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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 191 178 183
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 47 52 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.61% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 2.50% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
- +20.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £16.02 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.39% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £132.55 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -14.16%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2192 2082 2022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.89% 24.59% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 1046 839
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 265 290
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 2000
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -14 25 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £385 +18.53%
West Sussex - 5 £140 - 1
Berkshire -7 4 £300 +67.83% 1
Surrey -3 3 £488 +21.87% 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 70 (67.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 67 (64.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (63.46%) Windows XP
5 56 (53.85%) UNIX
6 55 (52.88%) Security Cleared
7 49 (47.12%) HP
8 48 (46.15%) Oracle
9 46 (44.23%) SC Cleared
10 43 (41.35%) TCP/IP
11 40 (38.46%) ISTQB
12 39 (37.50%) Microsoft
12 39 (37.50%) .NET
12 39 (37.50%) JavaScript
12 39 (37.50%) ASP.NET
12 39 (37.50%) JSP
13 38 (36.54%) HTML
13 38 (36.54%) HP Quality Center
14 37 (35.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 37 (35.58%) HTTPS
15 35 (33.65%) Software Testing
15 35 (33.65%) Oracle EBS
16 29 (27.88%) Active Directory
17 27 (25.96%) Linux
18 24 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 23 (22.12%) DV Cleared
19 23 (22.12%) Test Scripting
20 21 (20.19%) DNS
20 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
20 21 (20.19%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.77%) IIS
3 6 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.96%) Site Server
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 21 (20.19%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 35 (33.65%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (41.35%) TCP/IP
2 37 (35.58%) HTTPS
3 21 (20.19%) DNS
4 19 (18.27%) SSL
5 17 (16.35%) HTTP
6 16 (15.38%) Wireshark
7 14 (13.46%) SAN
8 4 (3.85%) NAS
9 3 (2.88%) Firewall
9 3 (2.88%) DHCP
9 3 (2.88%) Broadband
9 3 (2.88%) SMS
10 1 (0.96%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.96%) UMTS
10 1 (0.96%) VoIP
10 1 (0.96%) WCDMA
10 1 (0.96%) CDMA
10 1 (0.96%) GPRS
10 1 (0.96%) GSM
10 1 (0.96%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) QuickTest Pro
1 18 (17.31%) LoadRunner
2 6 (5.77%) Toad
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.92%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.96%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Back Office
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Test Analyst
3 15 (14.42%) Tester
3 15 (14.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.54%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (8.65%) Performance Tester
6 7 (6.73%) Administrator
6 7 (6.73%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Help Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) DBA
6 7 (6.73%) Test Specialist
7 6 (5.77%) Help Desk Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Performance Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.77%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) IT Support
7 6 (5.77%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (37.50%) .NET
1 39 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 39 (37.50%) JSP
2 38 (36.54%) HTML
3 3 (2.88%) JPA
4 1 (0.96%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Clustering
2 7 (6.73%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.96%) PMI
4 1 (0.96%) EPoS
4 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (67.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 67 (64.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (63.46%) Windows XP
5 56 (53.85%) UNIX
6 27 (25.96%) Linux
7 13 (12.50%) Windows NT
8 8 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 7 (6.73%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
10 6 (5.77%) Solaris
11 4 (3.85%) AIX
12 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) Software Testing
2 23 (22.12%) Test Scripting
3 21 (20.19%) Test Strategy
4 19 (18.27%) Workflow
4 19 (18.27%) Knowledge Management
5 18 (17.31%) Validation
5 18 (17.31%) Performance Testing
6 9 (8.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (8.65%) ITIL
7 8 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 5 (4.81%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.85%) Software Deployment
9 4 (3.85%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (3.85%) Facility Management
9 4 (3.85%) OO
9 4 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.85%) Change Management
10 3 (2.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (2.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 17 (16.35%) SQL
3 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 6 (5.77%) VB
3 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.88%) C#
4 3 (2.88%) Java
5 2 (1.92%) VBScript
6 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (52.88%) Security Cleared
2 46 (44.23%) SC Cleared
3 40 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 37 (35.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (22.12%) DV Cleared
6 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (10.58%) MCSE
8 6 (5.77%) Degree
9 4 (3.85%) ISEB
9 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.88%) MCP
10 3 (2.88%) CCNA
10 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.92%) MCITP
11 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.96%) CCNP
12 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 29 (27.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.38%) Nmap
3 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.73%) vSphere
6 4 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.88%) vCloud
7 3 (2.88%) XenApp
8 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (36.54%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (15.38%) Nessus
4 6 (5.77%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.77%) SCOM
5 4 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.85%) SCCM
6 2 (1.92%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.92%) MOM
6 2 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.92%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.92%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (1.92%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.96%) WSUS
7 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.96%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 49 (47.12%) HP
2 48 (46.15%) Oracle
3 39 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.27%) VMware
5 14 (13.46%) Citrix
6 7 (6.73%) Intel
6 7 (6.73%) Cisco
7 4 (3.85%) McAfee
8 3 (2.88%) Altiris
8 3 (2.88%) Cognos
8 3 (2.88%) Informatica
8 3 (2.88%) Veritas
8 3 (2.88%) Symantec
9 2 (1.92%) Lotus
9 2 (1.92%) Apple
9 2 (1.92%) CA
9 2 (1.92%) Brocade
10 1 (0.96%) Acronis
10 1 (0.96%) Lumension
10 1 (0.96%) Huawei