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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 124 119 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 17 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.55% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.34% 2.43% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
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£143 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £180 £268
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -32.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.77 £9.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.05% -22.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.49 £13.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.45%
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
726 658 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.44% 22.60% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 285 293
Average daily rate £320 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 89 94
Average hourly rate £16.08 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 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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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
Manchester -7 5 £126 -42.93% 2
Merseyside - 4 £260 -
Cheshire - - - -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows XP
3 13 (50.00%) MS Office
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Vista
5 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
5 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
6 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 8 (30.77%) Software Deployment
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (26.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (26.92%) MS Project
8 6 (23.08%) Citrix
9 5 (19.23%) HP
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) Dell
10 4 (15.38%) McAfee
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) VPN
11 3 (11.54%) DNS
11 3 (11.54%) DHCP
11 3 (11.54%) LAN
11 3 (11.54%) Novell
11 3 (11.54%) Migration
11 3 (11.54%) Toshiba
11 3 (11.54%) Clustering
11 3 (11.54%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 9 (34.62%) MS Visio
3 7 (26.92%) MS Project
4 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) LAN
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (3.85%) MGCP
5 1 (3.85%) H.323
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) SMS
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.85%) AdminStudio
1 1 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) PDA
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.85%) IVR
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Handset
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Windows XP
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Vista
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.69%) UNIX
7 2 (7.69%) NetWare
7 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (3.85%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.85%) AIX
8 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Software Deployment
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) V-Model
5 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.85%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.69%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) MCSA
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) ZENworks
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) Dell
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) Toshiba
5 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) Novell
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) Lotus
7 1 (3.85%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) AppSense
7 1 (3.85%) Altiris
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) Wyse