Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 829 767 746
Rank change year-on-year -62 -21 -98
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 46 95 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.21% 0.44% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 69 91
UK median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £325 £252 £250
90th Percentile £549 £469 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
UK median hourly rate - £57.50 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.39% +16.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £33.55
% change year-on-year - +71.39% +16.94%

SQL Server 2000 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22,068 21,747 24,744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.01% 22.52% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,353 14,496 16,456
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 319 425
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £28.18 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.12% -6.07% +4.57%
10th Percentile £14.54 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.36 £50.32 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.94 £29.50
% change year-on-year +29.93% -8.69% +7.27%

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SQL Server 2000 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 9 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 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -52 45 £363 - 21
UK excluding London -30 35 £350 -6.67% 17
North of England +27 24 £350 +7.69% 7
North West +21 24 £350 +16.67% 4
London -52 11 £533 +43.92% 4
South East -19 8 £225 -44.10% 5
West Midlands +3 2 - - 4
Midlands -1 2 - - 5
Scotland - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (65.22%) SQL
3 20 (43.48%) .NET
4 18 (39.13%) MVC
5 17 (36.96%) E-Commerce
5 17 (36.96%) JIRA
5 17 (36.96%) WCF
5 17 (36.96%) WPF
5 17 (36.96%) AccuRev
5 17 (36.96%) NoSQL
6 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (34.78%) WinForms
7 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (30.43%) .NET Framework
7 14 (30.43%) Degree
7 14 (30.43%) Web Application Development
7 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
9 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (21.74%) VBScript
12 9 (19.57%) HTML
12 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
12 9 (19.57%) CSS
12 9 (19.57%) IIS
12 9 (19.57%) DTS
12 9 (19.57%) ETL
12 9 (19.57%) Finance
12 9 (19.57%) Back Office

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 9 (19.57%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) IPsec
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (36.96%) NoSQL
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (19.57%) DTS
6 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
8 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
11 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) AccuRev
1 17 (36.96%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.52%) MSTest
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (19.57%) Back Office
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Software Developer
3 13 (28.26%) Desktop Support
4 8 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 7 (15.22%) DBA
5 7 (15.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (15.22%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (15.22%) SQL DBA
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Data Architect
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Project Leader
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Project Leader
8 3 (6.52%) Tester
8 3 (6.52%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) .NET
2 17 (36.96%) WCF
2 17 (36.96%) WPF
3 16 (34.78%) WinForms
4 14 (30.43%) .NET Framework
5 9 (19.57%) CSS
5 9 (19.57%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) Ajax
6 8 (17.39%) jQuery
7 7 (15.22%) XML
8 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.17%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (17.39%) Windows 2000
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) MVC
2 17 (36.96%) E-Commerce
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Web Application Development
4 9 (19.57%) ETL
5 7 (15.22%) Cash Management
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 7 (15.22%) Data Architecture
5 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
5 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
5 7 (15.22%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (15.22%) SDLC
5 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
5 7 (15.22%) Web Development
6 5 (10.87%) Data Management
7 3 (6.52%) Task Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.35%) BCP
8 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (65.22%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) VBScript
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.52%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) WMI
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) KANA
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Lumension
2 1 (2.17%) McAfee
2 1 (2.17%) RedGate
2 1 (2.17%) Sun
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec
2 1 (2.17%) VMware