The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 87 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.03% 1.17% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £9.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% +9.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
292 256 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.24% 19.71% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 127 71
Average daily rate £325 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Manchester region.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Manchester region.

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) Retail
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp