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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 253 172 204
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +32
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 16 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.76% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 2.98% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 15
Average daily rate
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£344 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £460 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.84 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -33.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.02 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.10 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +16.11%
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
2492 2383 1893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.04% 25.50% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1269 1184 895
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £139 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 239 249
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Buckinghamshire -11 4 - - 1
Hampshire -47 4 £400 +23.07%
Oxfordshire -18 3 £375 -
West Sussex - 3 £375 -
Surrey -3 1 £313 -35.89% 1
Berkshire -20 1 - - 1
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (48.65%) SLA
6 18 (48.65%) VMware
7 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
7 14 (37.84%) Windows NT
7 14 (37.84%) SQL
7 14 (37.84%) UNIX
8 12 (32.43%) SAN
9 11 (29.73%) Linux
9 11 (29.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (27.03%) Migration
10 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
11 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
11 9 (24.32%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (24.32%) SCCM
12 8 (21.62%) Application Packaging
12 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
12 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
12 8 (21.62%) NAS
12 8 (21.62%) Clustering
12 8 (21.62%) Finance
12 8 (21.62%) Change Management
12 8 (21.62%) Oracle
13 7 (18.92%) VB
13 7 (18.92%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (16.22%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) NAS
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) DHCP
3 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 5 (13.51%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.70%) GGSN
5 1 (2.70%) SGSN
5 1 (2.70%) MGW
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) Intranet
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) Megaco
5 1 (2.70%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.70%) Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.41%) Software Packaging
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) JSP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Clustering
2 6 (16.22%) Mainframe
3 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 4 (10.81%) CLARiiON
3 4 (10.81%) Symmetrix
3 4 (10.81%) EMC Centera
3 4 (10.81%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (37.84%) Windows NT
4 14 (37.84%) UNIX
5 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (16.22%) HPUX
9 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (8.11%) CentOS
10 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
11 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
3 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 7 (18.92%) Problem Management
5 5 (13.51%) Release Management
5 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.11%) Workflow
8 2 (5.41%) Validation
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Scrum
9 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) VB
3 5 (13.51%) VBScript
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) MCSE
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.81%) Firmware
4 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.11%) ISA Server
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.41%) XenApp
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) WSUS
3 6 (16.22%) SCOM
4 5 (13.51%) BladeLogic
4 5 (13.51%) NetBackup
5 4 (10.81%) OpenView
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (8.11%) Nagios
6 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (8.11%) Hyperic
7 2 (5.41%) ARCserve
7 2 (5.41%) Unicenter
7 2 (5.41%) Nessus
7 2 (5.41%) Nmap
8 1 (2.70%) SCSM
8 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
8 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 7 (18.92%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) NetApp
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco
7 4 (10.81%) IBM
7 4 (10.81%) EMC
7 4 (10.81%) Intel
7 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
8 3 (8.11%) Splunk
8 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.41%) CA
9 2 (5.41%) Lumension
10 1 (2.70%) Brocade
10 1 (2.70%) Sybase