The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 28 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 - £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 Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 62 125 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 19.25% 36.87% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 90 38
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £298 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in Merseyside

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL