The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Birmingham 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 53 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 0.17% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 0.84% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £171
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £259
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.88 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -15.57%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 119 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.50% 19.64% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 51
Average daily rate £301 £313 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 2000
West Midlands

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows 2000
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Compaq
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Fund Management
2 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Fund Management
1 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Compaq
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec