Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 797 725
Rank change year-on-year -42 -72 -86
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 57 89 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.25% 0.37% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 117
UK median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £316 £213 £256
90th Percentile £549 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £351 £333
% change year-on-year +3.42% +5.41% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £57.50 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.48% +71.39% +54.25%
10th Percentile £27.53 £29.05 £29.84
90th Percentile £38.98 £62.63 £39.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £57.50 £33.55
% change year-on-year -43.48% +71.39% +54.25%

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 22744 23743 26649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.07% 22.61% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15534 15721 17557
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +1.04%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £270
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 374 415
UK median hourly rate £31.41 £28.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.16% -0.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.08 £10.08 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.19 £52.00 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.08% +29.13%

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 24 November 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 11 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 24 November 2017. 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 -32 52 £375 +7.07% 4
UK excluding London +5 42 £363 +3.42% 4
North of England +44 21 £363 +11.54% 4
North West +29 20 £363 +20.83% 4
London -13 15 £500 +31.58%
Midlands +34 8 £343 +59.65%
West Midlands +23 8 £343 +59.65%
South East +8 8 - -
Scotland - 3 £450 -
Northern Ireland -44 2 £250 +25.00%
Yorkshire +17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (59.65%) SQL
3 27 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (38.60%) .NET
6 17 (29.82%) Windows
6 17 (29.82%) MVC
6 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
8 15 (26.32%) Degree
8 15 (26.32%) WPF
9 14 (24.56%) CSS
9 14 (24.56%) HTML
9 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
9 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
10 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
10 13 (22.81%) jQuery
11 12 (21.05%) WCF
11 12 (21.05%) JIRA
11 12 (21.05%) AccuRev
11 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
11 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (21.05%) Ajax
12 11 (19.30%) Finance
12 11 (19.30%) WinForms
12 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (19.30%) Web Application Development
12 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework

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 (15.79%) IIS
2 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
1 5 (8.77%) Intranet
2 3 (5.26%) DHCP
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.51%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.75%) IPsec
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) NAS
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
6 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (15.79%) DTS
8 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.26%) Data Mining
10 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.75%) Big Data
12 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) AccuRev
1 12 (21.05%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.02%) MSTest
5 3 (5.26%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.75%) Ant
6 1 (1.75%) Moq
6 1 (1.75%) NUnit
6 1 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Back Office
3 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.77%) Automotive
5 4 (7.02%) Local Government
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Economy
6 3 (5.26%) Marketing
6 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.51%) Advertising
8 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 11 (19.30%) DBA
3 11 (19.30%) SQL DBA
4 10 (17.54%) Desktop Support
5 8 (14.04%) Web Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (12.28%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Architect
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Administrator
8 4 (7.02%) Data Architect
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.02%) WPF Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Project Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) .NET
2 15 (26.32%) WPF
3 14 (24.56%) CSS
3 14 (24.56%) HTML
4 13 (22.81%) jQuery
5 12 (21.05%) Ajax
5 12 (21.05%) WCF
6 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
6 11 (19.30%) WinForms
7 7 (12.28%) XML
8 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.77%) Classic ASP
9 5 (8.77%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (8.77%) Web Services
10 3 (5.26%) RESTful
11 1 (1.75%) Castle Windsor
11 1 (1.75%) HTML5
11 1 (1.75%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.75%) Ninject
11 1 (1.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Replication
3 3 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.04%) Windows 2000
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.75%) Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Solaris
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) MVC
2 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) E-Commerce
4 11 (19.30%) Web Application Development
5 9 (15.79%) ETL
6 7 (12.28%) Cash Management
6 7 (12.28%) Change Management
6 7 (12.28%) Data Architecture
6 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.28%) Front End Development
6 7 (12.28%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (12.28%) SDLC
6 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
6 7 (12.28%) Web Development
7 5 (8.77%) Data Management
8 4 (7.02%) Database Tuning
8 4 (7.02%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (5.26%) MVVM
9 3 (5.26%) Task Automation
9 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.81%) T-SQL
4 10 (17.54%) VBScript
5 9 (15.79%) C#
6 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.26%) VB
8 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) MCP
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCOM
2 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (3.51%) WMI
4 1 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Netcool
4 1 (1.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.75%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (1.75%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) KANA
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Citrix
3 3 (5.26%) HP
3 3 (5.26%) McAfee
3 3 (5.26%) RedGate
4 2 (3.51%) Dell
4 2 (3.51%) Forcepoint
4 2 (3.51%) Sophos
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.75%) Lumension
5 1 (1.75%) Sun
5 1 (1.75%) Symantec