The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Manchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 82 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.41% 3.09% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £310 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £223 £270
% change year-on-year
+37.07% -17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.84 £12.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.54% -15.83%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
283 194 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.00% 20.10% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 78 123
Average daily rate £300 £270 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 40
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.71 £27.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 2000
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 - - 1
Salford - - - -
Windows 2000
North West

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 21 (80.77%) MS Exchange
4 20 (76.92%) MS Office
5 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
5 19 (73.08%) VPN
5 19 (73.08%) Citrix
5 19 (73.08%) Blackberry
6 18 (69.23%) Windows XP
7 17 (65.38%) HP
8 16 (61.54%) NetWare
8 16 (61.54%) ServiceCenter
9 14 (53.85%) XenDesktop
10 13 (50.00%) Novell
10 13 (50.00%) VBScript
10 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
11 12 (46.15%) IBM Notes
11 12 (46.15%) Lotus
11 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
12 6 (23.08%) VMware
12 6 (23.08%) Windows Vista
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (23.08%) ITIL
13 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
14 4 (15.38%) Finance
14 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (15.38%) Windows 7

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 21 (80.77%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) IBM Notes
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (76.92%) MS Office
2 13 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.85%) AdminStudio
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 4 (15.38%) Remote Desktop Support
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows XP
3 16 (61.54%) NetWare
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Vista
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Windows NT
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) AIX
8 1 (3.85%) UNIX
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (15.38%) ITSM
3 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Security Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.85%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) VBScript
2 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) XenDesktop
3 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.85%) ZENworks
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
1 19 (73.08%) Citrix
2 17 (65.38%) HP
3 13 (50.00%) Novell
4 12 (46.15%) Lotus
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) Avaya
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Wyse
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) Altiris
7 1 (3.85%) AppSense
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