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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
Rank 583 544 535
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 Server 43 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 36
Average daily rate £334 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
- +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £23.54 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%

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
11012 11517 10958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.36% 22.51% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6680 6677 5921
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 767 908 1005
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.16 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 43 £334 +4.29% 8
London +20 20 £343 +77.92% 2
City of London - 13 - -
South East -3 8 £338 +22.72% 5
East of England - 8 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £450 -
Dunstable - 4 - -
Hampshire +12 3 £325 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -21 3 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - - 1
Dudley - 3 - -
Walsall - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 - -
Leicester -6 2 - -
Leicestershire -7 2 - -
East Midlands -10 2 - -
Westminster - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 £450 -
South West -5 1 £410 +15.49%
Milton Keynes -8 1 - -
Surrey -9 1 £350 +46.59%
North West -14 1 £300 +11.11%
Manchester -24 1 £300 +11.11%
Peterborough - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 £300 -
Stockport - 1 £300 -
Taunton - 1 £410 -

Windows 2000 Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (70.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
4 41 (57.75%) Windows Server
5 39 (54.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (52.11%) ITIL
7 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (38.03%) Citrix
9 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
9 26 (36.62%) XenApp
10 23 (32.39%) Blackberry
11 21 (29.58%) VMware
12 18 (25.35%) MS Office
13 17 (23.94%) Finance
14 16 (22.54%) MCSE
14 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (21.13%) Windows XP
15 15 (21.13%) SCCM
16 13 (18.31%) Linux
16 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
17 12 (16.90%) MCP
17 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
17 12 (16.90%) DNS
17 12 (16.90%) MCDST
17 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
18 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
18 11 (15.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 11 (15.49%) Firewall
18 11 (15.49%) Migration

Windows 2000 Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.04%) IIS
4 5 (7.04%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 3 (4.23%) IBM Notes
6 3 (4.23%) JBoss
7 1 (1.41%) Apache
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) MS Office
2 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) DNS
2 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 11 (15.49%) LAN
2 11 (15.49%) WAN
3 8 (11.27%) DHCP
4 7 (9.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.04%) Internet
5 5 (7.04%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.63%) VPN
7 3 (4.23%) IPX
7 3 (4.23%) SAN
8 1 (1.41%) SSL
8 1 (1.41%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Desktop Support
2 15 (21.13%) Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Support Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) IT Support
5 10 (14.08%) Support Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Desktop Analyst
6 9 (12.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (11.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 7 (9.86%) Citrix Analyst
8 7 (9.86%) Citrix Support
8 7 (9.86%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 6 (8.45%) IT Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) Migration Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (5.63%) Consultant
11 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) Middleware
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) Blackberry
2 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.86%) Clustering
4 5 (7.04%) NHS
5 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.82%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.41%) CMDB
7 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.41%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.41%) Informatics
7 1 (1.41%) iPhone
7 1 (1.41%) PDA
7 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (70.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (57.75%) Windows Server
4 39 (54.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (21.13%) Windows XP
7 13 (18.31%) Linux
8 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
9 10 (14.08%) Unix
10 7 (9.86%) Windows 2000
11 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
13 3 (4.23%) NetWare
13 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
14 2 (2.82%) HPUX
14 2 (2.82%) Solaris
15 1 (1.41%) AIX
15 1 (1.41%) Android
15 1 (1.41%) CentOS
15 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Migration
3 4 (5.63%) Time Management
4 3 (4.23%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.41%) Application Discovery
6 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.41%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.41%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) Release Management
6 1 (1.41%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.41%) Security Patching
6 1 (1.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.41%) Service Management
6 1 (1.41%) Software Delivery
6 1 (1.41%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.41%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.41%) Validation
6 1 (1.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) VB
3 3 (4.23%) VBScript
4 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) Perl
5 1 (1.41%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) MCSE
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.90%) MCDST
2 12 (16.90%) MCP
3 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.23%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) MCITP
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
2 26 (36.62%) XenApp
3 11 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) vSphere
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (5.63%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.41%) Samba
6 1 (1.41%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.23%) Nessus
4 2 (2.82%) Foglight
4 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.41%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Citrix
2 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.58%) VMware
4 11 (15.49%) HP
5 7 (9.86%) Apple
5 7 (9.86%) Cisco
5 7 (9.86%) NetApp
6 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.45%) Symantec
7 5 (7.04%) Sophos
8 4 (5.63%) EMC
8 4 (5.63%) Lotus
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle
9 3 (4.23%) Novell
9 3 (4.23%) Remedy
10 2 (2.82%) BMC
10 2 (2.82%) Dell
10 2 (2.82%) New Relic
10 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.82%) Sun