The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 30 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 2000
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 416 391
Rank change year-on-year +26 -25  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 10 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.20% 0.33% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 25
Median daily rate £365 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £314 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -4.68% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £36.50

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 London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4919 5463 5140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 24.96% 24.21% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3566 3937 3570
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 39
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.57 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.14% +90.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £18.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in London

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2000 in London

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in London

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
City of London +9 1 £475 -
SQL Server 2000
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (72.73%) .NET
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) Migration
4 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
5 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
6 12 (54.55%) MS Access
6 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
6 12 (54.55%) VB
6 12 (54.55%) VB.NET
6 12 (54.55%) VBA
6 12 (54.55%) Data Analysis
6 12 (54.55%) VB6
6 12 (54.55%) Windows 10
6 12 (54.55%) Office 365
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (22.73%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) Intranet
10 4 (18.18%) Banking
10 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
11 3 (13.64%) SCOrch
11 3 (13.64%) PowerShell

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (54.55%) MS Access
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.55%) DTS
6 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.55%) MySQL
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
2 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) VB Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Access Developer
3 9 (40.91%) VB6 Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Access VBA Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Excel Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Excel VBA Developer
4 8 (36.36%) VB VBA Developer
4 8 (36.36%) VBA Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.09%) DBA
7 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
7 2 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Akka
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.55%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Finagle
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Kafka
3 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.55%) Ninject
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 10
2 12 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (63.64%) Migration
2 12 (54.55%) Data Analysis
3 11 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) MVVM
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) VB
1 12 (54.55%) VB.NET
1 12 (54.55%) VB6
1 12 (54.55%) VBA
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) iManage
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Solace