The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 111 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 18 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.20% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.07% 1.04% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £275 £105 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -51.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £223 £270
% change year-on-year
+37.07% -17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.84 £12.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.54% -15.83%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
586 479 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.53% 19.49% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 191 210
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £34.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 2000
South East

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Berkshire region.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Berkshire region.

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 2000 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 9 £275 +161.90% 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Slough - - - -
Windows 2000
South East

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows 2000 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 2000.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
3 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) UNIX
5 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (41.67%) Windows NT
6 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) HP
7 9 (37.50%) AIX
8 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
9 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (25.00%) Tivoli
9 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (25.00%) McAfee
9 6 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (25.00%) ISEB
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) OO
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle
9 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (25.00%) Facility Management
9 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Vista

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows 2000 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 2000. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) SMS
3 1 (4.17%) 4G
3 1 (4.17%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (4.17%) MGW
3 1 (4.17%) RTP
3 1 (4.17%) SS7
3 1 (4.17%) Megaco
3 1 (4.17%) ISUP
3 1 (4.17%) CTI
3 1 (4.17%) 3GPP
3 1 (4.17%) UMTS
3 1 (4.17%) WCDMA
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) ATM
3 1 (4.17%) CDMA
3 1 (4.17%) GPRS
3 1 (4.17%) GSM
3 1 (4.17%) ISDN
3 1 (4.17%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) TestDirector
2 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (12.50%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 12 (50.00%) UNIX
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (41.67%) Windows NT
6 9 (37.50%) AIX
7 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Vista
9 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (25.00%) OO
1 6 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (25.00%) Facility Management
2 4 (16.67%) Scrum
2 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.67%) V-Model
2 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) MCSE
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.50%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) BS15000
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (12.50%) Netcool
3 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) McAfee
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (12.50%) Altiris
4 3 (12.50%) Veritas
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Huawei
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase