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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 481 414 355
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -59
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 95 154 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.85% 1.39% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 99 101
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £28.69 £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.49% +70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £39.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.90% +57.00%

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
11137 11048 10127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 21.98% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7164 6711 6070
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 £275 £254 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 188 227
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.94 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -50 93 £300 -7.69% 30
London -39 32 £338 -10.00% 10
South East -38 16 £313 -7.40% 7
East of England +13 12 £220 -32.30%
West Midlands +3 12 £275 -6.38% 4
Tyne and Wear +8 8 £300 +22.44% 1
North East 0 8 £300 +22.44% 1
Surrey +6 7 £300 -7.69% 2
City of London +3 6 £338 -14.55% 3
Cambridgeshire - 6 £215 -
Hertfordshire +15 5 £260 -
Yorkshire -21 5 £320 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £260 -
North West -15 4 £285 -21.91% 5
West Yorkshire -17 4 £320 -11.11% 2
Cambridge - 4 £210 -
Birmingham -1 3 £275 +7.31% 1
Bradford -9 3 £320 -
South West -20 3 £313 -3.84% 1
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Kent - 3 £263 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 2 - -
East Midlands -1 2 £295 +7.27%
Berkshire -3 2 £328 +19.09% 1
Manchester -8 2 £270 -16.92% 3
Hampshire -21 2 £230 -42.57% 3
Bristol - 2 £313 - 1
Guildford - 1 £260 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 194 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 140 (72.16%) SQL
3 137 (70.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 132 (68.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 100 (51.55%) Microsoft
6 84 (43.30%) .NET
7 81 (41.75%) Windows
8 79 (40.72%) C#
9 71 (36.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 67 (34.54%) T-SQL
10 67 (34.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 52 (26.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (21.13%) JavaScript
14 37 (19.07%) ASP.NET
14 37 (19.07%) Web Services
15 36 (18.56%) XML
16 34 (17.53%) MS Excel
17 30 (15.46%) HTML
18 29 (14.95%) CRM
19 28 (14.43%) Visual Studio
20 27 (13.92%) Oracle
21 25 (12.89%) DTS
22 24 (12.37%) Windows XP
23 23 (11.86%) VB
23 23 (11.86%) CSS
23 23 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
24 22 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
24 22 (11.34%) IIS
24 22 (11.34%) MS Access

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 22 (11.34%) IIS
1 22 (11.34%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (6.19%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.15%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.61%) LiveCycle
6 6 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.06%) CMS
9 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (1.55%) Confluence
10 2 (1.03%) Sitefinity
10 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.52%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.64%) MS Office
3 7 (3.61%) MS Project
4 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.79%) DNS
2 18 (9.28%) FTP
3 16 (8.25%) DHCP
4 13 (6.70%) SAN
5 12 (6.19%) Internet
6 11 (5.67%) Firewall
7 10 (5.15%) Intranet
8 7 (3.61%) HTTP
9 6 (3.09%) LAN
10 2 (1.03%) VoIP
10 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.03%) VPN
10 2 (1.03%) CTI
10 2 (1.03%) MPLS
11 1 (0.52%) Wireless
11 1 (0.52%) VLAN
11 1 (0.52%) WAN
11 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 137 (70.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 132 (68.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 71 (36.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 67 (34.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (12.89%) DTS
7 23 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (11.34%) MS Access
9 21 (10.82%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (9.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (9.28%) Oracle Database
12 14 (7.22%) Relational Database
13 11 (5.67%) EDRMS
13 11 (5.67%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (4.12%) RDBMS
15 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 7
18 3 (1.55%) ReportNet
18 3 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Visual Studio
2 22 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (7.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (5.15%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (3.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.06%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.06%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.55%) Subversion
8 2 (1.03%) NUnit
8 2 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.52%) MSTest
9 1 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.52%) Moq
9 1 (0.52%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 21 (10.82%) Finance
2 18 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.25%) Billing
4 7 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.09%) Local Government
6 5 (2.58%) Back Office
7 4 (2.06%) Marketing
7 4 (2.06%) Games
7 4 (2.06%) Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Front Office
8 2 (1.03%) Automotive
8 2 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (1.03%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (37.11%) Developer
2 32 (16.49%) DBA
3 27 (13.92%) SQL DBA
4 26 (13.40%) SQL Developer
5 25 (12.89%) Analyst
6 16 (8.25%) Applications Support
7 13 (6.70%) Administrator
7 13 (6.70%) .NET Developer
8 11 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.67%) Programmer
9 10 (5.15%) SQL Server DBA
10 9 (4.64%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.12%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Developer
12 7 (3.61%) VB Programmer
12 7 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.61%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.09%) Support Analyst
14 5 (2.58%) Systems Support
14 5 (2.58%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (43.30%) .NET
2 37 (19.07%) ASP.NET
2 37 (19.07%) Web Services
3 36 (18.56%) XML
4 30 (15.46%) HTML
5 23 (11.86%) CSS
6 21 (10.82%) WCF
7 15 (7.73%) jQuery
7 15 (7.73%) SOAP
8 13 (6.70%) .NET Framework
9 11 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (5.15%) Ajax
10 10 (5.15%) DHTML
11 9 (4.64%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (3.61%) JSON
12 7 (3.61%) XSLT
13 6 (3.09%) Application Packaging
13 6 (3.09%) WinForms
13 6 (3.09%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.82%) Replication
2 16 (8.25%) NHS
2 16 (8.25%) Clustering
3 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.64%) IVR
4 9 (4.64%) Open Source
5 5 (2.58%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.58%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.06%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.55%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.55%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.03%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.03%) W3C
8 2 (1.03%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.03%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Informatics
9 1 (0.52%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.52%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 81 (41.75%) Windows
2 52 (26.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 45 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (12.37%) Windows XP
5 19 (9.79%) Windows Vista
6 14 (7.22%) Windows 2000
7 10 (5.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 8 (4.12%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.55%) Linux
9 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.03%) UNIX
11 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.95%) CRM
2 20 (10.31%) ITIL
2 20 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (8.76%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (8.25%) MVC
4 16 (8.25%) Migration
5 15 (7.73%) TDD
5 15 (7.73%) PRINCE2
5 15 (7.73%) OO
6 14 (7.22%) Project Management
7 13 (6.70%) Scrum
8 12 (6.19%) Workflow
8 12 (6.19%) Data Analysis
9 11 (5.67%) Problem Management
9 11 (5.67%) Change Management
9 11 (5.67%) OOP
9 11 (5.67%) Database Security
10 10 (5.15%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (4.64%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 140 (72.16%) SQL
2 79 (40.72%) C#
3 67 (34.54%) T-SQL
4 41 (21.13%) JavaScript
5 23 (11.86%) VB
6 21 (10.82%) VB.NET
7 20 (10.31%) VBScript
8 16 (8.25%) VB6
9 13 (6.70%) Java
10 11 (5.67%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.15%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.58%) VBA
13 2 (1.03%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.03%) PHP
13 2 (1.03%) C++
14 1 (0.52%) Delphi
14 1 (0.52%) C
14 1 (0.52%) Perl
14 1 (0.52%) Python
14 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.09%) Degree
2 6 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.58%) CCNA
3 5 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.55%) MCTS
5 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.52%) VCP4
6 1 (0.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.25%) QA
2 6 (3.09%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) WCAG
3 2 (1.03%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.09%) vSphere
4 3 (1.55%) DFS Replication
4 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.03%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.03%) vCloud
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.52%) XenApp
6 1 (0.52%) XenServer
6 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.67%) NetBackup
1 11 (5.67%) WSUS
2 9 (4.64%) SCCM
3 5 (2.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.03%) SCOM
4 2 (1.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 100 (51.55%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.92%) Oracle
3 20 (10.31%) VMware
4 9 (4.64%) IBM
5 8 (4.12%) CA
6 7 (3.61%) Citrix
6 7 (3.61%) Adobe
7 6 (3.09%) Cisco
7 6 (3.09%) NetApp
7 6 (3.09%) Symantec
8 5 (2.58%) Telerik
8 5 (2.58%) EMC
9 4 (2.06%) Dell
10 3 (1.55%) Cognos
10 3 (1.55%) Altiris
10 3 (1.55%) Google
10 3 (1.55%) Apple
11 2 (1.03%) Sophos
11 2 (1.03%) Primavera
11 2 (1.03%) Open Text
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