The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 127 103 121
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 11 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.51% 2.53% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate £310 £332 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% +74.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £223 £267
% change year-on-year
+17.97% -16.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £10.00 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -36.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £9.25 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £20.59 £18.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.35 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -16.66%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
729 553 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.59% 22.57% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 240 296
Average daily rate £280 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 76 69
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £9.38 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 2000
England

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 16 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
Cheshire -10 5 - - 2
Manchester -17 4 £310 - 3
Merseyside - 2 - -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) MS Office
2 28 (73.68%) Windows XP
3 25 (65.79%) Active Directory
4 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 22 (57.89%) HP
5 22 (57.89%) VPN
6 21 (55.26%) MS Exchange
6 21 (55.26%) Citrix
7 19 (50.00%) Blackberry
7 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 16 (42.11%) NetWare
8 16 (42.11%) ServiceCenter
9 14 (36.84%) XenDesktop
10 13 (34.21%) Novell
10 13 (34.21%) VBScript
10 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
11 12 (31.58%) IBM Notes
11 12 (31.58%) Lotus
12 9 (23.68%) ITIL
13 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
14 7 (18.42%) VMware
14 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (15.79%) Windows Vista
15 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (13.16%) Windows NT
17 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (55.26%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (73.68%) MS Office
2 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) SMS
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.63%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.63%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) French Language
2 3 (7.89%) Italian Language
2 3 (7.89%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.26%) Swedish Language
3 2 (5.26%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (5.26%) Danish Language
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop Support
6 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) iPad
3 2 (5.26%) PDA
3 2 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (73.68%) Windows XP
3 16 (42.11%) NetWare
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Vista
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.16%) Windows NT
8 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.26%) Linux
10 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.63%) AIX
10 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (10.53%) ITSM
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Change Control
3 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.63%) Data Security
5 1 (2.63%) Security Management
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.63%) High Availability
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) Database Tuning
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) VBScript
1 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) MCSA
3 2 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 25 (65.79%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) XenDesktop
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.63%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 22 (57.89%) HP
3 21 (55.26%) Citrix
4 13 (34.21%) Novell
5 12 (31.58%) Lotus
6 7 (18.42%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) Dell
7 3 (7.89%) Toshiba
8 2 (5.26%) McAfee
8 2 (5.26%) Altiris
8 2 (5.26%) AppSense
9 1 (2.63%) Wyse
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco
9 1 (2.63%) IBM
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