The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 118 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 3 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 1.64% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £193 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -24.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £180 £268
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -32.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £14.84 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Windows 2000
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
509 610 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.95% 23.82% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 278 235
Average daily rate £325 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £26.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 27 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +1 3 £263 +46.85%
Reading - - - - 1
Windows 2000
South East

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) MCSE
7 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 4 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (28.57%) ISEB
9 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
9 3 (21.43%) McAfee
9 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 3 (21.43%) MCP
9 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
9 3 (21.43%) Altiris
10 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (14.29%) Validation
10 2 (14.29%) Scrum
10 2 (14.29%) VMware
10 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
10 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
10 2 (14.29%) UNIX

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) SMS
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) V-Model
2 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) MCSE
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 3 (21.43%) MCP
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) McAfee
2 3 (21.43%) Altiris
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) HP