The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 609 529
Rank change year-on-year +40 -80  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 32 35 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.065% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.31% 0.30% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 78
Median daily rate £400 £325 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -1.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £311 £325
% change year-on-year +28.82% -4.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £34.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +6.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £36.50 £29.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 £36.50 £38.46
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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10382 11757 13183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.44% 21.86% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6788 7965 8622
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 195 185
Median hourly rate £31.50 £31.27 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +16.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the UK

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server 2000 in the UK

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the UK

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +43 26 £400 +23.07% 5
South East +33 7 £408 +10.88%
West Midlands +29 5 £363 -19.44%
Berkshire +27 5 £405 -
North West +23 5 £368 +13.07% 2
London +13 5 £425 +9.67% 1
Warwickshire +12 4 - -
Scotland +47 3 £438 +28.67%
East of England -3 3 £400 +4.57%
Cheshire - 3 £330 -
Bracknell - 3 £405 -
Leamington Spa - 3 - -
Manchester +12 2 £400 +23.07% 2
County Antrim -41 2 £250 -
Belfast -44 2 £250 -
Northern Ireland -47 2 £250 -
Edinburgh - 2 £438 -
Yorkshire +20 1 - -
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £250 -31.50%
Suffolk - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 £343 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £410 -
Cardiff - 1 £343 -
South Wales - 1 £343 -
Shropshire - 1 £363 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (64.79%) SQL
3 45 (63.38%) Microsoft
4 37 (52.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (50.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (43.66%) .NET
7 25 (35.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 23 (32.39%) Windows
8 23 (32.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (30.99%) T-SQL
10 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (26.76%) Migration
13 17 (23.94%) C#
13 17 (23.94%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (18.31%) MVC
15 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
16 12 (16.90%) VB
16 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (15.49%) HTML
17 11 (15.49%) CSS
17 11 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (14.08%) ETL
18 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (14.08%) High Availability
19 9 (12.68%) Kimball Methodology
19 9 (12.68%) Degree
19 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) SAS
4 2 (2.82%) JBoss
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.27%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Internet
1 6 (8.45%) Intranet
2 4 (5.63%) LAN
2 4 (5.63%) SAN
2 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.63%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) DHCP
4 2 (2.82%) DMZ
4 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.82%) IPsec
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
4 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.82%) VLAN
5 1 (1.41%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (52.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (50.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (35.21%) SQL Server 2014
5 23 (32.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (28.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (15.49%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (9.86%) MS Access
11 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
12 4 (5.63%) Big Data
12 4 (5.63%) DTS
12 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
13 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
13 3 (4.23%) Power BI
14 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
14 2 (2.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.04%) AccuRev
2 5 (7.04%) JIRA
2 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.63%) Subversion
4 3 (4.23%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.82%) Lombardi
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.41%) Ant
6 1 (1.41%) Moq
6 1 (1.41%) MSTest
6 1 (1.41%) NUnit
6 1 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (11.27%) Banking
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Automotive
3 3 (4.23%) Advertising
3 3 (4.23%) Digital Economy
3 3 (4.23%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) DBA
2 16 (22.54%) SQL DBA
3 12 (16.90%) Software Developer
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (9.86%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (8.45%) SSIS Developer
7 6 (8.45%) VB Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Access Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (7.04%) ETL Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (7.04%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Excel Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Excel VBA Developer
9 4 (5.63%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) .NET
2 11 (15.49%) CSS
2 11 (15.49%) HTML
3 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.27%) jQuery
4 8 (11.27%) WPF
5 7 (9.86%) Classic ASP
5 7 (9.86%) Web Services
6 6 (8.45%) WinForms
7 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
7 5 (7.04%) Ajax
7 5 (7.04%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (7.04%) WCF
8 4 (5.63%) MDX
9 3 (4.23%) RESTful
10 2 (2.82%) Dojo
10 2 (2.82%) Ext JS
10 2 (2.82%) SAP CO-PA
10 2 (2.82%) Sencha Touch
10 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Clustering
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.86%) Windows 10
4 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.23%) MVS
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Migration
3 17 (23.94%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (18.31%) MVC
5 10 (14.08%) ETL
5 10 (14.08%) High Availability
6 9 (12.68%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.63%) ITIL
9 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.63%) SDLC
10 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.23%) MVVM
10 3 (4.23%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.23%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (4.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) SQL
2 22 (30.99%) T-SQL
3 17 (23.94%) C#
4 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
5 12 (16.90%) VB
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.86%) VB6
7 7 (9.86%) VBA
8 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
9 5 (7.04%) Java
10 3 (4.23%) C
10 3 (4.23%) C++
10 3 (4.23%) MATLAB
10 3 (4.23%) R
11 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) MCSE
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.23%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) MCITP
5 2 (2.82%) MCP
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) XenApp
3 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.82%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Netcool
4 1 (1.41%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.41%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) HP
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) Citrix
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) Dell
6 2 (2.82%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.82%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) McAfee
6 2 (2.82%) SAP
6 2 (2.82%) Sencha
6 2 (2.82%) Sophos
6 2 (2.82%) Symantec
6 2 (2.82%) Tableau
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) Nintex
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