The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.13% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.26% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 159 315 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.89% 20.79% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 200 162
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.23% -68.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in Edinburgh

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) MVS
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware