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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 535 453 408
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -45
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 85 160 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 1.37% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 114 81
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£333 £349 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% -12.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.15% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 15
Average hourly rate £34.03 £32.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.61 £32.50 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £32.50 £36.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.03 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.55%

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
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -82 76 £336 -3.51% 22
London -17 31 £340 -12.25% 9
Gloucestershire +3 9 £331 +32.50%
South West -5 9 £331 +32.50% 1
South Wales +2 8 £330 -29.41%
Wales -5 8 £330 -29.78%
City of London -11 8 £450 +16.12% 3
Yorkshire -20 8 £375 +275.00%
Cardiff - 8 £330 -
West Yorkshire -21 7 £381 +281.25%
West Midlands +8 6 £270 -1.81%
East of England -1 6 £305 -23.75% 1
North East -31 6 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -32 6 - - 1
Cheltenham - 6 £333 -
Leeds -20 5 £388 +287.50%
South East -51 5 £350 +40.00% 8
Chelmsford - 5 £350 -
Essex - 5 £350 - 1
North West -37 4 £348 +8.59%
Bromley -2 3 £260 -
Sunderland -5 3 - - 1
Coventry - 3 £265 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes -7 2 - -
Manchester -21 2 £455 +42.18%
Lancashire - 2 £265 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Blackburn - 2 £265 -
Gloucester +5 1 £350 -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 186 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 130 (69.89%) SQL
3 103 (55.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (52.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 97 (52.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 89 (47.85%) Microsoft
6 87 (46.77%) .NET
7 85 (45.70%) T-SQL
8 83 (44.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 61 (32.80%) C#
10 56 (30.11%) VB
11 54 (29.03%) ASP.NET
12 52 (27.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 51 (27.42%) VB6
14 50 (26.88%) Windows
15 41 (22.04%) Visual Studio
16 40 (21.51%) XML
17 37 (19.89%) Finance
18 36 (19.35%) HTML
19 35 (18.82%) DTS
20 33 (17.74%) IIS
21 31 (16.67%) Web Services
21 31 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
22 27 (14.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 27 (14.52%) IBM
22 27 (14.52%) Migration
23 25 (13.44%) Manufacturing
23 25 (13.44%) VB.NET
24 23 (12.37%) FTP
25 22 (11.83%) ETL

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (17.74%) IIS
2 10 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.15%) LiveCycle
4 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.54%) SAS
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.53%) MS Office
3 5 (2.69%) MS Project
4 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.61%) Primavera
3 2 (1.08%) Sage BI
4 1 (0.54%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.54%) Global One
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.37%) FTP
2 11 (5.91%) Internet
3 7 (3.76%) SAN
4 5 (2.69%) DHCP
4 5 (2.69%) DNS
5 3 (1.61%) Firewall
6 2 (1.08%) Intranet
6 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.54%) LDAP
7 1 (0.54%) LAN
7 1 (0.54%) VLAN
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 103 (55.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (52.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 97 (52.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (44.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (27.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (18.82%) DTS
7 27 (14.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (8.60%) Oracle Database
10 10 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (4.84%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (2.69%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.69%) EDRMS
13 5 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (2.15%) ProClarity
14 4 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (22.04%) Visual Studio
2 31 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (8.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (5.91%) Subversion
5 10 (5.38%) JIRA
6 8 (4.30%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.69%) NUnit
8 5 (2.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (2.69%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.15%) ClearCase
9 4 (2.15%) ClearQuest
9 4 (2.15%) ReSharper
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.61%) Toad
11 2 (1.08%) Log4Net
11 2 (1.08%) Selenium
11 2 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.08%) Moq
12 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (19.89%) Finance
2 25 (13.44%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.76%) Banking
3 7 (3.76%) Local Government
4 6 (3.23%) Automotive
5 3 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Front Office
6 2 (1.08%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (34.95%) Developer
2 45 (24.19%) DBA
3 36 (19.35%) SQL DBA
4 25 (13.44%) Analyst
5 22 (11.83%) SQL Developer
6 21 (11.29%) Programmer
7 17 (9.14%) .NET Developer
7 17 (9.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 17 (9.14%) VB Programmer
8 10 (5.38%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Administrator
10 7 (3.76%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.76%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Consultant
11 6 (3.23%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (2.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 5 (2.69%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (46.77%) .NET
2 54 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 40 (21.51%) XML
4 36 (19.35%) HTML
5 31 (16.67%) Web Services
6 20 (10.75%) .NET Framework
7 15 (8.06%) ADO.NET
8 14 (7.53%) jQuery
9 12 (6.45%) COM+
10 11 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (5.38%) Ajax
11 10 (5.38%) CSS
11 10 (5.38%) WSDL
12 9 (4.84%) XML Schema
12 9 (4.84%) XSL
12 9 (4.84%) AngularJS
13 8 (4.30%) WCF
14 7 (3.76%) SOAP
14 7 (3.76%) Entity Framework
14 7 (3.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.83%) Replication
2 18 (9.68%) NHS
3 13 (6.99%) Clustering
4 5 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.61%) CMDB
7 2 (1.08%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.08%) Statistics
7 2 (1.08%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.54%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.54%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.88%) Windows
2 22 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (4.84%) Linux
4 8 (4.30%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (2.69%) UNIX
6 4 (2.15%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.15%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.15%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.61%) Solaris
7 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.52%) Migration
2 22 (11.83%) ETL
3 18 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (8.60%) MVC
4 16 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (7.53%) CRM
6 14 (7.53%) Data Migration
7 13 (6.99%) ITIL
8 12 (6.45%) Project Management
9 11 (5.91%) Change Management
9 11 (5.91%) Scrum
10 9 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.84%) SOA
11 8 (4.30%) OO
11 8 (4.30%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.76%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.76%) OOP
12 7 (3.76%) Data Transformation
13 6 (3.23%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 130 (69.89%) SQL
2 85 (45.70%) T-SQL
3 61 (32.80%) C#
4 56 (30.11%) VB
5 51 (27.42%) VB6
6 25 (13.44%) VB.NET
7 22 (11.83%) VBScript
8 18 (9.68%) PowerShell
9 16 (8.60%) JavaScript
10 11 (5.91%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.76%) C++
11 7 (3.76%) VBA
12 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.15%) Java
13 3 (1.61%) X++
14 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.08%) Korn
15 1 (0.54%) Perl
15 1 (0.54%) PHP
15 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (6.99%) Degree
2 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.15%) MCAD
4 4 (2.15%) MCSD
4 4 (2.15%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) APMP
6 2 (1.08%) MCTS
6 2 (1.08%) ISEB
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CCNA
7 1 (0.54%) MCSA
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.54%) SRDF
5 1 (0.54%) vSphere
5 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.61%) Control-M
1 3 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (1.08%) WSUS
3 1 (0.54%) SCCM
3 1 (0.54%) Foglight
3 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 89 (47.85%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.52%) IBM
3 22 (11.83%) Oracle
4 7 (3.76%) VMware
5 4 (2.15%) Telerik
5 4 (2.15%) Adobe
5 4 (2.15%) Remedy
6 3 (1.61%) Veritas
6 3 (1.61%) Sybase
7 2 (1.08%) SAP
7 2 (1.08%) Sun
7 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.08%) Apple
7 2 (1.08%) Sage
7 2 (1.08%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco
7 2 (1.08%) Google
7 2 (1.08%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.08%) NetApp
8 1 (0.54%) SOASTA, Inc
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