The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 202 211 202
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 41 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.82% 0.94% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 10
Average daily rate
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£263 £234 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £141 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £327 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £183 £225
% change year-on-year
+42.46% -18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 17
Average hourly rate £14.32 £19.30 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% +37.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £15.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £22.86 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
Windows 2000
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2258 2135 1987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.61% 24.51% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1067 876
Average daily rate £329 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 234 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Hampshire +6 19 £360 - 2
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £225 - 1
West Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire +17 3 £263 - 2
Surrey -2 1 - - 1
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (76.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 65 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (53.68%) Microsoft
5 48 (50.53%) Windows XP
6 47 (49.47%) UNIX
7 45 (47.37%) Security Cleared
8 35 (36.84%) Oracle
8 35 (36.84%) VMware
9 33 (34.74%) MS Excel
9 33 (34.74%) HP
9 33 (34.74%) SC Cleared
10 32 (33.68%) Active Directory
11 31 (32.63%) Citrix
11 31 (32.63%) TCP/IP
12 30 (31.58%) ISTQB
13 29 (30.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 29 (30.53%) ASP.NET
13 29 (30.53%) JSP
13 29 (30.53%) .NET
13 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
14 28 (29.47%) HTML
14 28 (29.47%) HTTPS
14 28 (29.47%) HP Quality Center
15 27 (28.42%) Software Testing
15 27 (28.42%) VMware ESX
16 26 (27.37%) Oracle EBS
17 22 (23.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 22 (23.16%) SAN
17 22 (23.16%) Clustering

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (17.89%) IIS
2 16 (16.84%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (9.47%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.05%) Site Server
6 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 33 (34.74%) MS Excel
2 20 (21.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (27.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.11%) Maximo
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.63%) TCP/IP
2 28 (29.47%) HTTPS
3 22 (23.16%) SAN
4 21 (22.11%) DNS
5 15 (15.79%) HTTP
6 12 (12.63%) SSL
6 12 (12.63%) NAS
7 10 (10.53%) Wireshark
8 7 (7.37%) Firewall
9 6 (6.32%) DHCP
9 6 (6.32%) Internet
10 5 (5.26%) Broadband
11 1 (1.05%) VLAN
11 1 (1.05%) LAN
11 1 (1.05%) SMS
11 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (7.37%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (6.32%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (16.84%) QuickTest Pro
1 16 (16.84%) LoadRunner
2 6 (6.32%) Toad
2 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.16%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (2.11%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Back Office
3 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Test Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (13.68%) Administrator
4 10 (10.53%) Tester
5 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Windows Administrator
5 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Performance Tester
5 8 (8.42%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (7.37%) Test Specialist
7 6 (6.32%) DBA
7 6 (6.32%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) IT Support
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.53%) ASP.NET
1 29 (30.53%) JSP
1 29 (30.53%) .NET
2 28 (29.47%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) JPA
3 3 (3.16%) Application Packaging
3 3 (3.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Clustering
2 8 (8.42%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.37%) User Experience
4 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (76.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 65 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (50.53%) Windows XP
5 47 (49.47%) UNIX
6 16 (16.84%) Linux
7 14 (14.74%) Windows NT
8 12 (12.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (12.63%) Windows 7
9 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (8.42%) Windows Vista
11 6 (6.32%) Solaris
12 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Software Testing
2 17 (17.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (17.89%) Test Scripting
3 16 (16.84%) Performance Testing
4 13 (13.68%) Knowledge Management
4 13 (13.68%) Test Strategy
5 12 (12.63%) Change Management
5 12 (12.63%) Workflow
6 10 (10.53%) Validation
7 8 (8.42%) Load Testing
7 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.32%) Migration
9 5 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.26%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.21%) ITIL
11 3 (3.16%) Data Migration
11 3 (3.16%) Performance Engineering
12 2 (2.11%) PRINCE2
12 2 (2.11%) Project Management
12 2 (2.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.68%) VB
2 13 (13.68%) SQL
3 7 (7.37%) VBScript
4 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.16%) C#
6 3 (3.16%) Java
7 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 33 (34.74%) SC Cleared
3 30 (31.58%) ISTQB
4 29 (30.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (16.84%) MCSE
7 14 (14.74%) DV Cleared
7 14 (14.74%) Degree
8 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.26%) CCNA
10 3 (3.16%) CCNP
11 2 (2.11%) ISEB
11 2 (2.11%) MCITP
11 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 32 (33.68%) Active Directory
2 27 (28.42%) VMware ESX
3 22 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (13.68%) vSphere
5 11 (11.58%) Terminal Services
6 10 (10.53%) Nmap
6 10 (10.53%) XenApp
7 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (9.47%) ISA Server
8 8 (8.42%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (7.37%) vCloud
10 6 (6.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 28 (29.47%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (23.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (11.58%) BladeLogic
4 10 (10.53%) Nessus
5 9 (9.47%) SCOM
6 8 (8.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (8.42%) NetBackup
7 5 (5.26%) Backup Exec
7 5 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (4.21%) ARCserve
8 4 (4.21%) HP SIM
8 4 (4.21%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (3.16%) Unicenter
10 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
10 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (2.11%) SCCM
11 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (53.68%) Microsoft
2 35 (36.84%) Oracle
2 35 (36.84%) VMware
3 33 (34.74%) HP
4 31 (32.63%) Citrix
5 18 (18.95%) Intel
6 9 (9.47%) Symantec
7 7 (7.37%) Veritas
8 5 (5.26%) Acronis
8 5 (5.26%) Sophos
9 4 (4.21%) CA
10 3 (3.16%) Lumension
10 3 (3.16%) Cognos
10 3 (3.16%) Informatica
10 3 (3.16%) Cisco
11 2 (2.11%) IBM
11 2 (2.11%) Lotus
11 2 (2.11%) McAfee
11 2 (2.11%) Brocade
12 1 (1.05%) Apple