Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 758 783
Rank change year-on-year -79 +25 -133
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 51 77 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.085% 0.092%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.22% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 71
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £256 £300 £280
90th Percentile £469 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
UK median hourly rate - £39.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.48% +28.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year - +7.48% +28.09%

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 22,782 20,393 23,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.44% 22.56% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,878 13,645 15,712
UK median daily rate £473 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £278
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 247 377
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +6.48% -0.34%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.25 £12.12
90th Percentile £53.50 £50.00 £53.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.38% +5.45% +5.77%

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 May 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 10 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 May 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 -72 50 £350 -6.67% 16
UK excluding London -42 44 £350 -6.67% 13
North of England -13 28 £350 -6.67% 2
North West -4 26 £350 -6.67% 1
Midlands -6 8 £370 -6.03% 5
West Midlands -22 8 £370 +7.64% 1
South East -26 7 £263 -35.19% 3
London -63 7 £340 -9.33% 3
Yorkshire -22 2 £210 -44.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £250 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2000 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (88.24%) SQL
3 31 (60.78%) .NET
4 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
5 22 (43.14%) MVC
5 22 (43.14%) WinForms
5 22 (43.14%) WCF
5 22 (43.14%) WPF
6 21 (41.18%) JIRA
6 21 (41.18%) AccuRev
6 21 (41.18%) NoSQL
7 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (31.37%) C#
8 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (25.49%) Degree
9 13 (25.49%) Windows
9 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
11 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
11 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
12 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
13 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
13 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
14 7 (13.73%) IIS
14 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (13.73%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) IaaS
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (9.80%) PaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Intranet
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) IPsec
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) VLAN
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (41.18%) NoSQL
3 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.92%) DTS
10 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.92%) Power BI
10 2 (3.92%) QlikView
11 1 (1.96%) MySQL
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) AccuRev
1 21 (41.18%) JIRA
2 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.84%) Back Office
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Software Developer
3 13 (25.49%) SQL Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Desktop Support
5 11 (21.57%) .NET Developer
6 10 (19.61%) DBA
7 9 (17.65%) C# Developer
8 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (13.73%) WPF Developer
10 6 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (11.76%) WCF Developer
10 6 (11.76%) WinForms Developer
11 5 (9.80%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (9.80%) SQL DBA
12 4 (7.84%) Architect
12 4 (7.84%) C# WCF Developer
12 4 (7.84%) C# WPF Developer
12 4 (7.84%) SQL Server DBA
13 3 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) .NET
2 22 (43.14%) WCF
2 22 (43.14%) WinForms
2 22 (43.14%) WPF
3 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.84%) XML
5 3 (5.88%) CSS
5 3 (5.88%) HTML
5 3 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.92%) Classic ASP
6 2 (3.92%) XSL
7 1 (1.96%) ADO
7 1 (1.96%) Ajax
7 1 (1.96%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.96%) jQuery
7 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) E-Commerce
2 22 (43.14%) MVC
3 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.76%) ETL
5 5 (9.80%) Analytics
5 5 (9.80%) High Availability
5 5 (9.80%) Migration
5 5 (9.80%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.88%) Master Data Management
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
7 3 (5.88%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
8 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) SQL
2 16 (31.37%) C#
3 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
4 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
5 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 5 (9.80%) VBScript
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.88%) VB
7 3 (5.88%) VBA
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) HND
3 1 (1.96%) MCP
3 1 (1.96%) OCA
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) SCOM
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.88%) WMI
4 1 (1.96%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.96%) Foglight
4 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Capita
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) McAfee
5 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
5 1 (1.96%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard