The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SQL Server 2000 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2000 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - - 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £32.60

SQL Server 2000 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 94 108 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 28.06% 25.35% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 69 72
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £20.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £15.90 £19.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.50 £22.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SQL Server 2000 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2000 in Cardiff

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in Cardiff

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in Cardiff