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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 119 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 3 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.33% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 1.47% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £323 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +28.42%
SQL Server 2000
England

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
440 476 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.65% 22.19% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 285 259
Average daily rate £330 £333 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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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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
Birmingham -1 3 £425 +70.00%
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
SQL Server 2000
England

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) DTS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft