The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Rank 518 482 485
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 Server 62 88 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.78% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 41
Average daily rate
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£325 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £308
% change year-on-year
-12.14% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £15.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £10.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £25.85 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12135 11245 11897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.03% 22.43% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6858 6111 5837
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1046 1223
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.98 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 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
England -36 57 £325 +9.24% 19
London +5 23 £375 +36.36% 3
South East -23 23 £290 -11.58% 5
Milton Keynes +5 9 £335 -
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £335 - 1
City of London +27 7 £400 -
East Midlands -2 5 - - 1
West Sussex -2 3 £275 -
Berkshire -13 3 - -
Hampshire -13 3 £125 -70.58% 3
East Grinstead - 3 £275 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +9 2 - -
Surrey 0 2 £320 +12.28%
Kent -6 2 £175 +16.66% 1
North West -8 2 £200 +33.33% 2
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Nottingham +1 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £140 - 1
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 4
Leicestershire -2 1 - -
West Midlands -17 1 - - 1
East of England -21 1 £140 -36.36% 3
South West -27 1 £210 -50.58%
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Sidcup - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £350 -

Windows 2000 Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (75.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 72 (56.69%) Active Directory
3 72 (56.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (51.18%) Microsoft
5 50 (39.37%) VMware
6 48 (37.80%) MS Exchange
7 32 (25.20%) Citrix
8 29 (22.83%) Windows 7
9 28 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (22.05%) Windows XP
9 28 (22.05%) TCP/IP
9 28 (22.05%) DNS
10 27 (21.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (20.47%) Cisco
11 26 (20.47%) MS Office
12 25 (19.69%) WAN
12 25 (19.69%) MCSE
13 23 (18.11%) DHCP
13 23 (18.11%) LAN
14 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
15 21 (16.54%) Blackberry
16 20 (15.75%) ITIL
17 19 (14.96%) Firewall
17 19 (14.96%) Clustering
18 18 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2003
18 18 (14.17%) SLA
19 17 (13.39%) SQL
19 17 (13.39%) Finance
19 17 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 2000 Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 48 (37.80%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (11.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (4.72%) Lync
7 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 6 (4.72%) IIS
8 3 (2.36%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.79%) Quickr
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (20.47%) MS Office
2 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.05%) TCP/IP
1 28 (22.05%) DNS
2 25 (19.69%) WAN
3 23 (18.11%) DHCP
3 23 (18.11%) LAN
4 19 (14.96%) Firewall
5 15 (11.81%) SAN
6 10 (7.87%) VPN
7 8 (6.30%) VoIP
8 6 (4.72%) ISDN
9 5 (3.94%) NetScreen
9 5 (3.94%) RTP
9 5 (3.94%) SSL
10 4 (3.15%) Internet
10 4 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.15%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.36%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.36%) X.500
12 2 (1.57%) VLAN
12 2 (1.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.36%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.57%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Toad
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Banking
3 6 (4.72%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.57%) French Language
6 2 (1.57%) German Language
6 2 (1.57%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (22.05%) Analyst
2 20 (15.75%) Support Analyst
2 20 (15.75%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.81%) Desktop Support
4 14 (11.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) IT Support
6 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
7 8 (6.30%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) DBA
9 6 (4.72%) Technical Support
9 6 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Server Technician
10 5 (3.94%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.51%) .NET
2 3 (2.36%) Flash
2 3 (2.36%) Middleware
3 1 (0.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) COM+
3 1 (0.79%) SOAP
3 1 (0.79%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Blackberry
2 19 (14.96%) Clustering
3 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.15%) iPhone
4 2 (1.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.57%) Handset
4 2 (1.57%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) iSeries
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 96 (75.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 72 (56.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (22.83%) Windows 7
5 28 (22.05%) Windows XP
6 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (10.24%) Windows 2000
8 10 (7.87%) UNIX
9 9 (7.09%) Windows NT
10 8 (6.30%) Solaris
10 8 (6.30%) Windows Vista
11 6 (4.72%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.72%) Linux
12 4 (3.15%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.36%) HPUX
14 1 (0.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.75%) ITIL
2 15 (11.81%) Migration
3 12 (9.45%) Change Management
4 8 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.30%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.94%) Project Management
7 4 (3.15%) Service Management
7 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.15%) Release Management
7 4 (3.15%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.36%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.36%) Time Management
8 3 (2.36%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.57%) Data Migration
9 2 (1.57%) Web Development
9 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.57%) CRM
9 2 (1.57%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.39%) SQL
2 9 (7.09%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.30%) Java
4 6 (4.72%) C#
5 5 (3.94%) C++
5 5 (3.94%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.15%) Perl
6 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.15%) VBScript
7 3 (2.36%) VB
8 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (19.69%) MCSE
3 14 (11.02%) MCITP
4 12 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (8.66%) CCNA
6 9 (7.09%) MCTS
7 5 (3.94%) Degree
7 5 (3.94%) MCP
7 5 (3.94%) CCVP
7 5 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.79%) MCSA
11 1 (0.79%) CCNP
11 1 (0.79%) CNE
11 1 (0.79%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (56.69%) Active Directory
2 28 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (12.60%) vSphere
4 13 (10.24%) VMware ESX
5 8 (6.30%) XenApp
5 8 (6.30%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.51%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (3.94%) MetaFrame
9 4 (3.15%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.15%) UAG
10 3 (2.36%) vCloud
10 3 (2.36%) Terminal Server
10 3 (2.36%) Samba
11 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
11 2 (1.57%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) SCOM
2 8 (6.30%) SCCM
3 3 (2.36%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.57%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.57%) WSUS
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.57%) MOM
4 2 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.57%) Control-M
5 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.79%) WMI
5 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 65 (51.18%) Microsoft
2 50 (39.37%) VMware
3 32 (25.20%) Citrix
4 26 (20.47%) Cisco
5 15 (11.81%) HP
6 11 (8.66%) Oracle
7 7 (5.51%) IBM
7 7 (5.51%) NetApp
7 7 (5.51%) Apple
8 6 (4.72%) Dell
9 5 (3.94%) Avaya
9 5 (3.94%) BMC
9 5 (3.94%) Remedy
10 4 (3.15%) Websense
10 4 (3.15%) Symantec
10 4 (3.15%) Juniper
10 4 (3.15%) Sun
11 3 (2.36%) Intel
11 3 (2.36%) Veritas
11 3 (2.36%) Lotus
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