The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Scotland 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 122 107 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 9 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.12% 1.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.42% 0.61% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate
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£135 £136 £122
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +11.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £180 £268
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -32.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
633 495 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.09% 20.25% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 223 164
Average daily rate £325 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 14 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £34.40 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 2000
UK

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 1 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 1 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
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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
Edinburgh -14 6 £325 - 1
Windows 2000
UK

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Banking
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 6 (50.00%) Altiris
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (16.67%) VBScript
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (16.67%) Change Control
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
9 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Altiris
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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Claremont Consulting Limited
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