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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 431 406 404
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 151 166 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.36% 1.54% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 70 129
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £262 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £314
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 5
Average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.72% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £23.25 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £30.85 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +39.75%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11119 10768 11675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.11% 21.48% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6895 6501 6857
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 £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 223 276
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.46 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

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 11 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 11 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 11 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 -21 130 £350 -6.66% 42
London -3 50 £388 -3.12% 7
South East -10 36 £240 -36.50% 13
Surrey +15 14 £219 -21.87% 4
North East -4 12 £318 +15.45% 1
Tyne and Wear -5 12 £318 - 1
City of London +22 11 £394 -5.62% 5
Scotland -14 11 £275 -42.10% 3
Manchester +8 10 £320 - 8
North West -11 10 £320 -17.41% 8
Wales -13 10 £470 +25.33% 1
Yorkshire +2 9 £100 -56.75% 2
South West -18 8 £250 -24.81%
South Wales - 7 £468 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £318 - 1
Newport - 7 £468 -
East of England -15 6 £400 +28.00% 5
Hampshire -16 6 £319 -20.31% 2
West Yorkshire +3 5 £100 -60.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £400 - 3
South Yorkshire +5 4 - -
Berkshire -12 4 £460 - 4
West Sussex - 4 £388 -
Reading -4 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -11 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £400 -
Crawley - 2 £413 -
Glasgow +1 1 £325 +8.33% 1
Leeds 0 1 £100 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 1 - - 2

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 308 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 225 (73.05%) SQL
3 224 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 214 (69.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 131 (42.53%) Windows
6 118 (38.31%) T-SQL
6 118 (38.31%) Microsoft
7 116 (37.66%) .NET
8 96 (31.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 93 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (28.25%) C#
11 71 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 66 (21.43%) Clustering
13 64 (20.78%) Security Cleared
14 56 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 55 (17.86%) ASP.NET
16 53 (17.21%) HTML
16 53 (17.21%) DTS
16 53 (17.21%) Performance Tuning
17 51 (16.56%) SC Cleared
18 50 (16.23%) SQL Server 2012
19 44 (14.29%) SharePoint
19 44 (14.29%) Oracle
19 44 (14.29%) IIS
19 44 (14.29%) MS Excel
20 43 (13.96%) VB
20 43 (13.96%) Active Directory
21 42 (13.64%) Replication
22 36 (11.69%) JavaScript
23 35 (11.36%) CSS

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 44 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 44 (14.29%) IIS
2 13 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.25%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.60%) MS Project Server
6 7 (2.27%) Documentum
7 6 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.62%) CMS
9 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.97%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.97%) nginx
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.65%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 44 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 32 (10.39%) MS Office
3 11 (3.57%) MS Project
4 8 (2.60%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) FastStats
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.22%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.82%) SAN
2 10 (3.25%) Network Security
3 8 (2.60%) DNS
4 6 (1.95%) DHCP
5 5 (1.62%) Firewall
5 5 (1.62%) NAS
6 4 (1.30%) Intranet
6 4 (1.30%) Internet
7 3 (0.97%) VLAN
7 3 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.65%) HTTP
8 2 (0.65%) LAN
8 2 (0.65%) WAN
9 1 (0.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 224 (72.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 214 (69.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 96 (31.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 93 (30.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (17.21%) DTS
7 50 (16.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (8.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (7.79%) Oracle Database
10 14 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (4.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (4.22%) MySQL
11 13 (4.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (3.90%) Relational Database
13 9 (2.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 8 (2.60%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (2.27%) MS Access
15 7 (2.27%) RDBMS
16 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (1.62%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 22 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 14 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.60%) Expression Web
4 8 (2.60%) FrontPage
5 7 (2.27%) NUnit
5 7 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (2.27%) MSBuild
6 4 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.97%) Toad
7 3 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.97%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.65%) Subversion
9 1 (0.32%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.32%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (9.74%) Finance
2 10 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.92%) Marketing
4 8 (2.60%) Banking
5 5 (1.62%) Publishing
5 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.97%) Retail
6 3 (0.97%) Law
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 112 (36.36%) Developer
2 80 (25.97%) DBA
3 66 (21.43%) SQL DBA
4 40 (12.99%) SQL Developer
5 33 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
5 33 (10.71%) Applications Support
6 25 (8.12%) Analyst
7 20 (6.49%) Administrator
8 17 (5.52%) .NET Developer
9 13 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.22%) Support Analyst
9 13 (4.22%) SharePoint Developer
10 12 (3.90%) Wintel Engineer
10 12 (3.90%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
11 11 (3.57%) Consultant
12 9 (2.92%) Programmer
12 9 (2.92%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (2.60%) Systems Support
13 8 (2.60%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (37.66%) .NET
2 55 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 53 (17.21%) HTML
4 35 (11.36%) CSS
5 34 (11.04%) XML
6 28 (9.09%) Web Services
7 24 (7.79%) jQuery
8 18 (5.84%) COM+
9 17 (5.52%) Ajax
9 17 (5.52%) .NET Framework
10 16 (5.19%) WCF
11 13 (4.22%) Classic ASP
12 10 (3.25%) ADO.NET
13 9 (2.92%) XSLT
13 9 (2.92%) JSON
13 9 (2.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (2.60%) MSMQ
14 8 (2.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (21.43%) Clustering
2 42 (13.64%) Replication
3 7 (2.27%) W3C
4 5 (1.62%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.97%) NHS
6 3 (0.97%) Open Source
6 3 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.65%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.32%) PMI
8 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 131 (42.53%) Windows
2 71 (23.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.22%) Linux
6 11 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 11 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 9 (2.92%) Solaris
8 8 (2.60%) AIX
9 6 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.62%) UNIX
10 5 (1.62%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.21%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (7.47%) ITIL
2 23 (7.47%) OO
3 22 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (6.17%) ETL
5 18 (5.84%) Project Management
5 18 (5.84%) MVC
6 17 (5.52%) Database Security
7 16 (5.19%) CRM
8 15 (4.87%) Migration
9 11 (3.57%) Unit Testing
9 11 (3.57%) Workflow
9 11 (3.57%) Change Management
9 11 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.25%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (3.25%) PRINCE2
11 9 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (2.92%) Load Balancing
11 9 (2.92%) High Availability
12 8 (2.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 225 (73.05%) SQL
2 118 (38.31%) T-SQL
3 87 (28.25%) C#
4 43 (13.96%) VB
5 36 (11.69%) JavaScript
6 30 (9.74%) VB6
7 25 (8.12%) VBScript
8 22 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 17 (5.52%) Java
10 16 (5.19%) PowerShell
11 15 (4.87%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.95%) VBA
13 4 (1.30%) Perl
14 3 (0.97%) Ruby
15 2 (0.65%) Korn
15 2 (0.65%) XPath
15 2 (0.65%) X++
16 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 64 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 51 (16.56%) SC Cleared
3 33 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.52%) MCDBA
5 14 (4.55%) MCITP
6 12 (3.90%) MCTS
7 9 (2.92%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.60%) Degree
9 6 (1.95%) MCT
10 5 (1.62%) MCSE
11 3 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.32%) MCSA
13 1 (0.32%) CCNA
13 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.32%) OCP
13 1 (0.32%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.25%) SLA
2 8 (2.60%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (13.96%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.52%) XenApp
4 12 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (2.60%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (2.60%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.30%) vSphere
7 3 (0.97%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.65%) XenServer
8 2 (0.65%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.32%) vCloud
9 1 (0.32%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 14 (4.55%) SCCM
1 14 (4.55%) WSUS
2 13 (4.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (2.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (2.60%) Netcool
4 8 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (2.27%) Tivoli
5 7 (2.27%) SCOM
6 4 (1.30%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.30%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.30%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.97%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.97%) Puppet
7 3 (0.97%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.65%) WMI
8 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.32%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 118 (38.31%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.29%) Oracle
3 34 (11.04%) VMware
4 23 (7.47%) Citrix
5 19 (6.17%) Veritas
6 18 (5.84%) HP
7 15 (4.87%) CA
8 11 (3.57%) Red Gate
9 8 (2.60%) Business Objects
10 7 (2.27%) Symantec
11 5 (1.62%) Cisco
12 3 (0.97%) BMC
12 3 (0.97%) Adobe
12 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.97%) McAfee
12 3 (0.97%) Splunk
12 3 (0.97%) NetApp
13 2 (0.65%) Remedy
13 2 (0.65%) Dell
13 2 (0.65%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 280 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Salford, Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Wales
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 25 days ago