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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 476 432 370
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -62
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 107 126 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 1.15% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 56 65
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£261 £255 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £441 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £165 £278
% change year-on-year
+57.57% -40.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 55
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.92 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.51% -6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.55 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.49 £13.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.56%
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
11597 10991 11354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.76% 22.58% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6695 6254 5908
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 965 1127
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 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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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 +15 43 £260 +44.44% 1
London -2 28 £388 +14.81% 3
North West +1 15 £260 -13.33% 2
East Midlands -7 6 - - 1
East of England -28 5 £165 -
Yorkshire +1 4 - - 7
South West -34 4 - - 3
West Midlands -24 3 - -
North East -18 2 - -
Windows 2000
UK

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 253 (100.00%) Windows
2 169 (66.80%) Windows XP
3 164 (64.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 136 (53.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 131 (51.78%) Microsoft
6 113 (44.66%) Active Directory
7 84 (33.20%) MS Office
8 77 (30.43%) Security Cleared
9 71 (28.06%) HP
10 69 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 65 (25.69%) UNIX
12 61 (24.11%) SC Cleared
13 57 (22.53%) Windows 7
14 56 (22.13%) Oracle
14 56 (22.13%) MS Excel
15 55 (21.74%) VMware
16 49 (19.37%) HTML
16 49 (19.37%) DNS
17 48 (18.97%) ISTQB
18 47 (18.58%) JavaScript
19 46 (18.18%) .NET
20 45 (17.79%) ASP.NET
20 45 (17.79%) JSP
20 45 (17.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 44 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
21 44 (17.39%) Citrix
22 43 (17.00%) HTTPS
22 43 (17.00%) Software Testing
23 41 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
23 41 (16.21%) MS Exchange

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 41 (16.21%) MS Exchange
2 27 (10.67%) IIS
3 15 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.95%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.98%) Lync
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.79%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.79%) SAS
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.40%) Site Server
10 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 84 (33.20%) MS Office
2 56 (22.13%) MS Excel
3 17 (6.72%) MS Visio
4 15 (5.93%) MS Project
5 8 (3.16%) Acrobat
6 3 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 41 (16.21%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Maximo
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.77%) Office 365
2 4 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 49 (19.37%) DNS
3 43 (17.00%) HTTPS
4 31 (12.25%) LAN
5 27 (10.67%) SAN
6 22 (8.70%) SSL
6 22 (8.70%) DHCP
6 22 (8.70%) HTTP
7 19 (7.51%) Wireshark
8 15 (5.93%) Firewall
9 11 (4.35%) Internet
10 10 (3.95%) NAS
10 10 (3.95%) VPN
10 10 (3.95%) WAN
11 7 (2.77%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (2.37%) IPv4
13 5 (1.98%) SMS
13 5 (1.98%) Broadband
13 5 (1.98%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.32%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.37%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.19%) MySQL
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.40%) DTS
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (0.40%) MSDE
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.30%) QuickTest Pro
1 21 (8.30%) LoadRunner
2 8 (3.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.37%) Toad
4 4 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.19%) AdminStudio
5 3 (1.19%) NetBeans
5 3 (1.19%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.19%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.19%) MyEclipse
5 3 (1.19%) Subversion
5 3 (1.19%) JIRA
6 2 (0.79%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.79%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 26 (10.28%) Finance
2 15 (5.93%) Banking
3 10 (3.95%) Back Office
4 7 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.98%) Retail
6 3 (1.19%) Law
6 3 (1.19%) Legal
6 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (23.32%) Analyst
2 40 (15.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 30 (11.86%) Support Engineer
3 30 (11.86%) Desktop Support
4 26 (10.28%) Help Desk Support
5 22 (8.70%) Administrator
5 22 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 21 (8.30%) Test Analyst
7 18 (7.11%) Desktop Engineer
8 17 (6.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 16 (6.32%) Tester
10 14 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (4.74%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.35%) Service Analyst
12 11 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
13 9 (3.56%) Performance Tester
13 9 (3.56%) Consultant
13 9 (3.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.37%) HTML
2 46 (18.18%) .NET
3 45 (17.79%) ASP.NET
3 45 (17.79%) JSP
4 8 (3.16%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.98%) Middleware
6 3 (1.19%) SOAP
6 3 (1.19%) Struts
6 3 (1.19%) Web Services
6 3 (1.19%) XML
6 3 (1.19%) XSL
6 3 (1.19%) ODBC
6 3 (1.19%) JDBC
6 3 (1.19%) J2EE
6 3 (1.19%) WSDL
6 3 (1.19%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.19%) MyBatis
6 3 (1.19%) Struts2
6 3 (1.19%) JPA
6 3 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.28%) Clustering
2 12 (4.74%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.37%) Statistics
3 6 (2.37%) NHS
4 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.58%) Replication
5 4 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.58%) Firmware
6 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.79%) PDA
7 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) PMI
8 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.40%) IVR
8 1 (0.40%) Handset
8 1 (0.40%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 253 (100.00%) Windows
2 169 (66.80%) Windows XP
3 164 (64.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 136 (53.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (25.69%) UNIX
6 57 (22.53%) Windows 7
7 40 (15.81%) Windows Vista
8 36 (14.23%) Linux
9 26 (10.28%) Windows NT
10 20 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (5.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.16%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.37%) Solaris
14 3 (1.19%) NetWare
14 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.79%) AIX
16 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.00%) Software Testing
2 40 (15.81%) ITIL
3 31 (12.25%) Test Scripting
4 28 (11.07%) Test Strategy
5 24 (9.49%) Knowledge Management
6 23 (9.09%) Validation
7 22 (8.70%) Workflow
8 21 (8.30%) Performance Testing
9 14 (5.53%) Change Management
10 13 (5.14%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.74%) Load Testing
11 12 (4.74%) Test Automation
11 12 (4.74%) Migration
12 11 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.35%) Software Deployment
13 7 (2.77%) Capacity Management
13 7 (2.77%) Performance Engineering
13 7 (2.77%) Problem Management
14 6 (2.37%) Network Load Balancing
14 6 (2.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.58%) JavaScript
2 36 (14.23%) SQL
3 11 (4.35%) VB
4 10 (3.95%) VBScript
5 8 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.77%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.37%) Java
7 6 (2.37%) C
8 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.19%) C#
9 3 (1.19%) C++
9 3 (1.19%) Python
9 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 77 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 61 (24.11%) SC Cleared
3 48 (18.97%) ISTQB
4 45 (17.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (12.25%) DV Cleared
6 30 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (8.70%) MCSE
8 12 (4.74%) Degree
8 12 (4.74%) MCP
9 7 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.37%) CCNA
11 5 (1.98%) MCSA
11 5 (1.98%) ISEB
12 4 (1.58%) MCITP
12 4 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.19%) CCNP
13 3 (1.19%) NCDA
13 3 (1.19%) NCIE
13 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.32%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 113 (44.66%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (10.67%) VMware ESX
4 19 (7.51%) Nmap
5 13 (5.14%) vSphere
6 11 (4.35%) ISA Server
6 11 (4.35%) XenApp
7 7 (2.77%) MetaFrame
7 7 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.98%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.98%) vCloud
10 4 (1.58%) NFS
11 3 (1.19%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 44 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (10.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 19 (7.51%) Nessus
4 13 (5.14%) SCCM
5 12 (4.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (4.35%) NetBackup
7 9 (3.56%) SCOM
7 9 (3.56%) BladeLogic
8 8 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (2.37%) OVSD
10 6 (2.37%) DameWare
10 6 (2.37%) OpenView
11 5 (1.98%) Backup Exec
12 3 (1.19%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.19%) WSUS
13 2 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.79%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.79%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 131 (51.78%) Microsoft
2 71 (28.06%) HP
3 56 (22.13%) Oracle
4 55 (21.74%) VMware
5 44 (17.39%) Citrix
6 28 (11.07%) Cisco
7 12 (4.74%) Symantec
8 11 (4.35%) IBM
9 10 (3.95%) Dell
9 10 (3.95%) Intel
10 9 (3.56%) Veritas
10 9 (3.56%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.16%) Altiris
11 8 (3.16%) NetApp
11 8 (3.16%) Adobe
12 7 (2.77%) McAfee
13 6 (2.37%) F5
13 6 (2.37%) Clearswift
13 6 (2.37%) Nokia
14 4 (1.58%) Novell
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