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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
UK
Rank 571 584 528
Rank change year-on-year +13 -56  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 38 57 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.48% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 71
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -4.68% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £32.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £32.60

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 10183 11784 11924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.77% 22.14% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6896 7899 7632
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 189 156
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +24 36 £375 -9.90% 11
London +22 10 £365 -14.11% 1
North West +34 9 £375 +6.99% 1
Manchester +19 7 £375 +6.99% 1
Yorkshire +13 5 £413 +6.45% 1
South East +24 4 £400 -5.88% 2
South Yorkshire 0 3 £425 -
East of England -3 3 £245 -48.42% 3
Scotland +19 2 £325 -13.33%
Edinburgh +18 2 £325 -13.33%
West Midlands +12 2 £325 -13.33% 1
West Yorkshire +11 2 £406 -4.41%
East Midlands +1 2 £438 +2.94%
Norfolk - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £438 -
Cheshire - 2 £374 -
Norwich - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £438 -
Kent +10 1 £400 +60.00%
East Sussex +6 1 £400 -4.76%
Leeds +5 1 £400 -5.88%
City of London +1 1 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £325 - 1
Chester - 1 £360 -
Warrington - 1 £388 -
Hove - 1 £400 -
Watford - 1 £245 - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
Huddersfield - 1 £413 -

SQL Server 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (68.82%) SQL
3 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
4 50 (53.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (49.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (46.24%) Windows
7 39 (41.94%) .NET
7 39 (41.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 34 (36.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (27.96%) Migration
11 23 (24.73%) T-SQL
12 21 (22.58%) VB
12 21 (22.58%) Oracle
12 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
14 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (19.35%) C#
14 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
15 13 (13.98%) VB.NET
15 13 (13.98%) MySQL
15 13 (13.98%) ETL
15 13 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (13.98%) Office 365
15 13 (13.98%) High Availability
16 12 (12.90%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server 2000
Top Related 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 6 (6.45%) IIS
1 6 (6.45%) SAS
2 4 (4.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.15%) JBoss
4 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.75%) MS Office
3 5 (5.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (13.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Intranet
2 5 (5.38%) SAN
3 4 (4.30%) DNS
3 4 (4.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.15%) LAN
4 2 (2.15%) WAN
5 1 (1.08%) DHCP
5 1 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.08%) IPsec
5 1 (1.08%) NAS
5 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (53.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 46 (49.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (41.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 34 (36.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (32.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (13.98%) MySQL
10 12 (12.90%) MS Access
11 11 (11.83%) Oracle Database
12 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (7.53%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (6.45%) Big Data
15 6 (6.45%) Hadoop
16 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
17 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.30%) AccuRev
3 4 (4.30%) JIRA
4 2 (2.15%) Lombardi
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.08%) FxCop
5 1 (1.08%) Moq
5 1 (1.08%) MSTest
5 1 (1.08%) NUnit
5 1 (1.08%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) StyleCop
General
1 11 (11.83%) Banking
2 9 (9.68%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Advertising
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Local Government
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (48.39%) Developer
2 29 (31.18%) DBA
3 26 (27.96%) SQL DBA
4 16 (17.20%) SQL Developer
5 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Developer
6 10 (10.75%) Administrator
6 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (10.75%) SSIS Developer
6 10 (10.75%) VB Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Access Developer
7 9 (9.68%) VB6 Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Access VBA Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 8 (8.60%) ETL Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Excel Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Excel VBA Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.60%) VB VBA Developer
8 8 (8.60%) VBA Developer
9 6 (6.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.94%) .NET
2 9 (9.68%) CSS
2 9 (9.68%) HTML
3 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.53%) WCF
5 6 (6.45%) jQuery
6 5 (5.38%) MDX
6 5 (5.38%) Web Services
6 5 (5.38%) WinForms
6 5 (5.38%) WPF
6 5 (5.38%) XML
7 4 (4.30%) Ajax
7 4 (4.30%) JSON
8 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.15%) Classic ASP
8 2 (2.15%) Dojo
8 2 (2.15%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.15%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Clustering
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.30%) NHS
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Licensing
5 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.24%) Windows
2 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (12.90%) Windows 10
3 12 (12.90%) Windows XP
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.45%) MVS
7 5 (5.38%) Linux
8 4 (4.30%) Unix
9 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.08%) Android
10 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Migration
2 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (13.98%) ETL
4 13 (13.98%) High Availability
4 13 (13.98%) Unit Testing
5 12 (12.90%) Data Analysis
5 12 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (9.68%) Kimball Methodology
6 9 (9.68%) MVC
7 8 (8.60%) Virtual Environments
8 6 (6.45%) Data Migration
8 6 (6.45%) ITIL
9 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.38%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.30%) Database Security
10 4 (4.30%) Functional Testing
10 4 (4.30%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 64 (68.82%) SQL
2 23 (24.73%) T-SQL
3 21 (22.58%) VB
4 18 (19.35%) C#
5 13 (13.98%) VB.NET
6 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 12 (12.90%) VB6
6 12 (12.90%) VBA
7 9 (9.68%) Java
8 7 (7.53%) C
8 7 (7.53%) C++
8 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.45%) MATLAB
9 6 (6.45%) R
10 2 (2.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) Python
11 1 (1.08%) Scala
11 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) MCITP
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) MCDBA
3 6 (6.45%) Degree
4 5 (5.38%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (4.30%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Data Guard
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (5.38%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (5.38%) SCOM
3 4 (4.30%) SCCM
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (3.23%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.08%) Netcool
6 1 (1.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (1.08%) Netcool/Webtop
6 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.08%) Perfmon
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 55 (59.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.58%) Oracle
3 9 (9.68%) VMware
4 8 (8.60%) RedGate
5 2 (2.15%) IBM
5 2 (2.15%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Sencha
5 2 (2.15%) Tableau
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe
6 1 (1.08%) Citrix
6 1 (1.08%) Cognos
6 1 (1.08%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) iManage
6 1 (1.08%) Lumension
6 1 (1.08%) Nintex
6 1 (1.08%) Solace
6 1 (1.08%) Symantec
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