The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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
London / City of London
Rank 150 147 186
Rank change year-on-year -3 +39  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.034% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £475 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.15%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 794 908 1229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.73% 27.78% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 731 951
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -47.22%  
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the City of London

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the City of London

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2000 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (33.33%) Moq
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior WPF Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Ninject
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOrch