The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 156 152
Rank change year-on-year +34 -4  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.58% 0.51% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £351 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.99% +16.83%  
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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 631 789 835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.42% 20.51% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 499 484
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £46.09
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the North West

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the North West

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester +16 8 £375 +6.99%
Cheshire - 2 £374 -
SQL Server 2000
England

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (33.33%) WCF
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (27.78%) WinForms
7 5 (27.78%) SCOM
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) WPF
8 4 (22.22%) Degree

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.56%) IPsec
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (22.22%) Ingres
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.56%) DB2
9 1 (5.56%) OLAP
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) AccuRev
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Lombardi
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Database Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) WinForms
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) WPF
5 3 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) Ajax
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (11.11%) CSS3
6 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) MDX
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (5.56%) Ext JS
7 1 (5.56%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Licensing
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Software Licensing
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (27.78%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.56%) Perfmon
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Lumension
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Sencha
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec