The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Rank 114 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 4 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.16% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.85% 0.68% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £326 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £341 £341
% change year-on-year
-6.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £21.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+84.70% -32.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
468 443 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.76% 24.17% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 220 243
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.31 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2000
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 3 £313 -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
SQL Server 2000
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) VB6
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (20.00%) Data Security
5 1 (20.00%) Law
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) XPath
5 1 (20.00%) MDX
5 1 (20.00%) Refactoring

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) DTS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
1 1 (20.00%) XSL
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft