The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 June 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2000
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 123 141
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.080% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 0.38% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £311 £325
% change year-on-year +28.82% -4.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £34.12
% change year-on-year -5.47% +6.97%  

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 East of England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 444 525 731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.30% 21.05% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 309 408
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +46.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the East of England

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2000 in the East of England

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the East of England

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 £250 -31.50%
Suffolk - 1 £400 -
SQL Server 2000
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Information Management
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) Classic ASP
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) Data Protection

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) Classic ASP
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft