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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 124 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 8 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 3.35% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 1
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£270 £135 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -71.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £110 £213
% change year-on-year
+145.45% -48.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £15.15 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +16.53%
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
678 568 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.56% 21.28% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 242 273
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 87 84
Average hourly rate £14.35 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £11.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.07 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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
Cheshire +4 1 £170 -53.74%
Manchester -18 1 £270 +100.00%
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Vista
5 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) DHCP
6 6 (28.57%) Dell
6 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) High Availability
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (23.81%) DFS Replication
7 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
7 5 (23.81%) SCCM
7 5 (23.81%) SCVMM
7 5 (23.81%) Clustering
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (23.81%) Firmware
7 5 (23.81%) DMZ
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (28.57%) DHCP
3 5 (23.81%) DMZ
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (4.76%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) MGCP
6 1 (4.76%) H.323
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (19.05%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Handset
3 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Vista
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) NetWare
7 2 (9.52%) Windows NT
7 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.76%) Linux
8 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) High Availability
3 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) DFS Replication
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
2 5 (23.81%) Firmware
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
1 5 (23.81%) SCVMM
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) Dell
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Novell
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) Lotus
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam
7 1 (4.76%) Computacenter
7 1 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (4.76%) McAfee