The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2000 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 111 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.042% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.30% 0.22% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.12 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.12 - £29.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
540 447 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.15% 18.80% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 271 187
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 7
Average hourly rate £20.07 £23.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.73% -37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.25 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £36.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

SQL Server 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2000
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the West Midlands region.

SQL Server 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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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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
Coventry - 3 £265 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Birmingham -4 1 £350 +27.27%
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
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SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) T-SQL
3 14 (82.35%) SQL
4 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
5 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (58.82%) .NET
8 9 (52.94%) HTML
8 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (47.06%) Degree
9 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
9 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
9 8 (47.06%) Data Transformation
10 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (41.18%) VB
10 7 (41.18%) XML
10 7 (41.18%) NHS
11 6 (35.29%) Internet
11 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
11 6 (35.29%) MS Office
11 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET
11 6 (35.29%) VB6
12 4 (23.53%) Migration
12 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
12 4 (23.53%) VBScript
12 4 (23.53%) IIS
12 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
13 3 (17.65%) jQuery
13 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Automotive
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Reporting Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Report Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 7 (41.18%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) ADO.NET
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) Ajax
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
8 1 (5.88%) DHTML
8 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) NHS
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Data Transformation
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) T-SQL
2 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
4 7 (41.18%) VB
5 6 (35.29%) VB6
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) VBScript
7 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) SOASTA, Inc