The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 189 211 168
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -43
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 61 26 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.31% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.54% 1.42% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 36
Average daily rate £325 £180 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £96 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £223 £270
% change year-on-year
+37.07% -17.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 10
Average hourly rate £14.84 £25.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.64% +88.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £14.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £28.00 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.84 £12.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.54% -15.83%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2400 1830 2228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.78% 21.87% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 848 933
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 252 302
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 2000
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +25 30 £328 +63.75% 2
Berkshire +5 18 £275 +161.90% 1
Surrey -4 7 - -
Buckinghamshire -17 4 - -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (74.04%) Windows XP
3 65 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (57.69%) UNIX
5 59 (56.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (55.77%) Security Cleared
7 57 (54.81%) SC Cleared
7 57 (54.81%) HP
8 54 (51.92%) Oracle
9 45 (43.27%) HP Quality Center
10 43 (41.35%) HTML
10 43 (41.35%) JavaScript
10 43 (41.35%) JSP
11 42 (40.38%) ASP.NET
11 42 (40.38%) .NET
11 42 (40.38%) ISTQB
12 40 (38.46%) Software Testing
13 38 (36.54%) TCP/IP
14 37 (35.58%) Oracle EBS
15 31 (29.81%) HTTPS
16 29 (27.88%) Test Scripting
17 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
17 28 (26.92%) Linux
18 27 (25.96%) Active Directory
18 27 (25.96%) Test Strategy
19 24 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
20 22 (21.15%) DV Cleared
21 19 (18.27%) Workflow
21 19 (18.27%) Validation
21 19 (18.27%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (14.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.73%) IIS
4 5 (4.81%) Apache
4 5 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.85%) Site Server
5 4 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.88%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.88%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (35.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.54%) TCP/IP
2 31 (29.81%) HTTPS
3 19 (18.27%) SSL
4 17 (16.35%) Wireshark
5 15 (14.42%) DNS
6 12 (11.54%) HTTP
7 6 (5.77%) SAN
8 4 (3.85%) LAN
9 3 (2.88%) DHCP
9 3 (2.88%) Broadband
10 2 (1.92%) VPN
10 2 (1.92%) SMS
10 2 (1.92%) 3G
10 2 (1.92%) Firewall
10 2 (1.92%) NAS
11 1 (0.96%) 4G
11 1 (0.96%) MGW
11 1 (0.96%) SIGTRAN
11 1 (0.96%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.96%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle Reports
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (11.54%) LoadRunner
3 6 (5.77%) Toad
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.85%) TestDirector
5 3 (2.88%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.96%) Mockito
6 1 (0.96%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.96%) Hudson
6 1 (0.96%) Maven
6 1 (0.96%) JIRA
6 1 (0.96%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.96%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.96%) Ant
6 1 (0.96%) JUnit
6 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (8.65%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (0.96%) French Language
4 1 (0.96%) German Language
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (33.65%) Analyst
2 21 (20.19%) Tester
3 20 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Applications Tester
5 7 (6.73%) Consultant
5 7 (6.73%) DBA
5 7 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.77%) Technical Tester
6 6 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (5.77%) Performance Test Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Performance Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Performance Tester
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.81%) Administrator
7 5 (4.81%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (41.35%) HTML
1 43 (41.35%) JSP
2 42 (40.38%) ASP.NET
2 42 (40.38%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) JPA
4 1 (0.96%) jQuery
4 1 (0.96%) Struts2
4 1 (0.96%) Ajax
4 1 (0.96%) Spring
4 1 (0.96%) JSF
4 1 (0.96%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (0.96%) JSTL
4 1 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.96%) LAMP
4 1 (0.96%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.96%) EJB
4 1 (0.96%) CSS
4 1 (0.96%) Servlets
4 1 (0.96%) Struts
4 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Clustering
2 6 (5.77%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (74.04%) Windows XP
3 65 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (57.69%) UNIX
5 59 (56.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (26.92%) Linux
7 14 (13.46%) Windows 7
8 11 (10.58%) Windows NT
9 10 (9.62%) Solaris
10 9 (8.65%) Windows Vista
10 9 (8.65%) AIX
11 5 (4.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.92%) NetWare
12 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 29 (27.88%) Test Scripting
3 27 (25.96%) Test Strategy
4 24 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
5 19 (18.27%) Workflow
5 19 (18.27%) Validation
6 13 (12.50%) ITIL
7 12 (11.54%) Performance Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.77%) OO
11 6 (5.77%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.77%) Facility Management
11 6 (5.77%) Load Testing
12 5 (4.81%) Capacity Management
13 4 (3.85%) Scrum
13 4 (3.85%) V-Model
13 4 (3.85%) Waterfall
14 3 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (41.35%) JavaScript
2 19 (18.27%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.85%) VBScript
4 4 (3.85%) VB
5 3 (2.88%) Java
6 2 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (55.77%) Security Cleared
2 57 (54.81%) SC Cleared
3 42 (40.38%) ISTQB
4 22 (21.15%) DV Cleared
5 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (9.62%) MCSE
7 6 (5.77%) ISEB
8 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.81%) CCNA
9 4 (3.85%) MCP
9 4 (3.85%) MCSD
10 2 (1.92%) MCSA
10 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.96%) MCITP
11 1 (0.96%) Degree
11 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) BS15000
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 27 (25.96%) Active Directory
2 17 (16.35%) Nmap
3 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.85%) vSphere
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.92%) XenApp
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (43.27%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (17.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (16.35%) Nessus
4 6 (5.77%) Tivoli
4 6 (5.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (5.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (5.77%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (4.81%) SCOM
5 5 (4.81%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.85%) SCCM
7 3 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.88%) Netcool
8 2 (1.92%) MOM
8 2 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.92%) WSUS
8 2 (1.92%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 57 (54.81%) HP
2 54 (51.92%) Oracle
3 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.50%) Citrix
5 11 (10.58%) Cisco
6 10 (9.62%) VMware
7 7 (6.73%) McAfee
8 5 (4.81%) Veritas
8 5 (4.81%) Symantec
9 4 (3.85%) Sun
9 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.88%) Altiris
10 3 (2.88%) Cognos
10 3 (2.88%) Lotus
10 3 (2.88%) Informatica
10 3 (2.88%) Intel
10 3 (2.88%) Apple
11 2 (1.92%) Novell
11 2 (1.92%) Becrypt
12 1 (0.96%) Huawei