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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 105 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 5 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.093% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.23% 0.41% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £24.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.91% -29.28%
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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
407 482 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.85% 22.30% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 267 245
Average daily rate £350 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 16
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.48 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SQL Server 2000 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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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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 £350 -
West Bromwich - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
SQL Server 2000
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) XML
7 2 (22.22%) XSLT
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) VBScript
7 2 (22.22%) DHTML
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (22.22%) Apple
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) DTS
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSLT
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) DHTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) RUP
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) VMware