The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 2000 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 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 522 432 374
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -58
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 85 154 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 1.30% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 72
Average daily rate
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£278 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% -7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £188 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £429 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +9.43%

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
11976 11833 10146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.48% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6723 5446
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1049 986
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend

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

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows 2000
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England -94 78 £280 -10.40% 21
Yorkshire 0 23 £275 - 2
London -42 21 £338 +12.87% 2
South Yorkshire +2 14 £283 - 1
South East -54 13 £325 - 5
City of London +9 11 £338 +10.20% 1
West Midlands -3 11 £265 - 8
West Yorkshire -5 9 £265 - 1
Birmingham -5 5 £200 - 7
Hampshire -26 5 £349 +7.50% 1
Halifax - 5 £200 -
Sheffield - 5 £275 -
South West +13 4 £225 -30.76% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 4 - -
Scotland -5 4 £135 -
North West -27 4 £263 +28.04% 1
Aberdeen - 4 £135 -
East of England +9 3 £319 -3.40% 1
Manchester -11 3 £263 -15.32%
Wiltshire +4 2 £305 -6.15% 1
Reading +4 2 £350 +21.73% 2
Milton Keynes -1 2 - -
Berkshire -14 2 £350 +16.66% 3
Warwickshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £275 -
Rotherham - 2 £288 -
Wales - 2 £270 - 1
South Wales - 2 £270 - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - -
Cambridge -2 1 - -

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (72.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 97 (60.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (48.45%) Microsoft
5 75 (46.58%) Active Directory
6 62 (38.51%) VMware
7 61 (37.89%) Windows XP
8 40 (24.84%) SAN
9 36 (22.36%) Migration
10 34 (21.12%) SQL
11 33 (20.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (19.25%) Linux
12 31 (19.25%) Cisco
13 30 (18.63%) MS Excel
14 29 (18.01%) Firewall
14 29 (18.01%) Finance
14 29 (18.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (16.77%) MS Office
17 25 (15.53%) TCP/IP
17 25 (15.53%) SCCM
18 24 (14.91%) Clustering
18 24 (14.91%) Oracle
18 24 (14.91%) DNS
18 24 (14.91%) NetApp
18 24 (14.91%) Windows 7
19 23 (14.29%) EMC
19 23 (14.29%) VB
19 23 (14.29%) UNIX
19 23 (14.29%) Windows NT

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (11.80%) IIS
2 18 (11.18%) MS Exchange
3 13 (8.07%) JBoss
3 13 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.97%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.48%) Lync
7 3 (1.86%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.86%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.24%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.62%) SAS
9 1 (0.62%) Apache
9 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (18.63%) MS Excel
2 27 (16.77%) MS Office
3 7 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.86%) MS Project
5 2 (1.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.24%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.84%) SAN
2 29 (18.01%) Firewall
3 25 (15.53%) TCP/IP
4 24 (14.91%) DNS
5 15 (9.32%) DHCP
5 15 (9.32%) LAN
6 10 (6.21%) VLAN
7 9 (5.59%) VPN
8 8 (4.97%) NAS
8 8 (4.97%) WAN
9 7 (4.35%) Cisco ICM
9 7 (4.35%) OSPF
9 7 (4.35%) EIGRP
9 7 (4.35%) IGRP
9 7 (4.35%) VoIP
9 7 (4.35%) RIP
10 6 (3.73%) Network Security
11 5 (3.11%) IP Telephony
11 5 (3.11%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (1.86%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.86%) MySQL
7 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.62%) BODI
8 1 (0.62%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.62%) DTS
8 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.62%) ERwin
General
1 29 (18.01%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.83%) Banking
4 5 (3.11%) Retail
5 4 (2.48%) Law
6 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.24%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (1.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.62%) Games
8 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (21.12%) Support Engineer
2 20 (12.42%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.94%) Administrator
5 15 (9.32%) Desktop Support
5 15 (9.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) Server Engineer
7 13 (8.07%) Analyst
8 12 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (6.83%) Windows Server Engineer
9 11 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (6.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.21%) Network Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.97%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (4.97%) Technical Support Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.94%) .NET
2 11 (6.83%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.86%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.86%) JSP
3 3 (1.86%) HTML
4 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) CSS
4 1 (0.62%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.91%) Clustering
2 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.35%) IVR
3 7 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.73%) Replication
5 5 (3.11%) CLARiiON
5 5 (3.11%) Symmetrix
6 4 (2.48%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.48%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.48%) EMC Centera
6 4 (2.48%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.48%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.24%) EPoS
8 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Windows
2 116 (72.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 97 (60.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (37.89%) Windows XP
5 31 (19.25%) Linux
6 29 (18.01%) Windows 2000 Server
7 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (14.91%) Windows 7
9 23 (14.29%) UNIX
9 23 (14.29%) Windows NT
10 17 (10.56%) Windows Vista
11 16 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (5.59%) HPUX
13 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.86%) CentOS
14 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.86%) AIX
14 3 (1.86%) Solaris
15 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.36%) Migration
2 22 (13.66%) ITIL
3 11 (6.83%) Change Management
3 11 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.21%) Problem Management
5 9 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (4.97%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (4.97%) Data Migration
6 8 (4.97%) Time Management
6 8 (4.97%) Project Management
7 6 (3.73%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (3.73%) Release Management
8 5 (3.11%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.48%) Validation
9 4 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.48%) Workflow
9 4 (2.48%) Capacity Management
10 3 (1.86%) Test Strategy
10 3 (1.86%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (1.86%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.12%) SQL
2 23 (14.29%) VB
3 19 (11.80%) PowerShell
4 17 (10.56%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.59%) VBScript
6 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.86%) C
8 2 (1.24%) Perl
9 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.62%) Java
9 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.21%) CCNA
5 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.48%) CCNP
6 4 (2.48%) MCSE
6 4 (2.48%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.86%) CCSA
7 3 (1.86%) MCITP
7 3 (1.86%) CCSE
7 3 (1.86%) Degree
7 3 (1.86%) MCP
7 3 (1.86%) CCSP
8 2 (1.24%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.62%) MCTS
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (46.58%) Active Directory
2 33 (20.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.45%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.83%) XenApp
5 9 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (4.35%) vSphere
7 6 (3.73%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.11%) Firmware
9 4 (2.48%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.86%) SRDF
10 3 (1.86%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.86%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.86%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.62%) UAG
11 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (15.53%) SCCM
2 10 (6.21%) WSUS
2 10 (6.21%) SCOM
3 8 (4.97%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (3.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.73%) Foglight
6 5 (3.11%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (2.48%) OpenView
7 4 (2.48%) Nessus
7 4 (2.48%) Nmap
8 3 (1.86%) Hyperic
8 3 (1.86%) SCSM
8 3 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.86%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.86%) Nagios
8 3 (1.86%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 78 (48.45%) Microsoft
2 62 (38.51%) VMware
3 31 (19.25%) Cisco
4 24 (14.91%) Oracle
4 24 (14.91%) NetApp
5 23 (14.29%) EMC
6 20 (12.42%) Citrix
6 20 (12.42%) HP
7 19 (11.80%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.73%) New Relic
9 5 (3.11%) IBM
10 4 (2.48%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.86%) Lumension
11 3 (1.86%) Splunk
11 3 (1.86%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.86%) F5
11 3 (1.86%) Brocade
11 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.86%) Lotus
11 3 (1.86%) CA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago