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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 462 393 346
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -47
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 113 151 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.01% 1.45% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 65 64
Average daily rate
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£313 £277 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.71% -13.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £427 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £180 £259
% change year-on-year
+45.13% -30.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 51
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
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 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -14.75%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11237 10446 11236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 22.42% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6483 5838 5670
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 £518 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 963 972 1167
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 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -13 40 £313 +62.33% 4
London -4 27 £388 +8.39% 6
North West 0 12 £180 -40.00% 2
Yorkshire +6 8 - - 7
West Midlands -16 6 - -
East Midlands -11 5 - -
South West -24 4 - -
North East -13 2 - -
East of England -24 2 £165 -
Windows 2000
UK

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Windows
2 177 (67.05%) Windows XP
3 165 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 139 (52.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 133 (50.38%) Microsoft
6 121 (45.83%) Active Directory
7 90 (34.09%) MS Office
8 82 (31.06%) HP
9 80 (30.30%) Security Cleared
10 72 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 67 (25.38%) UNIX
12 65 (24.62%) SC Cleared
13 59 (22.35%) Oracle
14 58 (21.97%) Windows 7
15 56 (21.21%) MS Excel
16 52 (19.70%) VMware
17 50 (18.94%) ISTQB
18 49 (18.56%) .NET
18 49 (18.56%) HTML
18 49 (18.56%) JavaScript
19 48 (18.18%) ASP.NET
19 48 (18.18%) JSP
20 47 (17.80%) ITIL
20 47 (17.80%) HP Quality Center
20 47 (17.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 46 (17.42%) MS Exchange
21 46 (17.42%) DNS
21 46 (17.42%) HTTPS
22 45 (17.05%) Software Testing
23 44 (16.67%) Oracle EBS

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (17.42%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.33%) IIS
3 13 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (3.79%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.89%) Lync
8 2 (0.76%) WorkSite
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.76%) SAS
9 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.38%) Site Server
9 1 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 90 (34.09%) MS Office
2 56 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.82%) MS Visio
4 16 (6.06%) MS Project
5 10 (3.79%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.65%) Office 365
2 4 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 46 (17.42%) DNS
2 46 (17.42%) HTTPS
3 34 (12.88%) LAN
4 25 (9.47%) SSL
5 24 (9.09%) SAN
6 22 (8.33%) HTTP
6 22 (8.33%) Wireshark
7 19 (7.20%) DHCP
8 15 (5.68%) VPN
9 13 (4.92%) Firewall
10 10 (3.79%) WAN
11 7 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (2.65%) NAS
12 6 (2.27%) Internet
12 6 (2.27%) IPv4
12 6 (2.27%) SMS
13 4 (1.52%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (1.52%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.44%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) DTS
9 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.38%) MSDE
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (7.95%) QuickTest Pro
1 21 (7.95%) LoadRunner
2 8 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.27%) Toad
4 3 (1.14%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.14%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.76%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.76%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 28 (10.61%) Finance
2 14 (5.30%) Banking
3 8 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.65%) Back Office
4 7 (2.65%) Retail
5 3 (1.14%) Legal
5 3 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.76%) French Language
6 2 (0.76%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (24.24%) Analyst
2 41 (15.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 34 (12.88%) Support Engineer
4 32 (12.12%) Desktop Support
5 29 (10.98%) Help Desk Support
6 25 (9.47%) Support Analyst
7 23 (8.71%) Administrator
8 20 (7.58%) Test Analyst
9 19 (7.20%) Tester
10 18 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
10 18 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 15 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (5.30%) Help Desk Engineer
13 13 (4.92%) Service Analyst
13 13 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
15 11 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
16 10 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
16 10 (3.79%) DBA
16 10 (3.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.56%) .NET
1 49 (18.56%) HTML
2 48 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 48 (18.18%) JSP
3 7 (2.65%) Application Packaging
4 6 (2.27%) Middleware
5 3 (1.14%) JPA
6 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.95%) Clustering
2 16 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.65%) NHS
4 6 (2.27%) Statistics
5 5 (1.89%) Firmware
6 4 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.52%) Replication
7 2 (0.76%) PDA
7 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) PMI
8 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.38%) EPoS
8 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.38%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.38%) GIS
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 264 (100.00%) Windows
2 177 (67.05%) Windows XP
3 165 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 139 (52.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (25.38%) UNIX
6 58 (21.97%) Windows 7
7 43 (16.29%) Windows Vista
8 39 (14.77%) Linux
9 25 (9.47%) Windows NT
10 16 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.03%) Windows 8
13 7 (2.65%) NetWare
14 6 (2.27%) Solaris
15 5 (1.89%) AIX
16 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.80%) ITIL
2 45 (17.05%) Software Testing
3 32 (12.12%) Test Scripting
4 29 (10.98%) Test Strategy
5 26 (9.85%) Validation
6 25 (9.47%) Workflow
6 25 (9.47%) Knowledge Management
7 21 (7.95%) Performance Testing
8 15 (5.68%) Migration
9 13 (4.92%) Service Delivery
10 12 (4.55%) Software Deployment
11 11 (4.17%) Test Automation
11 11 (4.17%) Load Testing
11 11 (4.17%) Change Management
12 9 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (3.03%) Performance Engineering
14 7 (2.65%) ITSM
14 7 (2.65%) Capacity Management
15 6 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.56%) JavaScript
2 36 (13.64%) SQL
3 9 (3.41%) VBScript
3 9 (3.41%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.65%) VB
5 7 (2.65%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.14%) Java
6 3 (1.14%) C
6 3 (1.14%) C#
7 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 65 (24.62%) SC Cleared
3 50 (18.94%) ISTQB
4 47 (17.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (13.26%) DV Cleared
6 32 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (6.44%) MCSE
8 12 (4.55%) Degree
9 9 (3.41%) MCP
10 6 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.89%) ISEB
11 5 (1.89%) CCNA
12 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.76%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.76%) NCDA
14 2 (0.76%) NCIE
14 2 (0.76%) MCITP
14 2 (0.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.55%) SLA
2 6 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 121 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 35 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 22 (8.33%) Nmap
4 8 (3.03%) vSphere
4 8 (3.03%) XenApp
4 8 (3.03%) ISA Server
5 7 (2.65%) MetaFrame
6 6 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.14%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.14%) NFS
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.14%) vCloud
9 2 (0.76%) XenServer
9 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (17.80%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (10.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 22 (8.33%) Nessus
4 15 (5.68%) SCCM
5 11 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (3.41%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.03%) SCOM
8 7 (2.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.65%) BladeLogic
9 6 (2.27%) OVSD
9 6 (2.27%) DameWare
9 6 (2.27%) OpenView
10 5 (1.89%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (1.14%) CiscoWorks
12 3 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (0.76%) SAP Afaria
13 2 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 133 (50.38%) Microsoft
2 82 (31.06%) HP
3 59 (22.35%) Oracle
4 52 (19.70%) VMware
5 42 (15.91%) Citrix
6 29 (10.98%) Cisco
7 10 (3.79%) Symantec
7 10 (3.79%) Adobe
7 10 (3.79%) IBM
8 9 (3.41%) CheckPoint
8 9 (3.41%) Dell
9 8 (3.03%) Altiris
9 8 (3.03%) Novell
10 7 (2.65%) Veritas
10 7 (2.65%) NetApp
10 7 (2.65%) Intel
10 7 (2.65%) McAfee
11 6 (2.27%) F5
11 6 (2.27%) Clearswift
11 6 (2.27%) Nokia
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