The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank - 77 90
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.20% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.71% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +142.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £143 £213
% change year-on-year
+82.45% -32.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.84 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.75%
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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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
190 283 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.33% 27.69% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 141 116
Average daily rate £325 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.12% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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
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 23 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) V-Model
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) V-Model
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris