Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 766 821 688
Rank change year-on-year +55 -133 -132
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 78 81 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.074% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.33% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 145
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £299 £272 £255
90th Percentile £495 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £320
% change year-on-year +3.45% +13.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £28.25 £32.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.43% -13.33% -9.46%
10th Percentile £28.38 £21.48 £28.38
90th Percentile £40.88 £36.43 £41.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.25 £32.60
% change year-on-year +27.43% -13.33% -9.46%

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 21394 24256 25991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.46% 22.08% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14249 16255 16834
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 383 351
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +20.00% -13.42%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.52 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +26.00% -12.66%

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 26 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server 2000 in the UK

SQL Server 2000
Top 14 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 26 July 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 +48 70 £400 +6.67% 6
UK excluding London +66 60 £375 +3.45% 4
North of England +65 25 £375 +31.58% 1
North West +53 20 £375 +15.38%
London +17 17 £463 +15.63% 2
South East +52 11 £405 +8.00% 2
Midlands +37 10 £367 -8.25%
West Midlands +35 9 £363 -12.12%
East of England -8 6 £325 -15.03% 1
Scotland +39 5 £425 +13.33%
Yorkshire +32 5 £419 -2.90%
Northern Ireland -50 2 £250 -
East Midlands -8 1 £450 +12.50%
Wales - 1 £343 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (65.38%) SQL
3 40 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (39.74%) .NET
7 30 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (29.49%) T-SQL
9 22 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (24.36%) C#
12 18 (23.08%) MVC
12 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (21.79%) Windows
14 16 (20.51%) ETL
15 15 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (19.23%) Finance
15 15 (19.23%) Banking
15 15 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (19.23%) SQL Server 2016
16 13 (16.67%) Degree
16 13 (16.67%) WPF
17 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (15.38%) Migration
17 12 (15.38%) DTS
17 12 (15.38%) CSS
17 12 (15.38%) HTML
17 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
18 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce

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 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) IIS
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.85%) SAS
4 2 (2.56%) JBoss
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Internet
1 7 (8.97%) Intranet
2 4 (5.13%) LAN
2 4 (5.13%) SAN
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) WAN
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (2.56%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) DMZ
4 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.56%) IPsec
4 2 (2.56%) NAS
4 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (42.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (19.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (19.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (15.38%) DTS
8 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (14.10%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (12.82%) NoSQL
11 4 (5.13%) Big Data
12 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
12 3 (3.85%) Power BI
13 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (2.56%) DB2
13 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
13 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.54%) AccuRev
2 9 (11.54%) JIRA
3 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.13%) ReSharper
5 4 (5.13%) Subversion
6 2 (2.56%) Lombardi
6 2 (2.56%) Moq
6 2 (2.56%) MSTest
6 2 (2.56%) NUnit
6 2 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.28%) Ant
General
1 15 (19.23%) Banking
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Investment Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Back Office
4 5 (6.41%) Automotive
5 4 (5.13%) Digital Economy
5 4 (5.13%) Local Government
5 4 (5.13%) Marketing
6 3 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (21.79%) DBA
2 17 (21.79%) Software Developer
2 17 (21.79%) SQL DBA
3 10 (12.82%) SQL Developer
4 7 (8.97%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.97%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (6.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (6.41%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (6.41%) WPF Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 4 (5.13%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) .NET
2 13 (16.67%) WPF
3 12 (15.38%) CSS
3 12 (15.38%) HTML
4 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.82%) WinForms
5 9 (11.54%) jQuery
5 9 (11.54%) WCF
6 8 (10.26%) .NET Framework
6 8 (10.26%) Classic ASP
6 8 (10.26%) Web Services
7 6 (7.69%) Ajax
7 6 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (5.13%) MDX
8 4 (5.13%) RESTful
9 2 (2.56%) Dojo
9 2 (2.56%) Ext JS
9 2 (2.56%) NHibernate
9 2 (2.56%) SAP CO-PA
9 2 (2.56%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.54%) Clustering
3 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.85%) MVS
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (23.08%) MVC
2 16 (20.51%) ETL
3 15 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (15.38%) Migration
5 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.82%) High Availability
7 8 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (8.97%) Cash Management
8 7 (8.97%) Data Architecture
8 7 (8.97%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.97%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.41%) Data Management
9 5 (6.41%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.13%) Database Tuning
10 4 (5.13%) ITIL
10 4 (5.13%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.13%) MVVM
10 4 (5.13%) SDLC
10 4 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) T-SQL
3 19 (24.36%) C#
4 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.41%) Java
6 5 (6.41%) VB
7 3 (3.85%) C
7 3 (3.85%) C++
7 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.85%) R
8 2 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) MCSE
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) MCITP
5 2 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.13%) XenApp
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) SCCM
2 5 (6.41%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (5.13%) SCOM
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.56%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Netcool
5 1 (1.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (1.28%) Netcool/Webtop
5 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle
3 8 (10.26%) HP
4 6 (7.69%) VMware
5 5 (6.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.56%) Dell
6 2 (2.56%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.56%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.56%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) McAfee
6 2 (2.56%) RedGate
6 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 2 (2.56%) Sencha
6 2 (2.56%) Sophos
6 2 (2.56%) Symantec
6 2 (2.56%) Tableau
7 1 (1.28%) F5
7 1 (1.28%) Nintex