The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
England / South West
Rank - 128 142
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.24% 0.065%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.15% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £381 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 South West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 447 607 713
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.47% 21.16% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 438 515
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £15.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.90 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Database Security
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server 2000
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Database Security
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) C
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware