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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 147 124 109
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 4 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 1.42% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £205 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.04% -38.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £9.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-7.01% +9.61%
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
789 702 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.84% 22.60% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 346 241
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 104 67
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 29 May 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
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 3 £263 -15.32%
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Clustering
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) NAS
5 2 (22.22%) XenApp
5 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
5 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Windows NT
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Data Management
1 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 1 (11.11%) Server Building
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Computacenter