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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 483 437 360
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -77
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 112 145 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.97% 1.23% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 93 112
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£325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Average hourly rate £28.69 £28.75 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.20% -20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £24.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -34.00%

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
11571 11749 11016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.97% 22.77% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7713 7225 6675
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 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 267 274
Average hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -57 97 £344 -1.78% 23
London -8 45 £355 -11.18% 7
South West -10 14 £350 +5.26%
South East -24 12 £328 +0.76% 10
Cardiff -1 11 £308 -
South Wales -10 11 £308 -
Wales -14 11 £308 -
City of London -8 9 £350 -12.43% 3
East of England -21 9 £225 -15.09% 2
Berkshire +9 8 £363 +3.57%
Bristol - 8 £350 -
Hertfordshire -2 5 £260 +15.55%
West Midlands -12 5 £350 +27.27%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £260 -
Reading - 5 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £310 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £313 -
North East - 4 £310 - 1
West Yorkshire -11 3 £338 -15.62% 1
Yorkshire -15 3 £338 +3.84% 1
North West - 3 £300 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £311 -
Surrey -5 2 £280 +3.70% 2
Hampshire -21 2 £340 -15.00% 7
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Leeds -8 1 - -
East Midlands -9 1 £135 -49.05% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £220 - 1
Northamptonshire -22 1 £135 -49.05%
Cheshire - 1 £350 -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 238 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 187 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 169 (71.01%) SQL
4 164 (68.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 107 (44.96%) .NET
6 106 (44.54%) Microsoft
7 104 (43.70%) C#
8 101 (42.44%) Windows
9 67 (28.15%) T-SQL
9 67 (28.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 64 (26.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 62 (26.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 50 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 49 (20.59%) ASP.NET
14 46 (19.33%) XML
15 44 (18.49%) MS Excel
16 40 (16.81%) HTML
17 39 (16.39%) JavaScript
17 39 (16.39%) Web Services
18 37 (15.55%) CRM
19 35 (14.71%) Security Cleared
20 34 (14.29%) Clustering
21 33 (13.87%) Oracle
22 29 (12.18%) DTS
23 27 (11.34%) Visual Studio
23 27 (11.34%) BizTalk Server
23 27 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
24 26 (10.92%) IIS
24 26 (10.92%) VB.NET
25 25 (10.50%) Windows XP

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (11.34%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (10.92%) IIS
3 15 (6.30%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.62%) CMS
5 11 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (3.36%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.26%) Documentum
8 3 (1.26%) SAS
8 3 (1.26%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.42%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.56%) MS Office
3 5 (2.10%) MS Project
4 3 (1.26%) SPSS
4 3 (1.26%) FastStats
5 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (8.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) Maximo
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.72%) DNS
1 16 (6.72%) SAN
2 15 (6.30%) FTP
3 14 (5.88%) DHCP
4 10 (4.20%) Firewall
5 8 (3.36%) Internet
6 7 (2.94%) HTTP
7 4 (1.68%) Intranet
8 2 (0.84%) VoIP
8 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.84%) VPN
8 2 (0.84%) CTI
8 2 (0.84%) MPLS
9 1 (0.42%) LAN
9 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 187 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 164 (68.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 67 (28.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (26.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (12.18%) DTS
7 23 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (9.66%) Oracle Database
8 22 (9.24%) MS Access
9 21 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (6.30%) EDRMS
11 15 (6.30%) Relational Database
12 14 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (3.36%) RDBMS
15 5 (2.10%) Data Mining
15 5 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (1.68%) MySQL
16 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 27 (11.34%) Visual Studio
1 27 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (4.62%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (3.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.26%) FrontPage
5 3 (1.26%) Expression Web
6 2 (0.84%) Subversion
6 2 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.42%) Toad
7 1 (0.42%) MorphX
7 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.42%) NUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.42%) Moq
7 1 (0.42%) MSTest
General
1 25 (10.50%) Finance
2 22 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.72%) Billing
4 7 (2.94%) Marketing
5 6 (2.52%) Banking
6 5 (2.10%) Back Office
7 3 (1.26%) Games
7 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
8 2 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (36.97%) Developer
2 44 (18.49%) DBA
3 41 (17.23%) SQL DBA
4 32 (13.45%) Analyst
5 31 (13.03%) SQL Developer
6 27 (11.34%) Applications Support
7 21 (8.82%) .NET Developer
8 20 (8.40%) SQL Server DBA
9 17 (7.14%) C# Developer
10 16 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.88%) Administrator
12 12 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (5.04%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.36%) Programmer
13 8 (3.36%) Support Analyst
14 7 (2.94%) Senior Developer
15 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Developer
15 6 (2.52%) Server Administrator
15 6 (2.52%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (44.96%) .NET
2 49 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 46 (19.33%) XML
4 40 (16.81%) HTML
5 39 (16.39%) Web Services
6 24 (10.08%) CSS
7 22 (9.24%) WCF
8 16 (6.72%) .NET Framework
9 15 (6.30%) SOAP
10 12 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (4.62%) jQuery
12 9 (3.78%) WinForms
12 9 (3.78%) DHTML
12 9 (3.78%) COM+
12 9 (3.78%) Ajax
13 8 (3.36%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (2.94%) XSLT
14 7 (2.94%) ADO.NET
14 7 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 4 (1.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.29%) Clustering
2 24 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.98%) Replication
4 12 (5.04%) NHS
5 10 (4.20%) Open Source
6 9 (3.78%) IVR
7 8 (3.36%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.26%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.84%) Statistics
10 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.84%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.84%) W3C
10 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.42%) PMI
11 1 (0.42%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 101 (42.44%) Windows
2 64 (26.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (10.50%) Windows XP
5 19 (7.98%) Windows Vista
6 12 (5.04%) Windows 2000
7 8 (3.36%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.68%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.68%) Linux
9 4 (1.68%) UNIX
10 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) SUSE
11 1 (0.42%) AIX
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.55%) CRM
2 23 (9.66%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (8.82%) Migration
4 19 (7.98%) OO
5 17 (7.14%) ITIL
5 17 (7.14%) MVC
5 17 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (6.30%) Change Management
6 15 (6.30%) TDD
7 14 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 14 (5.88%) Workflow
8 13 (5.46%) Data Analysis
9 12 (5.04%) OOD
10 11 (4.62%) Scrum
10 11 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (4.62%) PRINCE2
10 11 (4.62%) Database Security
10 11 (4.62%) Performance Management
11 10 (4.20%) Load Balancing
11 10 (4.20%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 169 (71.01%) SQL
2 104 (43.70%) C#
3 67 (28.15%) T-SQL
4 39 (16.39%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.92%) VB.NET
6 24 (10.08%) Java
7 23 (9.66%) VB
8 21 (8.82%) VBScript
9 19 (7.98%) VB6
10 13 (5.46%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.62%) VBA
11 11 (4.62%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.84%) C++
12 2 (0.84%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.84%) PHP
13 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.42%) XAML
13 1 (0.42%) Python
13 1 (0.42%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (5.46%) MCTS
5 7 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.52%) Degree
7 2 (0.84%) MCITP
7 2 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.84%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) MCT
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.14%) QA
2 8 (3.36%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) WCAG
3 2 (0.84%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (10.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.20%) vSphere
3 7 (2.94%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.10%) vCloud
5 4 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.26%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.26%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
7 1 (0.42%) XenServer
7 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (5.04%) SCCM
2 10 (4.20%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.52%) WSUS
4 5 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.10%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.10%) SCOM
5 4 (1.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 106 (44.54%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.87%) Oracle
3 16 (6.72%) VMware
4 10 (4.20%) Citrix
5 8 (3.36%) Adobe
5 8 (3.36%) Symantec
6 7 (2.94%) CA
6 7 (2.94%) Veritas
6 7 (2.94%) Red Gate
7 5 (2.10%) Sophos
7 5 (2.10%) IBM
7 5 (2.10%) Altiris
7 5 (2.10%) Acronis
8 4 (1.68%) Cisco
8 4 (1.68%) Dell
8 4 (1.68%) EMC
9 3 (1.26%) Cognos
9 3 (1.26%) Siebel
9 3 (1.26%) Alterian
10 2 (0.84%) Google
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