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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 209 220 192
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 38 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.27% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 1.10% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 11
Average daily rate
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£260 £363 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £418 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £135 £200
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 16
Average hourly rate £14.32 £19.30 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% +33.06%
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 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.24 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-5.44% -1.75%
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
2249 2100 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.23% 24.35% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1057 904
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 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 239 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.78 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 September 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 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +6 20 £260 - 4
Buckinghamshire -8 8 - - 1
West Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire +1 3 £263 -36.36% 1
Surrey +1 1 - - 1
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 72 (75.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 68 (71.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (54.74%) Windows XP
5 49 (51.58%) UNIX
6 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
6 47 (49.47%) Security Cleared
7 37 (38.95%) SC Cleared
7 37 (38.95%) Oracle
8 36 (37.89%) HP
9 35 (36.84%) TCP/IP
10 33 (34.74%) VMware
11 32 (33.68%) ISTQB
11 32 (33.68%) .NET
11 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
11 32 (33.68%) ASP.NET
11 32 (33.68%) JSP
12 31 (32.63%) HTML
12 31 (32.63%) HTTPS
12 31 (32.63%) HP Quality Center
12 31 (32.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 29 (30.53%) Software Testing
14 28 (29.47%) Citrix
14 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
14 28 (29.47%) Active Directory
14 28 (29.47%) Oracle EBS
15 23 (24.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 23 (24.21%) DNS
15 23 (24.21%) VMware ESX
16 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (18.95%) IIS
2 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
3 12 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (11.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.42%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.05%) Site Server
9 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
2 16 (16.84%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.11%) Maximo
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 31 (32.63%) HTTPS
3 23 (24.21%) DNS
4 19 (20.00%) SAN
5 16 (16.84%) HTTP
6 14 (14.74%) SSL
7 11 (11.58%) Wireshark
8 9 (9.47%) NAS
9 7 (7.37%) Firewall
9 7 (7.37%) DHCP
10 6 (6.32%) Internet
11 4 (4.21%) Broadband
12 1 (1.05%) LAN
12 1 (1.05%) SMS
12 1 (1.05%) VoIP
12 1 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database
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 17 (17.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (17.89%) 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 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Back Office
2 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 12 (12.63%) Tester
3 12 (12.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.47%) Administrator
4 9 (9.47%) Performance Tester
4 9 (9.47%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Test Specialist
6 7 (7.37%) IT Support
7 6 (6.32%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) DBA
7 6 (6.32%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.68%) .NET
1 32 (33.68%) ASP.NET
1 32 (33.68%) JSP
2 31 (32.63%) HTML
3 3 (3.16%) Application Packaging
3 3 (3.16%) Software Packaging
3 3 (3.16%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Clustering
2 8 (8.42%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.37%) User Experience
3 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (75.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 68 (71.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (54.74%) Windows XP
5 49 (51.58%) UNIX
6 18 (18.95%) Linux
7 11 (11.58%) Windows NT
7 11 (11.58%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
8 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (8.42%) Windows Vista
10 6 (6.32%) Solaris
11 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.53%) Software Testing
2 18 (18.95%) Test Scripting
3 17 (17.89%) Performance Testing
4 15 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (14.74%) Workflow
5 14 (14.74%) Knowledge Management
5 14 (14.74%) Test Strategy
6 11 (11.58%) Validation
7 10 (10.53%) Change Management
8 8 (8.42%) Load Testing
8 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.26%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.21%) Migration
10 4 (4.21%) ITIL
11 3 (3.16%) Performance Engineering
12 2 (2.11%) V-Model
12 2 (2.11%) Customer Insight
12 2 (2.11%) Software Deployment
12 2 (2.11%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.68%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.68%) SQL
2 13 (13.68%) VB
3 7 (7.37%) VBScript
4 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.32%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.16%) C#
6 3 (3.16%) Java
7 1 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (49.47%) Security Cleared
2 37 (38.95%) SC Cleared
3 32 (33.68%) ISTQB
4 31 (32.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (17.89%) MCSE
7 13 (13.68%) DV Cleared
8 10 (10.53%) Degree
9 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (5.26%) CCNA
11 3 (3.16%) CCNP
11 3 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.11%) MCITP
12 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (2.11%) ISEB
13 1 (1.05%) MCP
13 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 28 (29.47%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.21%) VMware ESX
3 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (15.79%) vSphere
5 11 (11.58%) Nmap
6 10 (10.53%) XenApp
7 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (8.42%) Terminal Services
7 8 (8.42%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (8.42%) ISA Server
8 7 (7.37%) vCloud
9 6 (6.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 31 (32.63%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (24.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (11.58%) Nessus
4 10 (10.53%) NetBackup
5 8 (8.42%) BladeLogic
5 8 (8.42%) SCOM
6 7 (7.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (5.26%) Backup Exec
8 4 (4.21%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (4.21%) HP SIM
8 4 (4.21%) ARCserve
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 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 37 (38.95%) Oracle
3 36 (37.89%) HP
4 33 (34.74%) VMware
5 28 (29.47%) Citrix
6 14 (14.74%) Intel
7 9 (9.47%) Symantec
8 7 (7.37%) Veritas
9 5 (5.26%) Sophos
9 5 (5.26%) Acronis
10 4 (4.21%) CA
11 3 (3.16%) Informatica
11 3 (3.16%) Cognos
11 3 (3.16%) Cisco
11 3 (3.16%) Lumension
12 2 (2.11%) Brocade
12 2 (2.11%) IBM
12 2 (2.11%) Lotus
12 2 (2.11%) Apple
12 2 (2.11%) McAfee
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