I am familiar with your style of writing in this thread
No offense though, but it's just makes me wonder why you and them are so typical.
What's so special about SQL Server 2000 anyway ?
What matters is how do you use that technology, and what are your experiences with it?
How do you see any potential of the usage of that technology in the future with your skills, knowledge and expertise with SQL Server 2000 ?
I think there are lots of SQL technologies out there (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.),
Why do you learn SQL Server 2000 ? and What's the advantage of this MS SQL Server 2000, compared to others ?
Anyway... to be able to get a "more than average" IT job in Singapore, which will increase your chance to be imported here, you need to be more expert in your knowledge domain, technology design and management.
In your case it's probably around the area of database, storage, or maybe storage area network ?
For e.g. experience in telecommunication technology like GSM, VoIP, SIP, etc, an exp. in security, an exp. in embedded & real-time technologies, or an exp. in quantitative development & analysis for trading and securities, are one of those potential examples.
Other types of IT jobs are software engineer / developer. But, in my opinion Singapore is still not the place for software engineer who's looking for a promising career. Why ? Because business in this area are not that various / rich enough, and most of software engineering / development jobs are still dominated by certain mindsets, that will not make this kind of field to have a big growth as we had seen in other places which is the source of "software innovation".
That's what I see right now, but it might be better in the future.