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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 202 217 182
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 43 28 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.32% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.90% 1.32% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 12
Average daily rate
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£260 £180 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -45.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £129 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £385 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £165 £278
% change year-on-year
+57.57% -40.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.42 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.26% -4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £12.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.23 £14.56 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.49 £13.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.56%
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
2261 2118 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.37% 23.87% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1063 890
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 239 261
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 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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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 23 £260 +44.44%
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £385 +18.53%
West Sussex - 6 £140 -
Berkshire +4 4 £281 +46.10% 1
Surrey +2 1 - -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (73.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 68 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (58.33%) Windows XP
5 50 (52.08%) Security Cleared
6 49 (51.04%) UNIX
7 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
8 40 (41.67%) SC Cleared
9 39 (40.63%) Oracle
10 38 (39.58%) HP
10 38 (39.58%) TCP/IP
11 36 (37.50%) ISTQB
12 34 (35.42%) ASP.NET
12 34 (35.42%) JSP
12 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
12 34 (35.42%) .NET
13 33 (34.38%) HTML
13 33 (34.38%) HP Quality Center
13 33 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 32 (33.33%) HTTPS
15 31 (32.29%) Software Testing
16 30 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
17 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
18 26 (27.08%) VMware
19 25 (26.04%) MS Excel
20 24 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 22 (22.92%) DNS
22 21 (21.88%) Citrix
23 20 (20.83%) Test Scripting
24 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.46%) IIS
4 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.04%) Site Server
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (26.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.58%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.04%) Maximo
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (39.58%) TCP/IP
2 32 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 22 (22.92%) DNS
4 17 (17.71%) HTTP
5 16 (16.67%) SAN
6 14 (14.58%) SSL
7 11 (11.46%) Wireshark
8 6 (6.25%) NAS
9 5 (5.21%) DHCP
9 5 (5.21%) Firewall
9 5 (5.21%) Internet
10 3 (3.13%) Broadband
11 2 (2.08%) SMS
12 1 (1.04%) VoIP
12 1 (1.04%) LAN
12 1 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
1 18 (18.75%) LoadRunner
2 6 (6.25%) Toad
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.08%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.04%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Back Office
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Test Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (12.50%) Tester
5 11 (11.46%) Help Desk Support
6 9 (9.38%) Performance Tester
7 8 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Administrator
8 7 (7.29%) IT Support
8 7 (7.29%) Performance Test Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Performance Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Test Specialist
9 6 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) DBA
10 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support
10 5 (5.21%) Support Technician
10 5 (5.21%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.21%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.42%) ASP.NET
1 34 (35.42%) JSP
1 34 (35.42%) .NET
2 33 (34.38%) HTML
3 3 (3.13%) JPA
4 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Clustering
2 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.04%) PMI
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (73.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 68 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (58.33%) Windows XP
5 49 (51.04%) UNIX
6 18 (18.75%) Linux
7 10 (10.42%) Windows NT
7 10 (10.42%) Windows 7
8 8 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 8 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (6.25%) Solaris
9 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) Software Testing
2 20 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 18 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 18 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 16 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 14 (14.58%) Workflow
6 13 (13.54%) Validation
7 10 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.38%) Load Testing
9 7 (7.29%) Change Management
10 5 (5.21%) ITIL
10 5 (5.21%) Capacity Management
11 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.17%) Migration
12 3 (3.13%) Software Deployment
12 3 (3.13%) Performance Engineering
13 2 (2.08%) Software Distribution
13 2 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.46%) SQL
3 10 (10.42%) VB
4 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 6 (6.25%) VBScript
4 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.13%) C#
5 3 (3.13%) Java
5 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (52.08%) Security Cleared
2 40 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 36 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 33 (34.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (17.71%) DV Cleared
7 15 (15.63%) MCSE
8 7 (7.29%) Degree
9 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (4.17%) ISEB
10 4 (4.17%) CCNA
11 3 (3.13%) MCP
11 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (2.08%) MCITP
12 2 (2.08%) CCNP
13 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 27 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.63%) VMware ESX
4 11 (11.46%) vSphere
4 11 (11.46%) Nmap
5 7 (7.29%) XenApp
5 7 (7.29%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.21%) ISA Server
6 5 (5.21%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (5.21%) vCloud
7 4 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 33 (34.38%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (11.46%) Nessus
4 8 (8.33%) NetBackup
5 6 (6.25%) SCOM
6 5 (5.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (5.21%) BladeLogic
7 4 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (3.13%) SCCM
8 3 (3.13%) Backup Exec
9 2 (2.08%) HP SIM
9 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (2.08%) ARCserve
10 1 (1.04%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.04%) MOM
10 1 (1.04%) Unicenter
10 1 (1.04%) WSUS
10 1 (1.04%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 39 (40.63%) Oracle
3 38 (39.58%) HP
4 26 (27.08%) VMware
5 21 (21.88%) Citrix
6 10 (10.42%) Intel
7 6 (6.25%) Symantec
8 5 (5.21%) Veritas
9 3 (3.13%) Cisco
9 3 (3.13%) Cognos
9 3 (3.13%) McAfee
9 3 (3.13%) Sophos
9 3 (3.13%) Informatica
9 3 (3.13%) Acronis
9 3 (3.13%) Altiris
10 2 (2.08%) Brocade
10 2 (2.08%) CA
10 2 (2.08%) Lotus
10 2 (2.08%) Apple
11 1 (1.04%) Adobe