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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 496 422 353
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -69
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 83 130 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 1.22% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 65 70
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£295 £135 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+118.51% -58.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £135 £290
% change year-on-year
+81.48% -53.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 40
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £24.76 £47.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +9.43%
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
11585 10648 9916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.37% 22.74% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6961 6073 5308
Average daily rate £363 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 966 1058
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -42 22 £300 -19.78% 2
London +7 21 £425 +41.66% 3
West Midlands +3 12 £189 +51.20%
North West -30 9 £270 +100.00%
Yorkshire -9 5 £300 - 3
East Midlands -13 5 £238 +115.90%
East of England -11 4 £285 +128.00% 1
South West -24 4 £250 -
Windows 2000
UK

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (61.78%) Microsoft
3 108 (56.54%) Windows XP
4 95 (49.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 91 (47.64%) Active Directory
6 82 (42.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (35.60%) MS Office
8 57 (29.84%) MS Excel
9 55 (28.80%) VMware
10 54 (28.27%) Citrix
11 45 (23.56%) TCP/IP
12 41 (21.47%) Windows 7
12 41 (21.47%) Windows Vista
13 40 (20.94%) UNIX
14 38 (19.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 37 (19.37%) DNS
15 37 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (18.32%) Security Cleared
17 34 (17.80%) HP
18 33 (17.28%) Clustering
19 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
20 30 (15.71%) MS Exchange
21 29 (15.18%) Windows NT
21 29 (15.18%) MCSE
22 28 (14.66%) SC Cleared
23 27 (14.14%) SLA
23 27 (14.14%) VMware ESX
23 27 (14.14%) Finance
24 26 (13.61%) ITIL
25 25 (13.09%) SQL

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.52%) IIS
3 13 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (6.28%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (6.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.14%) IBM Notes
5 6 (3.14%) Lync
6 5 (2.62%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.62%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.57%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 68 (35.60%) MS Office
2 57 (29.84%) MS Excel
3 12 (6.28%) MS Project
4 11 (5.76%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (6.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.05%) Maximo
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.57%) Office 365
2 3 (1.57%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (23.56%) TCP/IP
2 37 (19.37%) DNS
3 22 (11.52%) VPN
4 20 (10.47%) SAN
5 19 (9.95%) DHCP
6 16 (8.38%) Firewall
6 16 (8.38%) NAS
7 14 (7.33%) LAN
8 13 (6.81%) HTTPS
9 12 (6.28%) Broadband
10 11 (5.76%) SSL
10 11 (5.76%) Wireshark
11 9 (4.71%) Ethernet
11 9 (4.71%) WAN
12 7 (3.66%) Internet
13 6 (3.14%) tcpdump
13 6 (3.14%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (3.14%) Network Security
13 6 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (3.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.57%) MySQL
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.57%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.57%) MSI
2 3 (1.57%) Bugzilla
2 3 (1.57%) NetBeans
2 3 (1.57%) Subversion
2 3 (1.57%) JIRA
2 3 (1.57%) MyEclipse
3 2 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.05%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (14.14%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.76%) Banking
4 5 (2.62%) Back Office
5 4 (2.09%) Front Office
6 3 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.05%) Games
7 2 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (24.08%) Analyst
2 30 (15.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 25 (13.09%) Support Engineer
4 21 (10.99%) Support Analyst
4 21 (10.99%) Desktop Support
5 17 (8.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 16 (8.38%) Administrator
7 12 (6.28%) Windows Administrator
8 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.76%) Test Analyst
8 11 (5.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Help Desk Support
9 10 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.24%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Support Technician
11 7 (3.66%) Consultant
11 7 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (3.66%) IT Support
12 6 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.42%) .NET
2 16 (8.38%) HTML
3 14 (7.33%) JSP
3 14 (7.33%) ASP.NET
4 13 (6.81%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.09%) Web Services
5 4 (2.09%) XML
6 3 (1.57%) XSL
6 3 (1.57%) ODBC
6 3 (1.57%) WSDL
6 3 (1.57%) Rendezvous
6 3 (1.57%) J2EE
6 3 (1.57%) SOAP
6 3 (1.57%) Struts
6 3 (1.57%) JDBC
6 3 (1.57%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.57%) Spring
6 3 (1.57%) Ajax
6 3 (1.57%) Velocity
6 3 (1.57%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.28%) Clustering
2 20 (10.47%) Blackberry
3 19 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.14%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.62%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.62%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.57%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.05%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) PMI
9 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.52%) Handset
9 1 (0.52%) iPhone
9 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.52%) iPad
9 1 (0.52%) IVR
9 1 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.52%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (56.54%) Windows XP
3 95 (49.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (42.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (21.47%) Windows 7
5 41 (21.47%) Windows Vista
6 40 (20.94%) UNIX
7 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (15.18%) Windows NT
9 24 (12.57%) Linux
10 18 (9.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.62%) NetWare
12 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.52%) AIX
14 1 (0.52%) HPUX
14 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.61%) ITIL
2 24 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (8.38%) Change Management
4 15 (7.85%) Software Testing
5 14 (7.33%) Migration
6 13 (6.81%) Validation
6 13 (6.81%) Workflow
6 13 (6.81%) Test Scripting
7 11 (5.76%) Knowledge Management
7 11 (5.76%) Software Deployment
8 10 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (5.24%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.71%) Test Strategy
10 8 (4.19%) Load Balancing
11 7 (3.66%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.66%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.66%) Security Testing
12 6 (3.14%) Project Management
12 6 (3.14%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.14%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.09%) SQL
2 15 (7.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (6.81%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.24%) VBScript
4 10 (5.24%) VB
5 7 (3.66%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.14%) C#
6 6 (3.14%) C++
6 6 (3.14%) Java
7 4 (2.09%) Perl
7 4 (2.09%) C
8 3 (1.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (19.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (18.32%) Security Cleared
3 29 (15.18%) MCSE
4 28 (14.66%) SC Cleared
5 17 (8.90%) Degree
6 16 (8.38%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (8.38%) ISTQB
6 16 (8.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (6.81%) DV Cleared
8 9 (4.71%) CCNA
9 8 (4.19%) MCP
9 8 (4.19%) MCITP
10 6 (3.14%) CCSP
10 6 (3.14%) CCSA
10 6 (3.14%) CCSE
11 5 (2.62%) MCSA
12 3 (1.57%) CCNP
13 2 (1.05%) ISEB
13 2 (1.05%) NCDA
13 2 (1.05%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 91 (47.64%) Active Directory
2 37 (19.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.14%) VMware ESX
4 18 (9.42%) XenApp
5 17 (8.90%) ISA Server
6 15 (7.85%) Terminal Services
6 15 (7.85%) vSphere
7 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 13 (6.81%) Hyper-V
8 11 (5.76%) Nmap
9 8 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (3.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (2.62%) Firmware
11 5 (2.62%) vCloud
11 5 (2.62%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (2.62%) DFS Replication
11 5 (2.62%) XenDesktop
12 4 (2.09%) MetaFrame
12 4 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (2.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (11.52%) SCCM
2 19 (9.95%) SCOM
2 19 (9.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 15 (7.85%) BladeLogic
4 14 (7.33%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (5.76%) Nessus
6 9 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (4.71%) NetBackup
7 8 (4.19%) Backup Exec
7 8 (4.19%) WSUS
8 7 (3.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (2.62%) Tivoli
9 5 (2.62%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.57%) Unicenter
10 3 (1.57%) ARCserve
10 3 (1.57%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.57%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (1.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 118 (61.78%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.80%) VMware
3 54 (28.27%) Citrix
4 34 (17.80%) HP
5 21 (10.99%) Cisco
6 20 (10.47%) Oracle
7 17 (8.90%) Intel
8 14 (7.33%) Symantec
9 8 (4.19%) F5
10 6 (3.14%) Veritas
10 6 (3.14%) Lotus
10 6 (3.14%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.14%) Sophos
10 6 (3.14%) IBM
10 6 (3.14%) Dell
11 5 (2.62%) NetApp
11 5 (2.62%) Novell
11 5 (2.62%) Altiris
11 5 (2.62%) Acronis
12 4 (2.09%) Wyse
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