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 22 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
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 143 129
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 0 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.69% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £306 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £311 £318
% change year-on-year +28.82% -2.20%  
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 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 537 581 700
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 19.93% 19.37% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 416 511
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 18
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 in the South West.

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