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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 240 180 208
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +28
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 25 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.06% 2.51% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 7
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£313 £335 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +86.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £120 £200
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 6
Average hourly rate £16.07 £15.30 £19.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% -20.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £12.07 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £17.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.35 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +22.80%
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
2348 2194 1725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.85% 24.25% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1010 793
Average daily rate £350 £314 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 256 259
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -31 7 £300 -13.97% 1
Surrey +8 5 £313 -
Oxfordshire -15 3 £375 - 2
Berkshire -28 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (54.55%) VMware
6 21 (47.73%) SLA
7 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
7 17 (38.64%) Windows NT
8 15 (34.09%) UNIX
9 14 (31.82%) SAN
10 13 (29.55%) Windows XP
10 13 (29.55%) SQL
10 13 (29.55%) VMware ESX
10 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (27.27%) Linux
11 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (25.00%) Citrix
13 10 (22.73%) HP
13 10 (22.73%) Change Management
13 10 (22.73%) Clustering
13 10 (22.73%) Finance
13 10 (22.73%) Migration
13 10 (22.73%) NAS
14 9 (20.45%) SCCM
14 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (20.45%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) IIS
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) SAN
2 10 (22.73%) NAS
3 6 (13.64%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
4 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 4 (9.09%) SSL
4 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) Broadband
4 4 (9.09%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) MGW
6 1 (2.27%) VLAN
6 1 (2.27%) GGSN
6 1 (2.27%) SGSN
6 1 (2.27%) 3G
6 1 (2.27%) Megaco
6 1 (2.27%) ISUP
6 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Administrator
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.82%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Tester
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Integration Tester
5 2 (4.55%) Security Tester
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 4 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 4 (9.09%) JSP
3 2 (4.55%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 4 (9.09%) CLARiiON
3 4 (9.09%) Symmetrix
3 4 (9.09%) EMC Centera
3 4 (9.09%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (61.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (38.64%) Windows NT
5 15 (34.09%) UNIX
6 13 (29.55%) Windows XP
7 12 (27.27%) Linux
8 11 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (13.64%) HPUX
10 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
11 3 (6.82%) CentOS
11 3 (6.82%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (6.82%) Windows Vista
11 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
12 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (22.73%) Change Management
2 10 (22.73%) Migration
3 7 (15.91%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.36%) Release Management
4 5 (11.36%) Workflow
5 4 (9.09%) Validation
5 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) VB
3 5 (11.36%) VBScript
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (18.18%) MCSE
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.64%) CCNA
4 6 (13.64%) Degree
5 4 (9.09%) MCP
5 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCDST
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (47.73%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) VMware ESX
3 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.64%) Terminal Services
5 4 (9.09%) ISA Server
5 4 (9.09%) Firmware
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (9.09%) vSphere
6 3 (6.82%) XenApp
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 8 (18.18%) SCOM
3 7 (15.91%) WSUS
3 7 (15.91%) BladeLogic
4 6 (13.64%) NetBackup
5 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (9.09%) OpenView
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (9.09%) Nessus
6 4 (9.09%) Nmap
7 3 (6.82%) Hyperic
7 3 (6.82%) Nagios
7 3 (6.82%) ARCserve
7 3 (6.82%) Unicenter
8 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (4.55%) HP SIM
9 1 (2.27%) SCSM
9 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
9 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
4 10 (22.73%) HP
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle
6 7 (15.91%) Intel
7 6 (13.64%) NetApp
8 5 (11.36%) Cisco
9 4 (9.09%) IBM
9 4 (9.09%) EMC
9 4 (9.09%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.82%) Lumension
10 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.82%) Splunk
10 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.82%) CA
11 2 (4.55%) Symantec
12 1 (2.27%) Brocade
12 1 (2.27%) Wyse
12 1 (2.27%) Sybase