The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 139 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 5 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 2.56% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate
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£220 £135 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% -71.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £110 £245
% change year-on-year
+172.72% -55.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.25 £13.50 £16.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.07% -16.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.15 £12.25
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +23.67%
Windows 2000
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
750 626 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.86% 22.90% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 247 225
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 116 89
Average hourly rate £13.16 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +3 1 £170 -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
4 8 (47.06%) HP
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) DNS
5 7 (41.18%) Clustering
6 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (35.29%) DMZ
6 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (35.29%) Dell
6 6 (35.29%) Firmware
6 6 (35.29%) DHCP
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (35.29%) DFS Replication
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Vista
6 6 (35.29%) SCCM
6 6 (35.29%) SCVMM
6 6 (35.29%) High Availability
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (29.41%) MS Office
8 3 (17.65%) VBScript
8 3 (17.65%) NetWare

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 6 (35.29%) DMZ
3 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 3 (17.65%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Remote Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) CCTV
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Vista
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) NetWare
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) High Availability
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) VBScript
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) VCP4
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Firmware
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 6 (35.29%) DFS Replication
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
1 6 (35.29%) SCVMM
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Novell
5 2 (11.76%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Computacenter
6 1 (5.88%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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