The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 261 249
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 4 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.051% 0.054% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.27% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 17
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
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 the South East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1598 1872 1707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 20.31% 20.03% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1209 1037
Median daily rate £408 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.05 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.69% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £55.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the South East

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the South East

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Kent +11 1 £400 +60.00%
East Sussex +3 1 £400 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
SQL Server 2000
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) Big Data
5 5 (50.00%) R
5 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
5 5 (50.00%) VB
5 5 (50.00%) SAS
5 5 (50.00%) MVS
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) C
5 5 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (50.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (10.00%) High Availability
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Big Data
5 5 (50.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (10.00%) DTS
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (30.00%) SAS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) MVS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) High Availability
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 5 (50.00%) R
3 5 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft