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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 130 100 114
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 9 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 1.02% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 4.57% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 3
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£270 £135 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £135 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £513 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £135 £290
% change year-on-year
+81.48% -53.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £31.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.51% +148.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +9.43%
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
692 634 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.55% 22.39% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 286 313
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 90 87
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +4.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.06 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -35 2 £270 +100.00%
Cheshire +7 1 £170 -53.74%
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows XP
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Vista
5 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 11 (40.74%) MS Office
7 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
8 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL
8 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 7 (25.93%) HP
8 7 (25.93%) MS Project
9 6 (22.22%) Dell
9 6 (22.22%) DHCP
9 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
9 6 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (22.22%) Software Deployment
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) High Availability
10 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (18.52%) DFS Replication
10 5 (18.52%) SCCM
10 5 (18.52%) SCVMM
10 5 (18.52%) Clustering
10 5 (18.52%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS Project
3 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 6 (22.22%) DHCP
4 5 (18.52%) DMZ
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) VLAN
7 1 (3.70%) SAN
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) MGCP
7 1 (3.70%) H.323
7 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Remote Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Deskside Support
7 1 (3.70%) Network Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Clustering
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Handset
4 1 (3.70%) IVR
4 1 (3.70%) CCTV
4 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows XP
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Vista
4 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
5 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (11.11%) NetWare
9 2 (7.41%) Windows NT
9 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.70%) UNIX
10 1 (3.70%) Linux
10 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Software Deployment
2 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Firmware
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (18.52%) DFS Replication
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 5 (18.52%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.41%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) HP
3 6 (22.22%) Dell
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) Novell
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (7.41%) Lotus
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam