The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 Reading 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 68 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.52% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 2.14% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £270 £105 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -51.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £223 £267
% change year-on-year
+17.97% -16.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.35 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -16.66%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
220 187 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.37% 24.22% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 71 103
Average daily rate £275 £283 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% -20.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 13
Average hourly rate £15.25 £28.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.53% +85.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.87 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 2000
Berkshire

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Reading region.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Reading region.

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) ISEB
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) MCSE
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) TestDirector
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) V-Model
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) 4G
2 1 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (8.33%) MGW
2 1 (8.33%) RTP
2 1 (8.33%) SS7
2 1 (8.33%) Megaco
2 1 (8.33%) ISUP
2 1 (8.33%) ATM
2 1 (8.33%) CDMA
2 1 (8.33%) GPRS
2 1 (8.33%) GSM
2 1 (8.33%) ISDN
2 1 (8.33%) PSTN
2 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (8.33%) UMTS
2 1 (8.33%) WCDMA
2 1 (8.33%) CTI
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 3 (25.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 3 (25.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
1 4 (33.33%) V-Model
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) BS15000
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (25.00%) Netcool
1 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) McAfee
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Altiris
4 1 (8.33%) Huawei
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase