The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 2000 Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 2000 Server over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Rank 566 492 502
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 Server 56 92 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.76% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 55
Average daily rate
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£324 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £150 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £323
% change year-on-year
-11.29% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £14.28 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.75 £40.57 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.21 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +49.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12759 12053 12278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 22.80% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7357 6766 6296
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1004 1186
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%

Windows 2000 Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 2000 Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 2000 Server within the UK.

Windows 2000 Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 Server within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Windows 2000 Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 Server within the UK.

Windows 2000 Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 Server within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Windows 2000 Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 2000 Server within the UK over the 3 months to 15 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 51 £323 +8.40% 9
London +3 24 £350 +26.12% 1
South East -48 13 £280 -5.08% 6
City of London +25 8 £450 +28.57%
Milton Keynes -1 7 £334 -
Buckinghamshire -8 7 £334 -
North West -3 5 - -
East Midlands +5 4 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
West Sussex +1 3 £275 -
Yorkshire +7 2 £210 - 1
Berkshire -1 2 £400 -5.88% 1
South West -32 2 £263 -41.34%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £263 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £263 -
Leeds +8 1 £210 -
Bracknell +2 1 - -
West Yorkshire +2 1 £210 - 1
Cheshire +1 1 - -
Hertfordshire -20 1 - -
Hampshire -22 1 £140 -63.87% 4
East of England -33 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £290 -

Windows 2000 Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows 2000 Server 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 Server.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (77.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 81 (63.28%) Active Directory
4 76 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (47.66%) Microsoft
6 50 (39.06%) VMware
7 44 (34.38%) MS Exchange
8 37 (28.91%) DNS
9 34 (26.56%) Citrix
10 33 (25.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (21.88%) DHCP
14 27 (21.09%) LAN
15 26 (20.31%) Windows XP
16 25 (19.53%) WAN
16 25 (19.53%) Cisco
16 25 (19.53%) MCSE
16 25 (19.53%) Clustering
17 24 (18.75%) MS Excel
18 22 (17.19%) MS Office
18 22 (17.19%) TCP/IP
18 22 (17.19%) Finance
19 21 (16.41%) Firewall
20 20 (15.63%) SAN
20 20 (15.63%) Windows 7
21 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
21 19 (14.84%) SQL
22 18 (14.06%) Windows 2000
23 17 (13.28%) Blackberry

Windows 2000 Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Windows 2000 Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 16 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (10.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (9.38%) IIS
6 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 6 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (4.69%) Lync
9 4 (3.13%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (1.56%) Quickr
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 22 (17.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.91%) DNS
2 28 (21.88%) DHCP
3 27 (21.09%) LAN
4 25 (19.53%) WAN
5 22 (17.19%) TCP/IP
6 21 (16.41%) Firewall
7 20 (15.63%) SAN
8 10 (7.81%) VoIP
9 9 (7.03%) Internet
10 8 (6.25%) VPN
11 7 (5.47%) NAS
12 6 (4.69%) ISDN
13 5 (3.91%) SSL
13 5 (3.91%) iSCSI
13 5 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (3.91%) RTP
13 5 (3.91%) NetScreen
14 4 (3.13%) IP Telephony
14 4 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (3.13%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) Ingres
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Toad
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (17.19%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Banking
3 9 (7.03%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Law
4 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Military
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (16.41%) Analyst
2 18 (14.06%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) Support Analyst
4 14 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.38%) Desktop Support
6 11 (8.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.81%) Administrator
7 10 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) Project Manager
9 8 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
10 7 (5.47%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.47%) Architect
10 7 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) IT Support
11 6 (4.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.78%) SOAP
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) XML
2 1 (0.78%) XSLT
2 1 (0.78%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) Clustering
2 17 (13.28%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.47%) Replication
4 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.34%) FMCG
7 2 (1.56%) iSeries
7 2 (1.56%) NHS
7 2 (1.56%) Handset
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (77.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 76 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (25.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (20.31%) Windows XP
6 20 (15.63%) Windows 7
7 18 (14.06%) Windows 2000
8 14 (10.94%) Windows NT
9 11 (8.59%) UNIX
10 8 (6.25%) Windows Vista
11 6 (4.69%) Solaris
12 5 (3.91%) Linux
12 5 (3.91%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.34%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.56%) HPUX
15 1 (0.78%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.78%) SUSE
15 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.72%) Migration
2 14 (10.94%) Change Management
2 14 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (10.16%) ITIL
4 6 (4.69%) Project Management
5 5 (3.91%) Business Continuity
6 4 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.13%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.34%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.34%) Release Management
7 3 (2.34%) Time Management
7 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.34%) Logistics
8 2 (1.56%) CRM
8 2 (1.56%) Service Management
8 2 (1.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.56%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.84%) SQL
2 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.69%) C#
4 5 (3.91%) C++
4 5 (3.91%) Java
4 5 (3.91%) VB
5 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.13%) VBScript
6 3 (2.34%) Perl
7 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.78%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (19.53%) MCSE
3 13 (10.16%) CCNA
3 13 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (9.38%) MCITP
5 9 (7.03%) Degree
6 8 (6.25%) MCTS
7 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.91%) CCVP
8 4 (3.13%) MCP
9 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.78%) CNE
11 1 (0.78%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.78%) MCSA
11 1 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (63.28%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.72%) VMware ESX
4 13 (10.16%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.16%) vSphere
5 9 (7.03%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (5.47%) Terminal Services
7 6 (4.69%) ISA Server
8 4 (3.13%) MetaFrame
8 4 (3.13%) Terminal Server
8 4 (3.13%) UAG
9 3 (2.34%) vCloud
9 3 (2.34%) XenApp
10 2 (1.56%) Samba
10 2 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.78%) XenServer
11 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) SCOM
2 7 (5.47%) SCCM
3 6 (4.69%) BladeLogic
4 4 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.34%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.34%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.56%) WSUS
6 2 (1.56%) MOM
6 2 (1.56%) WMI
6 2 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.56%) Control-M
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 61 (47.66%) Microsoft
2 50 (39.06%) VMware
3 34 (26.56%) Citrix
4 25 (19.53%) Cisco
5 14 (10.94%) HP
6 12 (9.38%) Dell
7 10 (7.81%) Oracle
8 8 (6.25%) Intel
8 8 (6.25%) NetApp
9 7 (5.47%) IBM
10 6 (4.69%) BMC
10 6 (4.69%) Apple
10 6 (4.69%) Remedy
11 5 (3.91%) Symantec
11 5 (3.91%) Juniper
12 4 (3.13%) Avaya
12 4 (3.13%) Lotus
12 4 (3.13%) Sophos
12 4 (3.13%) Websense
12 4 (3.13%) Altiris
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