The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 116 106 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 11 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.040% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 0.20% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£230 - £99
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 - £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £180 £268
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -32.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Windows 2000
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
579 509 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.13% 20.58% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 226 182
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh -2 7 £325 - 2
Windows 2000
UK

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Banking
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (56.25%) Finance
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) Altiris
6 7 (43.75%) Application Packaging
7 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (31.25%) HP
8 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (25.00%) Change Control
8 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (18.75%) VBScript
10 2 (12.50%) MetaFrame
10 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
10 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Load Testing

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (68.75%) Banking
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Server Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (12.50%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix
1 7 (43.75%) Altiris
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle