The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SQL Server 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 7 over the 3 months to 28 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.

Microsoft SQL Server 7.0
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 638 -
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.002% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SQL Server 7 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 10282 11885 12104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.18% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7982 7762
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 129 187 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

SQL Server 7
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SQL Server 7 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 7 in the UK

SQL Server 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 7.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 7 in the UK

SQL Server 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 7.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 7 in the UK

SQL Server 7
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 7 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 7.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

SQL Server 7
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle