The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 590 520
Rank change year-on-year +35 -70  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 37 36 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.070% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.38% 0.32% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 65
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +6.66% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £32.60
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 England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9817 11317 11614
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.89% 22.01% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6606 7733 7597
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 162
Median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.84% -  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in England

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2000 in England

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in England

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
North West - 11 £375 - 2
South East +20 9 £403 -7.47%
East of England 0 6 £325 -31.57%
Yorkshire +27 4 £419 +8.06%
London +24 3 £338 -15.62%
West Midlands +22 2 £363 -12.12% 1
East Midlands -1 1 £450 +12.50%
SQL Server 2000
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 45 (61.64%) SQL
3 36 (49.32%) .NET
3 36 (49.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (49.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 34 (46.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (35.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (34.25%) Windows
7 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (28.77%) T-SQL
8 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (27.40%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (27.40%) Migration
10 18 (24.66%) VB.NET
11 17 (23.29%) VB
12 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (20.55%) C#
14 14 (19.18%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (19.18%) ETL
14 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (16.44%) Office 365
15 12 (16.44%) Windows 10
15 12 (16.44%) Windows XP
15 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Excel
15 12 (16.44%) MS Access
15 12 (16.44%) VBA
15 12 (16.44%) VB6
15 12 (16.44%) Data Analysis

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.85%) SAS
2 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) Intranet
2 4 (5.48%) Internet
3 3 (4.11%) DNS
3 3 (4.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.37%) LAN
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) VLAN
4 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (49.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 36 (49.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 34 (46.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (35.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (27.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (21.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (19.18%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (19.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (16.44%) MS Access
9 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
10 5 (6.85%) Big Data
10 5 (6.85%) Hadoop
11 3 (4.11%) DTS
11 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
11 3 (4.11%) Power BI
12 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.74%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.85%) AccuRev
2 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) Lombardi
5 1 (1.37%) Moq
5 1 (1.37%) MSTest
5 1 (1.37%) NUnit
5 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (12.33%) Banking
2 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Advertising
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) DBA
2 17 (23.29%) SQL DBA
3 16 (21.92%) SQL Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Developer
4 11 (15.07%) SQL Server Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 10 (13.70%) VB Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Access Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Software Developer
6 9 (12.33%) SSIS Developer
6 9 (12.33%) VB6 Developer
7 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Access VBA Developer
7 8 (10.96%) ETL Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Excel Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Excel VBA Developer
7 8 (10.96%) VB VBA Developer
7 8 (10.96%) VBA Developer
8 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
2 6 (8.22%) CSS
2 6 (8.22%) HTML
2 6 (8.22%) WinForms
2 6 (8.22%) WPF
3 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.85%) WCF
4 4 (5.48%) jQuery
4 4 (5.48%) MDX
5 3 (4.11%) Classic ASP
5 3 (4.11%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) Dojo
6 2 (2.74%) Ext JS
6 2 (2.74%) SAP CO-PA
6 2 (2.74%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (2.74%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) Akka
7 1 (1.37%) Kafka
7 1 (1.37%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.85%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.48%) NHS
4 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.74%) Replication
6 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) Windows 10
2 12 (16.44%) Windows XP
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) MVS
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (27.40%) Migration
3 14 (19.18%) ETL
4 12 (16.44%) Data Analysis
5 11 (15.07%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (15.07%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.33%) MVC
7 8 (10.96%) High Availability
8 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.85%) ITIL
9 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.48%) Change Management
10 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.48%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.48%) SDLC
11 3 (4.11%) Information Management
11 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (4.11%) Server Monitoring
12 2 (2.74%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (61.64%) SQL
2 21 (28.77%) T-SQL
3 18 (24.66%) VB.NET
4 17 (23.29%) VB
5 15 (20.55%) C#
6 12 (16.44%) VB6
6 12 (16.44%) VBA
7 8 (10.96%) Java
8 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
9 6 (8.22%) C++
10 5 (6.85%) C
10 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
10 5 (6.85%) MATLAB
10 5 (6.85%) R
11 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (1.37%) Python
12 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) Degree
3 5 (6.85%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) MCITP
4 3 (4.11%) MCSE
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (5.48%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (4.11%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) HP
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) IBM
4 2 (2.74%) Sencha
4 2 (2.74%) Tableau
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Adobe
5 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.37%) F5
5 1 (1.37%) Nintex
5 1 (1.37%) Solace