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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 471 455 388
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -67
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 109 105 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.22% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.93% 0.95% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 59
Average daily rate
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£260 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £107 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £143 £213
% change year-on-year
+82.45% -32.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 54
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.90 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £23.15 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.75%
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
11679 11042 11303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.26% 22.93% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6854 6361 5887
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1029 964 1147
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 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
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 23 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 41 £260 -35.00% 9
London +6 29 £325 -10.95% 2
North West +10 19 £143 - 1
East of England -28 7 - - 1
West Midlands -15 5 £120 -63.07% 1
East Midlands -3 4 - -
South West -24 4 £350 -
North East -34 2 - -
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1
Windows 2000
UK

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 173 (68.11%) Windows XP
3 157 (61.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 144 (56.69%) Microsoft
5 131 (51.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 110 (43.31%) Active Directory
7 91 (35.83%) MS Office
8 74 (29.13%) HP
8 74 (29.13%) Security Cleared
9 70 (27.56%) UNIX
9 70 (27.56%) MS Excel
10 68 (26.77%) TCP/IP
11 61 (24.02%) VMware
12 59 (23.23%) SC Cleared
12 59 (23.23%) Windows 7
13 57 (22.44%) Citrix
14 54 (21.26%) Oracle
15 49 (19.29%) DNS
16 48 (18.90%) HTML
17 46 (18.11%) JavaScript
17 46 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 45 (17.72%) ISTQB
18 45 (17.72%) .NET
19 44 (17.32%) ASP.NET
19 44 (17.32%) JSP
19 44 (17.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 43 (16.93%) HP Quality Center
20 43 (16.93%) Windows Vista
20 43 (16.93%) HTTPS
21 42 (16.54%) Software Testing

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (16.14%) MS Exchange
2 34 (13.39%) IIS
3 16 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (3.94%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (3.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.97%) Lync
9 4 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.57%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.79%) SAS
10 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.79%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.39%) Site Server
11 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 91 (35.83%) MS Office
2 70 (27.56%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.91%) MS Project
4 14 (5.51%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.76%) Acrobat
6 6 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 40 (15.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.79%) Maximo
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.76%) Office 365
2 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.18%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (26.77%) TCP/IP
2 49 (19.29%) DNS
3 43 (16.93%) HTTPS
4 32 (12.60%) LAN
5 28 (11.02%) SAN
6 23 (9.06%) SSL
7 21 (8.27%) HTTP
7 21 (8.27%) DHCP
8 20 (7.87%) Wireshark
9 15 (5.91%) NAS
9 15 (5.91%) Firewall
10 13 (5.12%) Internet
10 13 (5.12%) VPN
11 12 (4.72%) WAN
12 9 (3.54%) Broadband
13 7 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (2.36%) IPv4
15 5 (1.97%) Ethernet
16 4 (1.57%) ADSL
16 4 (1.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.30%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.94%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.36%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.18%) MySQL
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) DTS
10 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (0.39%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 20 (7.87%) QuickTest Pro
1 20 (7.87%) LoadRunner
2 7 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.36%) Toad
4 5 (1.97%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.57%) MSI
6 3 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.18%) AdminStudio
6 3 (1.18%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.18%) NetBeans
6 3 (1.18%) Subversion
6 3 (1.18%) JIRA
6 3 (1.18%) MyEclipse
7 2 (0.79%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.79%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (12.60%) Finance
2 17 (6.69%) Banking
3 11 (4.33%) Back Office
4 7 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.57%) Law
6 3 (1.18%) Legal
6 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 59 (23.23%) Analyst
2 40 (15.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 32 (12.60%) Desktop Support
4 30 (11.81%) Support Engineer
5 24 (9.45%) Support Analyst
6 22 (8.66%) Help Desk Support
7 21 (8.27%) Administrator
8 19 (7.48%) Test Analyst
9 18 (7.09%) Tester
10 17 (6.69%) Desktop Engineer
11 16 (6.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (5.12%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (5.12%) Service Analyst
13 12 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (3.94%) Windows Administrator
14 10 (3.94%) 1st Line Support
14 10 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (3.54%) Performance Tester
15 9 (3.54%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.90%) HTML
2 45 (17.72%) .NET
3 44 (17.32%) ASP.NET
3 44 (17.32%) JSP
4 13 (5.12%) Application Packaging
5 4 (1.57%) Web Services
6 3 (1.18%) XML
6 3 (1.18%) XSL
6 3 (1.18%) ODBC
6 3 (1.18%) WSDL
6 3 (1.18%) JDBC
6 3 (1.18%) J2EE
6 3 (1.18%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.18%) Velocity
6 3 (1.18%) FreeMarker
6 3 (1.18%) jQuery
6 3 (1.18%) JPA
6 3 (1.18%) Struts2
6 3 (1.18%) SOAP
6 3 (1.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.81%) Clustering
2 20 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.51%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.15%) User Experience
5 6 (2.36%) Statistics
6 5 (1.97%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.97%) NHS
7 4 (1.57%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.57%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.18%) Replication
8 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.39%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.39%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.39%) IVR
10 1 (0.39%) CCTV
10 1 (0.39%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 254 (100.00%) Windows
2 173 (68.11%) Windows XP
3 157 (61.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 131 (51.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (27.56%) UNIX
6 59 (23.23%) Windows 7
7 43 (16.93%) Windows Vista
8 37 (14.57%) Linux
9 31 (12.20%) Windows NT
10 24 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (6.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.15%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.36%) Solaris
14 4 (1.57%) NetWare
15 2 (0.79%) AIX
15 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.54%) Software Testing
2 35 (13.78%) ITIL
3 30 (11.81%) Test Scripting
4 25 (9.84%) Test Strategy
5 24 (9.45%) Workflow
6 23 (9.06%) Knowledge Management
7 22 (8.66%) Validation
8 20 (7.87%) Performance Testing
9 19 (7.48%) Change Management
10 17 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (6.30%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.33%) Load Testing
12 11 (4.33%) Software Deployment
12 11 (4.33%) Test Automation
13 10 (3.94%) Migration
14 8 (3.15%) Service Management
14 8 (3.15%) Problem Management
15 7 (2.76%) Capacity Management
15 7 (2.76%) Project Management
15 7 (2.76%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.11%) JavaScript
2 36 (14.17%) SQL
3 14 (5.51%) VB
4 12 (4.72%) VBScript
5 9 (3.54%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.15%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.76%) C
8 6 (2.36%) Java
9 4 (1.57%) C#
10 3 (1.18%) C++
10 3 (1.18%) Python
10 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 74 (29.13%) Security Cleared
2 59 (23.23%) SC Cleared
3 45 (17.72%) ISTQB
4 44 (17.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (11.42%) DV Cleared
7 26 (10.24%) MCSE
8 16 (6.30%) Degree
9 10 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (3.54%) CCNA
10 9 (3.54%) MCP
11 6 (2.36%) MCITP
12 4 (1.57%) CCNP
12 4 (1.57%) MCSA
13 3 (1.18%) ISEB
13 3 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.18%) NCDA
13 3 (1.18%) NCIE
14 2 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.87%) SLA
2 6 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 110 (43.31%) Active Directory
2 46 (18.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (12.60%) VMware ESX
4 20 (7.87%) Nmap
5 17 (6.69%) XenApp
5 17 (6.69%) vSphere
6 15 (5.91%) ISA Server
7 10 (3.94%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.76%) vCloud
9 7 (2.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (2.36%) Hyper-V
11 5 (1.97%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.57%) XenServer
12 4 (1.57%) MetaFrame
12 4 (1.57%) NFS
13 3 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (16.93%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (10.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 20 (7.87%) Nessus
4 15 (5.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (5.51%) SCCM
6 13 (5.12%) NetBackup
7 11 (4.33%) SCOM
8 10 (3.94%) BladeLogic
8 10 (3.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (3.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (2.76%) Tivoli
10 7 (2.76%) Backup Exec
11 6 (2.36%) OVSD
11 6 (2.36%) DameWare
11 6 (2.36%) OpenView
12 4 (1.57%) ARCserve
12 4 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (1.57%) HP SIM
13 3 (1.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 3 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 144 (56.69%) Microsoft
2 74 (29.13%) HP
3 61 (24.02%) VMware
4 57 (22.44%) Citrix
5 54 (21.26%) Oracle
6 25 (9.84%) Cisco
7 17 (6.69%) Intel
8 16 (6.30%) Symantec
9 15 (5.91%) IBM
10 11 (4.33%) Veritas
11 8 (3.15%) NetApp
11 8 (3.15%) Altiris
12 7 (2.76%) Adobe
12 7 (2.76%) F5
13 6 (2.36%) Dell
13 6 (2.36%) McAfee
13 6 (2.36%) Sophos
13 6 (2.36%) Clearswift
13 6 (2.36%) Nokia
13 6 (2.36%) CheckPoint
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