The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - - 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £270
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 South Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 154 163 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.92% 29.74% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 98 97
Median daily rate £438 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
Median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% +8.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £17.45 £19.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £71.00 £32.10
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in South Wales

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) RedGate
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Finance

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Database Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) RedGate