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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 242 198 195
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 25 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 1.55% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Average daily rate
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£295 £389 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +159.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £343 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £420 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £135 £275
% change year-on-year
+81.48% -50.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +10.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.63%
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
2510 2069 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.33% 24.30% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1001 794
Average daily rate £325 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 228 233
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 18 December 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 18 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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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
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £225 -
Hampshire -23 9 £360 +10.76% 3
Berkshire +1 2 £230 -
Surrey -17 2 £300 -27.71%
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
4 42 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (57.14%) VMware
6 35 (55.56%) Active Directory
7 33 (52.38%) Citrix
8 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
9 27 (42.86%) Windows XP
9 27 (42.86%) VMware ESX
10 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
11 24 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (34.92%) Clustering
13 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
14 19 (30.16%) MS Office
14 19 (30.16%) IIS
14 19 (30.16%) UNIX
14 19 (30.16%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (28.57%) SLA
16 17 (26.98%) MCSE
17 16 (25.40%) Intel
17 16 (25.40%) SAN
18 15 (23.81%) Windows NT
18 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
18 15 (23.81%) Terminal Services
18 15 (23.81%) BladeLogic
19 14 (22.22%) NAS
19 14 (22.22%) Change Management
20 13 (20.63%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 19 (30.16%) IIS
2 15 (23.81%) MS Exchange
3 12 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
2 19 (30.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.17%) Maximo
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) SAN
2 14 (22.22%) NAS
3 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.70%) DNS
4 8 (12.70%) HTTPS
5 7 (11.11%) DHCP
5 7 (11.11%) Firewall
6 6 (9.52%) Wireshark
6 6 (9.52%) Broadband
6 6 (9.52%) SSL
7 5 (7.94%) Internet
8 3 (4.76%) LAN
9 2 (3.17%) VPN
10 1 (1.59%) SMS
10 1 (1.59%) WAN
10 1 (1.59%) HTTP
10 1 (1.59%) ADSL
10 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.59%) 3G
10 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (3.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.94%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (15.87%) Administrator
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
5 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.94%) Support Technician
7 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) IT Support
8 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
1 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 9 (14.29%) JSP
2 8 (12.70%) HTML
3 4 (6.35%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.17%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.59%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Clustering
2 9 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.52%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) PMI
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 19 (30.16%) UNIX
6 15 (23.81%) Windows NT
7 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 12 (19.05%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (12.70%) Windows Vista
9 8 (12.70%) Linux
10 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (22.22%) Change Management
3 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 7 (11.11%) Workflow
4 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 6 (9.52%) Validation
5 6 (9.52%) Migration
6 5 (7.94%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (6.35%) Test Strategy
7 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.35%) ITIL
8 2 (3.17%) Customer Insight
8 2 (3.17%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.17%) Software Distribution
8 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.59%) Scrum
9 1 (1.59%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) VB
2 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.52%) VBScript
4 5 (7.94%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) Java
6 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.98%) MCSE
4 13 (20.63%) Degree
5 10 (15.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (15.87%) ISTQB
6 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
7 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (7.94%) CCNA
9 3 (4.76%) CCNP
10 1 (1.59%) ISEB
10 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.59%) MCP
10 1 (1.59%) MCITP
10 1 (1.59%) MCDST
10 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 35 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 27 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 24 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (23.81%) Terminal Services
5 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 12 (19.05%) ISA Server
6 11 (17.46%) vSphere
7 8 (12.70%) XenApp
8 7 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (9.52%) Nmap
10 5 (7.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (7.94%) vCloud
11 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) BladeLogic
2 10 (15.87%) SCOM
3 9 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (12.70%) NetBackup
5 7 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (9.52%) Nessus
6 6 (9.52%) Backup Exec
7 3 (4.76%) Unicenter
7 3 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (4.76%) ARCserve
7 3 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (4.76%) HP SIM
8 2 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (3.17%) SCCM
8 2 (3.17%) WSUS
8 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 36 (57.14%) VMware
3 33 (52.38%) Citrix
4 16 (25.40%) Intel
5 12 (19.05%) HP
6 9 (14.29%) Oracle
6 9 (14.29%) Symantec
7 5 (7.94%) Veritas
7 5 (7.94%) Sophos
7 5 (7.94%) Acronis
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco
9 3 (4.76%) CA
9 3 (4.76%) Lumension
10 2 (3.17%) McAfee
10 2 (3.17%) NetApp
10 2 (3.17%) IBM
11 1 (1.59%) Adobe
11 1 (1.59%) Apple
11 1 (1.59%) Lotus
11 1 (1.59%) Wyse