (2.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 230 (73.25%) SQL
2 117 (37.26%) T-SQL
3 92 (29.30%) C#
4 47 (14.97%) VB
5 38 (12.10%) JavaScript
6 34 (10.83%) VB6
7 28 (8.92%) VBScript
8 24 (7.64%) VB.NET
9 21 (6.69%) Java
10 16 (5.10%) PowerShell
11 15 (4.78%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.23%) VBA
13 4 (1.27%) Perl
14 3 (0.96%) Ruby
15 2 (0.64%) Korn
15 2 (0.64%) XPath
15 2 (0.64%) X++
16 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 65 (20.70%) Security Cleared
2 51 (16.24%) SC Cleared
3 33 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.41%) MCDBA
5 13 (4.14%) MCTS
5 13 (4.14%) MCITP
6 9 (2.87%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.55%) Degree
8 6 (1.91%) MCT
9 4 (1.27%) MCSE
10 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.32%) MCSA
12 1 (0.32%) CCNA
12 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.32%) OCP
12 1 (0.32%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.50%) SLA
2 8 (2.55%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (13.69%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.41%) XenApp
4 12 (3.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.55%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.27%) vSphere
7 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.64%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.64%) XenServer
8 2 (0.64%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (4.46%) SCCM
1 14 (4.46%) WSUS
2 13 (4.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (2.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (2.55%) Netcool
4 8 (2.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (2.23%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.23%) SCOM
6 4 (1.27%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.27%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.96%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.96%) Puppet
7 3 (0.96%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.64%) WMI
8 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 116 (36.94%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.69%) Oracle
3 34 (10.83%) VMware
4 23 (7.32%) Citrix
5 18 (5.73%) HP
5 18 (5.73%) Veritas
6 15 (4.78%) CA
7 11 (3.50%) Red Gate
8 8 (2.55%) Business Objects
9 7 (2.23%) Symantec
10 5 (1.59%) Cisco
11 3 (0.96%) NetApp
11 3 (0.96%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.96%) Adobe
11 3 (0.96%) McAfee
11 3 (0.96%) Splunk
12 2 (0.64%) Remedy
12 2 (0.64%) Dell
12 2 (0.64%) EMC
12 2 (0.64%) Avaya
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £291 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300-£325
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Epsom
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago