The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 134 116
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18  
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.066% 0.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 0.31% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £363 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +63.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £311 £325
% change year-on-year +28.82% -4.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £34.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +6.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £36.50 £29.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 £36.50 £38.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.50 £34.12
% change year-on-year -5.47% +6.97%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 427 642 580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.02% 21.32% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 398 393
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £503 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +24.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £38.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

SQL Server 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server 2000 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2000 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server 2000 in the West Midlands

SQL Server 2000
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Warwickshire +12 4 - -
Shropshire - 1 £363 -
SQL Server 2000
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SQL Server 2000.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Intranet
3 5 (71.43%) Internet
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Classic ASP
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Automotive
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (14.29%) Power BI
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

SQL Server 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Ajax
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) Classic ASP
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft