The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 488 407 345
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -62
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 69 132 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 1.34% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 61
Average daily rate
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£275 £135 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £110 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £110 £213
% change year-on-year
+145.45% -48.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 43
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £96.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.15 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +16.53%
Windows 2000
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10645 9860 9025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.92% 22.42% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6292 5512 4817
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 853 912 1031
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £38.85
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 England

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

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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
South East -25 19 £300 -17.24% 3
London -16 17 £368 +27.82% 6
West Midlands +8 10 £193 +54.00%
North West -22 8 £270 +100.00%
South West - 5 £250 - 2
East of England 0 4 £170 - 3
East Midlands -12 4 £238 +115.90%
Yorkshire -12 2 £300 +172.72% 2
Windows 2000
UK

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (61.80%) Microsoft
3 98 (55.06%) Active Directory
3 98 (55.06%) Windows XP
4 94 (52.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (44.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (33.15%) VMware
7 53 (29.78%) MS Office
8 50 (28.09%) MS Excel
9 48 (26.97%) Citrix
10 39 (21.91%) UNIX
10 39 (21.91%) TCP/IP
11 38 (21.35%) DNS
11 38 (21.35%) Windows 7
12 37 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (20.22%) Clustering
14 35 (19.66%) Windows NT
15 34 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
15 34 (19.10%) Windows Vista
16 33 (18.54%) HP
17 30 (16.85%) Security Cleared
17 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 29 (16.29%) SLA
18 29 (16.29%) VMware ESX
19 28 (15.73%) Finance
20 27 (15.17%) MCSE
21 25 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
21 25 (14.04%) SC Cleared
21 25 (14.04%) SCCM
22 24 (13.48%) MS Exchange

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 24 (13.48%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.24%) IIS
3 11 (6.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (6.18%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.37%) Lync
7 5 (2.81%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.81%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.69%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 53 (29.78%) MS Office
2 50 (28.09%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.93%) MS Project
4 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.81%) Office 365
3 3 (1.69%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.91%) TCP/IP
2 38 (21.35%) DNS
3 22 (12.36%) VPN
4 20 (11.24%) SAN
5 19 (10.67%) DHCP
6 18 (10.11%) Firewall
7 15 (8.43%) NAS
8 13 (7.30%) LAN
9 11 (6.18%) HTTPS
9 11 (6.18%) Broadband
10 10 (5.62%) Wireshark
10 10 (5.62%) SSL
11 7 (3.93%) Internet
11 7 (3.93%) Ethernet
12 6 (3.37%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (3.37%) Network Security
12 6 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (3.37%) tcpdump
12 6 (3.37%) Multicast
12 6 (3.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.87%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.93%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.69%) MySQL
6 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.69%) Subversion
2 3 (1.69%) Bugzilla
2 3 (1.69%) NetBeans
2 3 (1.69%) MSI
2 3 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.69%) MyEclipse
2 3 (1.69%) JIRA
3 2 (1.12%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (15.73%) Finance
2 11 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.62%) Banking
4 5 (2.81%) Back Office
5 4 (2.25%) Front Office
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.12%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (20.22%) Analyst
2 25 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (13.48%) Support Engineer
4 17 (9.55%) Support Analyst
5 16 (8.99%) Administrator
5 16 (8.99%) Desktop Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) Desktop Support
7 14 (7.87%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) Service Analyst
8 8 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (3.93%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Consultant
11 5 (2.81%) Deployment Engineer
11 5 (2.81%) Architect
11 5 (2.81%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.43%) Application Packaging
2 14 (7.87%) .NET
2 14 (7.87%) HTML
3 11 (6.18%) JSP
3 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.25%) Web Services
4 4 (2.25%) XML
5 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.69%) Spring
5 3 (1.69%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.69%) XSL
5 3 (1.69%) ODBC
5 3 (1.69%) JDBC
5 3 (1.69%) SOAP
5 3 (1.69%) Struts
5 3 (1.69%) J2EE
5 3 (1.69%) WSDL
5 3 (1.69%) MyBatis
5 3 (1.69%) Struts2
5 3 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.22%) Clustering
2 18 (10.11%) Blackberry
3 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.06%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.81%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.81%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) IVR
9 1 (0.56%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.56%) Handset
9 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.56%) iPad
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (55.06%) Windows XP
3 94 (52.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (44.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (21.91%) UNIX
6 38 (21.35%) Windows 7
7 35 (19.66%) Windows NT
8 34 (19.10%) Windows Vista
9 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (11.80%) Linux
11 20 (11.24%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.81%) NetWare
13 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.56%) AIX
14 1 (0.56%) HPUX
14 1 (0.56%) Solaris
14 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (12.36%) ITIL
3 19 (10.67%) Change Management
4 18 (10.11%) Migration
5 13 (7.30%) Problem Management
6 12 (6.74%) Workflow
7 11 (6.18%) Validation
7 11 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (6.18%) Software Testing
8 9 (5.06%) Test Scripting
8 9 (5.06%) Knowledge Management
9 8 (4.49%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.49%) Test Strategy
10 7 (3.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.93%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.37%) Release Management
11 6 (3.37%) Network Architecture
11 6 (3.37%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.81%) Service Management
12 5 (2.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.48%) SQL
2 14 (7.87%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.74%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.74%) VBScript
3 12 (6.74%) VB
4 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.37%) C++
5 6 (3.37%) C
6 5 (2.81%) C#
6 5 (2.81%) Java
7 4 (2.25%) Perl
8 3 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (16.85%) Security Cleared
3 27 (15.17%) MCSE
4 25 (14.04%) SC Cleared
5 18 (10.11%) Degree
6 17 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (6.74%) ISTQB
7 12 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (6.18%) CCNA
9 10 (5.62%) DV Cleared
10 9 (5.06%) MCP
11 7 (3.93%) MCITP
12 6 (3.37%) CCSP
12 6 (3.37%) CCSA
12 6 (3.37%) CCSE
13 4 (2.25%) MCSA
13 4 (2.25%) CCNP
14 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.56%) ISEB
14 1 (0.56%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 98 (55.06%) Active Directory
2 37 (20.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (16.29%) VMware ESX
4 17 (9.55%) XenApp
5 16 (8.99%) ISA Server
6 14 (7.87%) Terminal Services
7 13 (7.30%) Hyper-V
7 13 (7.30%) vSphere
8 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (5.62%) Nmap
10 8 (4.49%) Firmware
11 5 (2.81%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (2.81%) DFS Replication
11 5 (2.81%) XenDesktop
12 4 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (2.25%) vCloud
12 4 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.69%) MetaFrame
13 3 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (14.04%) SCCM
2 20 (11.24%) SCOM
3 15 (8.43%) BladeLogic
4 14 (7.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (6.74%) WSUS
6 10 (5.62%) Nessus
6 10 (5.62%) NetBackup
7 8 (4.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (3.37%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.81%) Tivoli
9 5 (2.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (2.81%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.69%) Unicenter
10 3 (1.69%) ARCserve
10 3 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (1.69%) SCSM
10 3 (1.69%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 110 (61.80%) Microsoft
2 59 (33.15%) VMware
3 48 (26.97%) Citrix
4 33 (18.54%) HP
5 19 (10.67%) Cisco
5 19 (10.67%) Oracle
6 17 (9.55%) Intel
7 12 (6.74%) Symantec
8 8 (4.49%) F5
8 8 (4.49%) NetApp
9 6 (3.37%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.37%) Dell
10 5 (2.81%) IBM
10 5 (2.81%) Novell
10 5 (2.81%) Lotus
10 5 (2.81%) Sophos
11 4 (2.25%) Acronis
11 4 (2.25%) Veritas
11 4 (2.25%) Wyse
11 4 (2.25%) Altiris
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