Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 747 795 661
Rank change year-on-year +48 -134 -90
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 70 72 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.071% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.32% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 130
England median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £301 £267 £255
90th Percentile £510 £485 £450
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
England median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £32.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +11.98% -9.46%
10th Percentile £28.38 £34.75 £28.38
90th Percentile £40.88 £38.25 £41.26
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £28.25 £32.60
% change year-on-year +27.43% -13.33% -9.46%

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 19774 22461 23760
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.54% 22.14% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13294 15231 15646
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 335 337
England median hourly rate £29.81 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.26% +22.00% -12.66%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +20.00% -13.42%

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2000 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 26 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +65 25 £375 +31.58% 1
North West +53 20 £375 +15.38%
London +17 17 £463 +15.63% 2
South East +52 11 £405 +8.00% 2
Midlands +37 10 £367 -8.25%
West Midlands +35 9 £363 -12.12%
East of England -8 6 £325 -15.03% 1
Yorkshire +32 5 £419 -2.90%
East Midlands -8 1 £450 +12.50%
SQL Server 2000
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (61.43%) SQL
3 34 (48.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 30 (42.86%) .NET
6 28 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (38.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (27.14%) T-SQL
8 19 (27.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (25.71%) MVC
9 18 (25.71%) C#
10 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (22.86%) ETL
12 15 (21.43%) Windows
13 13 (18.57%) Banking
13 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (18.57%) Degree
13 13 (18.57%) WPF
13 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (17.14%) CSS
14 12 (17.14%) HTML
14 12 (17.14%) Finance
15 11 (15.71%) Migration
15 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
15 11 (15.71%) DTS
15 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
16 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

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 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) SAS
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
1 7 (10.00%) Intranet
2 4 (5.71%) LAN
2 4 (5.71%) SAN
2 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (2.86%) DMZ
3 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.86%) IPsec
3 2 (2.86%) NAS
3 2 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (48.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (38.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (27.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (27.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (15.71%) DTS
9 10 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
10 3 (4.29%) Big Data
10 3 (4.29%) Power BI
11 2 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.86%) DB2
11 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.86%) AccuRev
2 9 (12.86%) JIRA
3 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.71%) ReSharper
5 4 (5.71%) Subversion
6 2 (2.86%) Lombardi
6 2 (2.86%) Moq
6 2 (2.86%) MSTest
6 2 (2.86%) NUnit
6 2 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.43%) Ant
General
1 13 (18.57%) Banking
2 12 (17.14%) Finance
3 8 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.00%) Back Office
5 5 (7.14%) Automotive
6 4 (5.71%) Digital Economy
6 4 (5.71%) Local Government
6 4 (5.71%) Marketing
7 2 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Software Developer
3 15 (21.43%) DBA
3 15 (21.43%) SQL DBA
4 8 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 5 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
7 5 (7.14%) WPF Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.71%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.71%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.86%) .NET
2 13 (18.57%) WPF
3 12 (17.14%) CSS
3 12 (17.14%) HTML
4 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 10 (14.29%) WinForms
5 9 (12.86%) jQuery
5 9 (12.86%) WCF
6 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.43%) Classic ASP
6 8 (11.43%) Web Services
7 6 (8.57%) Ajax
7 6 (8.57%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (5.71%) MDX
8 4 (5.71%) RESTful
9 2 (2.86%) Dojo
9 2 (2.86%) Ext JS
9 2 (2.86%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.86%) SAP CO-PA
9 2 (2.86%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.00%) Clustering
4 4 (5.71%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) MVS
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) MVC
2 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.86%) ETL
4 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
5 11 (15.71%) Migration
6 8 (11.43%) High Availability
7 7 (10.00%) Cash Management
7 7 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 7 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.14%) Data Management
8 5 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.71%) Database Tuning
9 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
9 4 (5.71%) MVVM
9 4 (5.71%) SDLC
9 4 (5.71%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (5.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) SQL
2 19 (27.14%) T-SQL
3 18 (25.71%) C#
4 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.71%) Java
8 2 (2.86%) C
8 2 (2.86%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.86%) R
8 2 (2.86%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) MCITP
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
3 2 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.86%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Netcool
4 1 (1.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.43%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) HP
4 5 (7.14%) VMware
5 3 (4.29%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) RedGate
6 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 2 (2.86%) Sencha
6 2 (2.86%) Symantec
6 2 (2.86%) Tableau
7 1 (1.43%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) Nintex