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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 617 561 474
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -87
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 44 101 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.74% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 65 109
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £29.60 £33.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.77% +3.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.60 £33.55 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.77% +3.23%

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
12348 13612 12182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.65% 23.29% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8177 8894 7488
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 218 204
Median hourly rate £29.70 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

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 24 August 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
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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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 -54 40 £351 +0.14% 25
London -29 10 £413 +3.12% 2
North West +24 9 £325 -7.14% 1
Yorkshire -1 6 £450 +20.00%
Merseyside +10 5 £300 -14.28%
West Yorkshire +8 5 £463 +21.31%
Leeds +4 5 £463 +21.31%
South West +8 4 £350 +5.66% 12
East of England +8 4 £295 -15.71%
West Midlands -36 4 £215 -18.86% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £200 -
Belfast - 4 £200 -
County Antrim - 4 £200 -
North East -32 3 £285 +3.48% 2
Liverpool - 3 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £225 -
Bromley 0 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 2 £291 +5.48% 1
Tyne and Wear -36 2 £291 +5.48% 2
Watford - 2 £225 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 2
Cumbria - 2 £375 -
Bristol - 2 £381 - 3
Cambridgeshire +20 1 £400 +53.84%
South East +11 1 £375 +20.00% 6
Gloucestershire +3 1 £325 -1.88% 3
Cheltenham -1 1 £325 -2.25% 3
Warwickshire -9 1 - -
Manchester -10 1 £325 -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (80.49%) SQL
3 54 (65.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 51 (62.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (54.88%) T-SQL
5 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
6 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (30.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (25.61%) Windows
9 19 (23.17%) .NET
9 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (23.17%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (18.29%) Finance
10 15 (18.29%) Clustering
10 15 (18.29%) Degree
11 14 (17.07%) C#
12 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
12 13 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
13 12 (14.63%) Oracle
13 12 (14.63%) Migration
13 12 (14.63%) Replication
13 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (14.63%) High Availability
14 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
14 11 (13.41%) VMware
14 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (13.41%) ITIL
15 10 (12.20%) Web Services

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 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.44%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) DNS
2 5 (6.10%) DHCP
3 3 (3.66%) Internet
3 3 (3.66%) Intranet
3 3 (3.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (65.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 51 (62.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (30.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (10.98%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 8 (9.76%) RDBMS
10 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
10 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (8.54%) Data Mining
12 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
13 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (4.88%) DTS
15 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
16 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
16 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.22%) FxCop
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) StyleCop
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Automotive
4 2 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) DBA
1 35 (42.68%) SQL DBA
2 34 (41.46%) Developer
3 17 (20.73%) SQL Developer
4 10 (12.20%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (10.98%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Database Developer
7 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Data Migration Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Production DBA
8 3 (3.66%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (2.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) SAS Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) .NET
2 13 (15.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.20%) Web Services
4 9 (10.98%) HTML
5 8 (9.76%) CSS
6 7 (8.54%) XML
7 6 (7.32%) jQuery
8 5 (6.10%) Classic ASP
9 4 (4.88%) Ajax
10 3 (3.66%) MDX
10 3 (3.66%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (3.66%) WCF
11 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (1.22%) HTML5
12 1 (1.22%) JSON
12 1 (1.22%) RESTful
12 1 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Clustering
2 12 (14.63%) Replication
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (9.76%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.44%) MVS
6 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.22%) AIX
7 1 (1.22%) Android
7 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.22%) Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Solaris
7 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (15.85%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (14.63%) High Availability
3 12 (14.63%) Migration
4 11 (13.41%) ITIL
5 10 (12.20%) Change Management
6 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
7 8 (9.76%) Coaching
7 8 (9.76%) ETL
7 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.32%) QMS
9 6 (7.32%) Quality Management
9 6 (7.32%) Release Management
9 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) Data Protection
10 5 (6.10%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (6.10%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 66 (80.49%) SQL
2 45 (54.88%) T-SQL
3 14 (17.07%) C#
4 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.66%) C++
6 3 (3.66%) VB
7 2 (2.44%) C
7 2 (2.44%) Java
7 2 (2.44%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.44%) R
7 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.22%) VB6
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Degree
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
4 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.54%) MCSE
6 6 (7.32%) MCDBA
7 4 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (4.88%) MCITP
8 2 (2.44%) HND
8 2 (2.44%) MCP
8 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 6 (7.32%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.44%) QA
4 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (4.88%) vSphere
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Perfmon
2 4 (4.88%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.44%) Simpana
4 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle
3 11 (13.41%) VMware
4 10 (12.20%) HP
5 8 (9.76%) ServiceNow
6 6 (7.32%) Meridio
7 4 (4.88%) Citrix
8 3 (3.66%) CommVault
8 3 (3.66%) iManage
9 2 (2.44%) Capita
9 2 (2.44%) Civica
9 2 (2.44%) Dell
10 1 (1.22%) Altiris
10 1 (1.22%) Cognos
10 1 (1.22%) Compuware
10 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.22%) RedGate
10 1 (1.22%) Reuters
10 1 (1.22%) SmartStream
10 1 (1.22%) Symantec