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 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 153 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 1 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.36% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 1.58% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate
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£231 £180 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.05% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.48 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £12.88
% change year-on-year
+19.55% +4.85%
Windows 2000
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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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
806 698 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.07% 22.86% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 367 278
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 76
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (42.86%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) NAS
6 2 (28.57%) Server Building
6 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) Data Management
6 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
1 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) Zerto
4 1 (14.29%) SAP