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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 514 414 395
Rank change year-on-year
-100 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 103 182 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.35% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 1.54% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 123 113
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£325 £383 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.54 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% +37.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +46.14%

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
11739 11833 11959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.52% 22.46% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7503 7329 6850
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 £273 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 202 338
Average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £14.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 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 1 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 -95 89 £339 -12.45% 34
South East +3 35 £320 -20.00% 11
London -41 29 £363 -9.37% 8
Berkshire +25 12 £400 +60.00% 4
Scotland -3 10 £238 -22.13%
East of England -21 10 £388 +10.71% 2
North West -7 9 £320 +21.32% 3
Edinburgh -1 8 £208 -33.60%
Reading +24 7 £438 +90.21% 1
Manchester -8 7 £320 -8.57% 2
Hampshire -19 7 £330 -17.50% 2
Hertfordshire -19 6 £400 +14.28% 2
Surrey - 6 £219 - 2
City of London 0 5 £325 -27.77% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £388 +29.16%
West Midlands -17 4 £400 +60.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £296 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Birmingham -7 3 £425 +70.00% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £400 -
Leeds 0 2 £100 - 1
South Wales -7 2 £316 - 1
Glasgow -12 2 £318 +4.09%
West Yorkshire -15 2 £100 -44.44% 4
Wales -25 2 £316 - 1
Yorkshire -29 2 £100 -65.21% 5
South West -32 2 £250 -25.92% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £320 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £320 - 1

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 255 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 200 (78.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 188 (73.73%) SQL
4 166 (65.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 114 (44.71%) Windows
6 101 (39.61%) .NET
7 97 (38.04%) Microsoft
8 88 (34.51%) T-SQL
9 83 (32.55%) C#
10 77 (30.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 74 (29.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 63 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 58 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 52 (20.39%) Clustering
15 47 (18.43%) ASP.NET
16 45 (17.65%) HTML
17 44 (17.25%) VB
18 43 (16.86%) Security Cleared
19 40 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
20 39 (15.29%) Performance Tuning
21 38 (14.90%) DTS
22 37 (14.51%) XML
23 35 (13.73%) MS Excel
23 35 (13.73%) Oracle
24 32 (12.55%) IIS
24 32 (12.55%) SharePoint
24 32 (12.55%) VB6
25 31 (12.16%) SC Cleared
26 30 (11.76%) JavaScript
27 29 (11.37%) VBScript

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (12.55%) IIS
1 32 (12.55%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.53%) Documentum
7 8 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.14%) CMS
8 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.18%) SAS
9 3 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.78%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.78%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.78%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 35 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.24%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) SPSS
3 3 (1.18%) FastStats
4 2 (0.78%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.39%) Maximo
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.24%) SAN
2 14 (5.49%) DNS
3 12 (4.71%) DHCP
4 8 (3.14%) Firewall
5 7 (2.75%) Network Security
6 5 (1.96%) Internet
7 3 (1.18%) Intranet
8 2 (0.78%) FTP
8 2 (0.78%) HTTP
8 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.39%) VPN
9 1 (0.39%) VoIP
9 1 (0.39%) CTI
9 1 (0.39%) MPLS
9 1 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 200 (78.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 166 (65.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 77 (30.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (29.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 38 (14.90%) DTS
8 25 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (7.06%) Oracle Database
10 14 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (4.71%) MySQL
12 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (3.53%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (3.14%) MS Access
15 7 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (2.75%) Relational Database
16 6 (2.35%) EDRMS
17 5 (1.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (8.63%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.75%) NUnit
4 7 (2.75%) FrontPage
4 7 (2.75%) Expression Web
4 7 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (2.35%) MSBuild
5 6 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.18%) Toad
6 3 (1.18%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.18%) Subversion
6 3 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.39%) MorphX
General
1 16 (6.27%) Finance
2 14 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.92%) Marketing
4 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.18%) Advertising
5 3 (1.18%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Law
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (34.51%) Developer
2 69 (27.06%) DBA
3 62 (24.31%) SQL DBA
4 33 (12.94%) SQL Server DBA
5 29 (11.37%) Analyst
6 28 (10.98%) Applications Support
6 28 (10.98%) SQL Developer
7 21 (8.24%) .NET Developer
8 17 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 16 (6.27%) Administrator
10 15 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.10%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.92%) Programmer
13 8 (3.14%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.14%) Analyst Programmer
13 8 (3.14%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (3.14%) Applications Support Analyst
13 8 (3.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (39.61%) .NET
2 47 (18.43%) ASP.NET
3 45 (17.65%) HTML
4 37 (14.51%) XML
5 23 (9.02%) CSS
6 21 (8.24%) COM+
7 20 (7.84%) Web Services
8 17 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 16 (6.27%) jQuery
10 14 (5.49%) Ajax
11 11 (4.31%) Classic ASP
11 11 (4.31%) WCF
12 9 (3.53%) ADO.NET
12 9 (3.53%) JSON
13 8 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (3.14%) MSMQ
13 8 (3.14%) XSLT
14 7 (2.75%) Middleware
14 7 (2.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.39%) Clustering
2 24 (9.41%) Replication
3 18 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.75%) W3C
6 4 (1.57%) NHS
7 3 (1.18%) Statistics
8 2 (0.78%) Open Source
8 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.39%) PMI
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Informatics
9 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 114 (44.71%) Windows
2 63 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 58 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.49%) Windows XP
6 10 (3.92%) Windows Vista
6 10 (3.92%) Windows 2000
7 8 (3.14%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.75%) UNIX
9 6 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.57%) AIX
11 3 (1.18%) Solaris
11 3 (1.18%) Linux
12 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.39%) HPUX
13 1 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.29%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (7.84%) OO
3 19 (7.45%) ITIL
3 19 (7.45%) MVC
4 18 (7.06%) Mentoring
4 18 (7.06%) CRM
5 15 (5.88%) Project Management
5 15 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.49%) Migration
6 14 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (4.71%) Unit Testing
8 12 (4.71%) Change Management
9 11 (4.31%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.31%) OOD
10 10 (3.92%) Use Case
11 9 (3.53%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.53%) Performance Management
11 9 (3.53%) Load Balancing
11 9 (3.53%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 188 (73.73%) SQL
2 88 (34.51%) T-SQL
3 83 (32.55%) C#
4 44 (17.25%) VB
5 32 (12.55%) VB6
6 30 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 29 (11.37%) VBScript
8 27 (10.59%) VB.NET
9 21 (8.24%) Java
10 16 (6.27%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.92%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.53%) VBA
13 3 (1.18%) Perl
13 3 (1.18%) X++
14 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.39%) Python
15 1 (0.39%) PHP
15 1 (0.39%) XAML
15 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (16.86%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 27 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.10%) MCDBA
4 13 (5.10%) MCTS
5 12 (4.71%) MCITP
6 9 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.35%) Degree
8 3 (1.18%) MCT
8 3 (1.18%) MCSE
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.39%) CCNA
10 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.39%) OCP
10 1 (0.39%) OCA
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.53%) QA
2 7 (2.75%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.31%) vSphere
3 10 (3.92%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.35%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.96%) DFS Replication
6 5 (1.96%) vCloud
7 2 (0.78%) XenApp
7 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.78%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (4.31%) NetBackup
1 11 (4.31%) SCCM
2 10 (3.92%) SCOM
3 7 (2.75%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.57%) WSUS
6 4 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.18%) Netcool
8 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.78%) WMI
8 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.39%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.39%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 97 (38.04%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.73%) Oracle
3 21 (8.24%) VMware
4 14 (5.49%) Red Gate
4 14 (5.49%) Veritas
5 13 (5.10%) Citrix
6 12 (4.71%) Symantec
7 6 (2.35%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.96%) Cisco
8 5 (1.96%) Dell
8 5 (1.96%) EMC
8 5 (1.96%) CA
8 5 (1.96%) Sophos
8 5 (1.96%) Acronis
9 4 (1.57%) Altiris
9 4 (1.57%) IBM
9 4 (1.57%) HP
10 3 (1.18%) NetApp
10 3 (1.18%) McAfee
10 3 (1.18%) Alterian
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