The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 76 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.089% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 0.44% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £110 £213
% change year-on-year
+145.45% -48.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.15 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +16.53%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
225 229 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.45% 20.36% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 114 64
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £123 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (33.33%) Change Control
6 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
7 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) Altiris
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Change Management
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Wintel Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Altiris
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix