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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 118 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.041% 0.091%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 0.16% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£135 - £138
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £135 £290
% change year-on-year
+81.48% -53.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +9.43%
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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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
556 615 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.16% 25.20% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 265 257
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 22
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £90.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
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 24 December 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 - 2 - -
Windows 2000
UK

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) Migration
6 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (33.33%) HP
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 5 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
7 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
7 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (27.78%) Change Control
8 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) VBScript
9 3 (16.67%) MS Office
9 3 (16.67%) MetaFrame
9 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (16.67%) Altiris
10 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
10 2 (11.11%) VLAN
10 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (11.11%) Fat Client

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) VLAN
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Wintel Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) UNIX
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
3 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) MetaFrame
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Altiris
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle