The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 June 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 / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 146 132
Rank change year-on-year +36 -14  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.034% 0.068%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.15% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £438 £340 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.67% -1.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £340 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £340 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £311 £325
% change year-on-year +24.79% -4.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £34.12
% change year-on-year -5.47% +6.97%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 453 682 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.65% 23.21% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 388 320
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -15.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in Scotland

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in Scotland

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Edinburgh - 2 £438 -
Glasgow +7 1 - -
SQL Server 2000
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) R
5 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) R
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware