The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 England 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 446 381 360
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 118 167 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 1.60% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 75 68
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 51
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.51 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.85 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -14.16%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11269 10444 11273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.82% 22.48% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6489 5846 5668
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 973 1192
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 2000
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 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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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 -17 46 £325 - 3
London -21 26 £400 +12.20% 2
North West -9 11 £180 -40.00% 4
Yorkshire +4 8 - - 2
West Midlands -15 6 - - 2
East Midlands -7 5 - -
South West -30 4 - - 1
East of England -26 3 £218 -
North East - 2 - - 1
Windows 2000
UK

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Windows
2 179 (68.32%) Windows XP
3 162 (61.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 136 (51.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (49.62%) Microsoft
6 119 (45.42%) Active Directory
7 90 (34.35%) MS Office
8 84 (32.06%) HP
9 81 (30.92%) Security Cleared
10 72 (27.48%) TCP/IP
11 69 (26.34%) UNIX
12 66 (25.19%) SC Cleared
13 60 (22.90%) Oracle
14 59 (22.52%) Windows 7
15 54 (20.61%) MS Excel
16 51 (19.47%) VMware
17 50 (19.08%) ISTQB
18 49 (18.70%) .NET
18 49 (18.70%) HTML
18 49 (18.70%) JavaScript
19 48 (18.32%) ASP.NET
19 48 (18.32%) JSP
19 48 (18.32%) HP Quality Center
20 47 (17.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 47 (17.94%) ITIL
21 46 (17.56%) MS Exchange
21 46 (17.56%) DNS
21 46 (17.56%) HTTPS
21 46 (17.56%) Windows Vista
21 46 (17.56%) Software Testing

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 46 (17.56%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.02%) IIS
3 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (3.82%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.29%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.91%) Lync
9 2 (0.76%) SAS
9 2 (0.76%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 90 (34.35%) MS Office
2 54 (20.61%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.87%) MS Visio
4 16 (6.11%) MS Project
5 10 (3.82%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (16.79%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.67%) Office 365
2 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (27.48%) TCP/IP
2 46 (17.56%) DNS
2 46 (17.56%) HTTPS
3 34 (12.98%) LAN
4 25 (9.54%) SSL
5 23 (8.78%) SAN
6 22 (8.40%) HTTP
6 22 (8.40%) Wireshark
7 19 (7.25%) DHCP
8 16 (6.11%) VPN
9 13 (4.96%) Firewall
10 10 (3.82%) WAN
11 7 (2.67%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (2.29%) IPv4
12 6 (2.29%) SMS
12 6 (2.29%) Internet
12 6 (2.29%) NAS
13 4 (1.53%) DMZ
13 4 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (4.20%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) MSDE
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (8.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (8.02%) LoadRunner
3 8 (3.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.29%) Toad
5 3 (1.15%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (1.15%) AdminStudio
5 3 (1.15%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.76%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.38%) MSI
7 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
General
1 26 (9.92%) Finance
2 12 (4.58%) Banking
3 9 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.67%) Retail
4 7 (2.67%) Back Office
5 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.15%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Law
6 2 (0.76%) French Language
6 2 (0.76%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (24.81%) Analyst
2 40 (15.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 35 (13.36%) Support Engineer
4 32 (12.21%) Desktop Support
5 28 (10.69%) Help Desk Support
6 24 (9.16%) Support Analyst
7 21 (8.02%) Test Analyst
7 21 (8.02%) Administrator
8 19 (7.25%) Tester
9 18 (6.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 18 (6.87%) Desktop Engineer
10 15 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.34%) Help Desk Engineer
12 13 (4.96%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (4.96%) Service Analyst
13 11 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (4.20%) Technical Analyst
14 10 (3.82%) Technical Support
14 10 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.82%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.70%) .NET
1 49 (18.70%) HTML
2 48 (18.32%) ASP.NET
2 48 (18.32%) JSP
3 6 (2.29%) Middleware
3 6 (2.29%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.15%) JPA
5 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.02%) Clustering
2 17 (6.49%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.05%) NHS
4 6 (2.29%) Statistics
5 5 (1.91%) Firmware
6 4 (1.53%) Replication
6 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.76%) PDA
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.38%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) GIS
8 1 (0.38%) PMI
8 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 262 (100.00%) Windows
2 179 (68.32%) Windows XP
3 162 (61.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 136 (51.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (26.34%) UNIX
6 59 (22.52%) Windows 7
7 46 (17.56%) Windows Vista
8 40 (15.27%) Linux
9 24 (9.16%) Windows NT
10 16 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (3.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.05%) NetWare
12 8 (3.05%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.67%) AIX
14 6 (2.29%) Solaris
15 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.94%) ITIL
2 46 (17.56%) Software Testing
3 33 (12.60%) Test Scripting
4 29 (11.07%) Test Strategy
5 26 (9.92%) Validation
6 25 (9.54%) Workflow
6 25 (9.54%) Knowledge Management
7 21 (8.02%) Performance Testing
8 15 (5.73%) Migration
9 13 (4.96%) Service Delivery
10 12 (4.58%) Test Automation
10 12 (4.58%) Software Deployment
11 11 (4.20%) Load Testing
12 10 (3.82%) Change Management
13 9 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (3.05%) ITSM
14 8 (3.05%) Performance Engineering
15 7 (2.67%) Capacity Management
16 6 (2.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.70%) JavaScript
2 38 (14.50%) SQL
3 10 (3.82%) PowerShell
4 9 (3.44%) VBScript
5 8 (3.05%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.67%) VB
6 7 (2.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.15%) Java
7 3 (1.15%) C
7 3 (1.15%) C#
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (30.92%) Security Cleared
2 66 (25.19%) SC Cleared
3 50 (19.08%) ISTQB
4 47 (17.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (13.36%) DV Cleared
6 32 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.11%) MCSE
8 11 (4.20%) Degree
9 9 (3.44%) MCP
10 6 (2.29%) ISEB
11 5 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.53%) CCNA
13 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.76%) CCNP
14 2 (0.76%) MCSA
14 2 (0.76%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.76%) MCITP
14 2 (0.76%) NCDA
14 2 (0.76%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.20%) SLA
2 6 (2.29%) QA
System Software
1 119 (45.42%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.40%) Nmap
4 21 (8.02%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.05%) vSphere
6 7 (2.67%) XenApp
6 7 (2.67%) ISA Server
7 6 (2.29%) MetaFrame
7 6 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.91%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.15%) vCloud
9 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.15%) NFS
9 3 (1.15%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (18.32%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (10.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 22 (8.40%) Nessus
4 15 (5.73%) SCCM
5 10 (3.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (3.44%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (2.67%) SCOM
8 7 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.29%) OpenView
9 6 (2.29%) DameWare
9 6 (2.29%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.29%) BladeLogic
9 6 (2.29%) OVSD
10 5 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (1.53%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.76%) MOM
12 2 (0.76%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 130 (49.62%) Microsoft
2 84 (32.06%) HP
3 60 (22.90%) Oracle
4 51 (19.47%) VMware
5 41 (15.65%) Citrix
6 29 (11.07%) Cisco
7 10 (3.82%) IBM
7 10 (3.82%) Adobe
7 10 (3.82%) Symantec
8 9 (3.44%) CheckPoint
8 9 (3.44%) Novell
8 9 (3.44%) Dell
9 8 (3.05%) Veritas
9 8 (3.05%) McAfee
10 7 (2.67%) Altiris
10 7 (2.67%) Lotus
10 7 (2.67%) NetApp
11 6 (2.29%) Nokia
11 6 (2.29%) Intel
11 6 (2.29%) Clearswift
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