Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 811 690
Rank change year-on-year +4 -121 -69
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 57 75 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.071% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.32% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 133
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -1.52% -5.71%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £254
90th Percentile £549 £443 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +14.85% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £36.50 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +8.79% +205.00%
10th Percentile £27.95 £22.95 £28.43
90th Percentile £39.95 £39.89 £38.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £36.50 £33.55
% change year-on-year -6.85% +8.79% +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 21990 23596 26474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.39% 22.27% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14676 15790 17425
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 384 385
UK median hourly rate £29.56 £30.10 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +2.04% +11.32%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £13.85
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.64 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £29.76 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.16% -0.79% +20.00%

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 25 September 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 13 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 25 September 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 +24 50 £400 +23.08% 1
UK excluding London +40 43 £373 +14.85%
North of England +58 17 £363 +21.64%
North West +40 16 £363 +20.83%
London -6 14 £500 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +36 9 £363 +68.60%
Midlands +31 9 £363 +68.60%
South East +26 7 £408 +10.88%
Scotland +15 4 £450 +32.35%
East of England -8 3 £400 +35.59%
Northern Ireland -53 2 £250 +25.00%
Yorkshire +33 1 - -
Wales - 1 £343 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 36 (63.16%) SQL
3 32 (56.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
5 26 (45.61%) .NET
6 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 18 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (31.58%) T-SQL
7 18 (31.58%) MVC
8 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (26.32%) C#
10 13 (22.81%) Finance
10 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (21.05%) Degree
11 12 (21.05%) WPF
12 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (19.30%) Windows
13 10 (17.54%) DTS
13 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
13 10 (17.54%) ETL
13 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (15.79%) JIRA
14 9 (15.79%) AccuRev
14 9 (15.79%) WCF
14 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
14 9 (15.79%) Banking
14 9 (15.79%) HP
14 9 (15.79%) Visual Studio
14 9 (15.79%) CSS

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 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Internet
1 6 (10.53%) Intranet
2 3 (5.26%) DHCP
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) IPsec
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
2 3 (5.26%) NAS
2 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (3.51%) DMZ
3 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (56.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (43.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (22.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (17.54%) DTS
7 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
9 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (5.26%) Data Mining
13 2 (3.51%) Big Data
14 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
14 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) AccuRev
1 9 (15.79%) JIRA
1 9 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 3 (5.26%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.75%) Ant
5 1 (1.75%) Moq
5 1 (1.75%) MSTest
5 1 (1.75%) NUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 7 (12.28%) Back Office
3 7 (12.28%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Automotive
5 3 (5.26%) Digital Economy
5 3 (5.26%) Local Government
5 3 (5.26%) Marketing
6 2 (3.51%) Advertising
7 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 10 (17.54%) DBA
3 10 (17.54%) SQL DBA
4 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Data Architect
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.02%) WPF Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Project Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 12 (21.05%) WPF
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) WCF
4 8 (14.04%) .NET Framework
4 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
4 8 (14.04%) WinForms
5 7 (12.28%) Classic ASP
5 7 (12.28%) jQuery
5 7 (12.28%) Web Services
6 6 (10.53%) Ajax
6 6 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (5.26%) RESTful
8 1 (1.75%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (1.75%) HTML5
8 1 (1.75%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.75%) Ninject
8 1 (1.75%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (1.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) Clustering
4 3 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) MVS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) MVC
2 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.54%) ETL
4 8 (14.04%) Web Application Development
5 7 (12.28%) Cash Management
5 7 (12.28%) Data Architecture
5 7 (12.28%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.28%) Test Strategy
6 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.77%) Data Management
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) High Availability
8 4 (7.02%) SDLC
9 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.26%) Data Extraction
9 3 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (5.26%) MVVM
9 3 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) SQL
2 18 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 15 (26.32%) C#
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.02%) VB
7 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) C
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) Java
8 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) R
8 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) 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 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.02%) XenApp
2 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
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 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) HP
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) Citrix
4 5 (8.77%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) McAfee
5 3 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 2 (3.51%) Forcepoint
6 2 (3.51%) RedGate
6 2 (3.51%) Sophos
7 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Lumension
7 1 (1.75%) SAP