The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 31 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 Cheshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 65 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.65% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.96% 2.43% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £428 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £180 £268
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
209 206 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.06% 26.82% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 79 92
Average daily rate £280 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -6.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.27% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £44.90 £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 2000
North West

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Chester +5 1 - -
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Windows 2000
North West

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Toshiba
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) PDA
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) PDA
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Toshiba
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft