The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 447 387 358
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 158 167 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.26% 1.64% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 60 96
Average daily rate £288 £258 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.65% -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £223 £267
% change year-on-year
+17.97% -16.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 48
Average hourly rate £15.35 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £25.00 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.35 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -16.66%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12552 10196 12099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.84% 20.98% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6956 5448 6170
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1001 1168
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.02 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -44 151 £293 +12.78% 23
South East +24 61 £325 +80.55% 4
London -39 48 £300 -17.24% 6
Hampshire +18 30 £330 +65.00% 1
Berkshire +6 19 £270 +157.14% 2
East Midlands -13 15 £110 -58.49% 3
North West -24 11 £310 -6.48% 5
Reading -5 10 £270 +157.14% 1
Yorkshire -27 10 - - 2
Derbyshire - 9 £110 -
City of London -14 8 £313 +13.63% 2
Surrey -9 7 - - 1
Epsom - 6 - - 1
Cheshire -10 5 - - 2
Leicestershire -16 5 - -
Manchester -17 4 £310 - 3
South Yorkshire +1 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -21 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
North Yorkshire -8 2 - -
Leicester -12 2 - -
Scotland -14 2 £130 +25.30%
West Midlands -19 2 - - 2
Merseyside - 2 - -
Derby - 2 £105 -
Knutsford +5 1 - - 2
Southampton -12 1 £425 +139.43%
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - -
South West -15 1 £325 +50.46% 1
Wiltshire -16 1 £325 +62.50%

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Windows
2 211 (70.81%) Windows XP
3 162 (54.36%) Active Directory
4 153 (51.34%) Microsoft
5 143 (47.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 123 (41.28%) HP
7 114 (38.26%) MS Office
7 114 (38.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 101 (33.89%) MS Exchange
9 96 (32.21%) Citrix
10 72 (24.16%) Windows 7
11 68 (22.82%) Security Cleared
12 67 (22.48%) Blackberry
12 67 (22.48%) VPN
13 65 (21.81%) SC Cleared
14 64 (21.48%) UNIX
15 63 (21.14%) Microsoft Certification
16 59 (19.80%) Oracle
17 57 (19.13%) NetWare
17 57 (19.13%) Windows Vista
18 54 (18.12%) Novell
18 54 (18.12%) VBScript
19 53 (17.79%) ITIL
19 53 (17.79%) IBM Notes
19 53 (17.79%) Lotus
19 53 (17.79%) VMware
20 52 (17.45%) MS Excel
21 48 (16.11%) ServiceCenter
21 48 (16.11%) XenDesktop
22 47 (15.77%) PowerShell

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 101 (33.89%) MS Exchange
2 53 (17.79%) IBM Notes
3 31 (10.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (6.71%) IIS
5 17 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (4.70%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (2.01%) Lync
10 5 (1.68%) Apache
11 4 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.34%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.34%) Site Server
12 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.67%) SAS
13 1 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 114 (38.26%) MS Office
2 52 (17.45%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.35%) Acrobat
4 7 (2.35%) MS Project
5 4 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 36 (12.08%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (22.48%) VPN
2 45 (15.10%) TCP/IP
3 34 (11.41%) LAN
4 30 (10.07%) HTTPS
5 25 (8.39%) DNS
6 19 (6.38%) SSL
6 19 (6.38%) SAN
7 17 (5.70%) Wireshark
8 13 (4.36%) Firewall
9 12 (4.03%) HTTP
9 12 (4.03%) DHCP
10 10 (3.36%) Internet
11 9 (3.02%) WAN
12 4 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.34%) SIGTRAN
12 4 (1.34%) MGW
12 4 (1.34%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.34%) 4G
12 4 (1.34%) CDMA
12 4 (1.34%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.70%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.36%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.01%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 7
8 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.01%) DTS
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.34%) MSDE
10 1 (0.34%) MySQL
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (4.36%) LoadRunner
3 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.01%) Toad
4 6 (2.01%) TestDirector
5 5 (1.68%) InstallShield
5 5 (1.68%) WinRunner
6 4 (1.34%) AdminStudio
6 4 (1.34%) MSI
7 2 (0.67%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.34%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.34%) Ant
8 1 (0.34%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.34%) Mockito
8 1 (0.34%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.34%) Hudson
8 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (10.07%) Finance
2 14 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.36%) Banking
4 8 (2.68%) Retail
5 7 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.35%) Back Office
6 5 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.34%) French Language
7 4 (1.34%) Law
8 3 (1.01%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.01%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.67%) Swedish Language
9 2 (0.67%) Norwegian Language
9 2 (0.67%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 84 (28.19%) Support Engineer
2 59 (19.80%) Analyst
3 29 (9.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (9.40%) Desktop Support
5 21 (7.05%) Test Analyst
6 20 (6.71%) Tester
7 19 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 18 (6.04%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.70%) Service Manager
9 17 (5.70%) Help Desk Support
9 17 (5.70%) Administrator
10 16 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (5.03%) Desktop Engineer
12 14 (4.70%) Service Support Manager
12 14 (4.70%) Support Manager
12 14 (4.70%) Environment Manager
13 13 (4.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 12 (4.03%) DBA
14 12 (4.03%) Consultant
15 11 (3.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.09%) JSP
1 42 (14.09%) .NET
1 42 (14.09%) HTML
2 41 (13.76%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.35%) Middleware
3 7 (2.35%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.67%) JPA
5 1 (0.34%) LAMP
5 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.34%) JAXB
5 1 (0.34%) Servlets
5 1 (0.34%) Struts
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) EJB
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
5 1 (0.34%) Struts2
5 1 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.34%) Spring
5 1 (0.34%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (22.48%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.38%) Clustering
3 7 (2.35%) NHS
4 6 (2.01%) Statistics
5 5 (1.68%) PDA
6 4 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.34%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.34%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.34%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.34%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.34%) GIS
6 4 (1.34%) Firmware
6 4 (1.34%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.01%) Replication
7 3 (1.01%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.01%) iPad
7 3 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 298 (100.00%) Windows
2 211 (70.81%) Windows XP
3 143 (47.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 114 (38.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (24.16%) Windows 7
6 64 (21.48%) UNIX
7 57 (19.13%) NetWare
7 57 (19.13%) Windows Vista
8 34 (11.41%) Linux
9 22 (7.38%) Apple iOS
9 22 (7.38%) Windows NT
10 14 (4.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (4.36%) AIX
12 12 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (3.36%) Solaris
14 8 (2.68%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.34%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.79%) ITIL
2 39 (13.09%) Software Testing
3 29 (9.73%) Test Scripting
4 27 (9.06%) ITSM
4 27 (9.06%) Test Strategy
5 24 (8.05%) Knowledge Management
6 21 (7.05%) Workflow
7 19 (6.38%) Validation
8 14 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (4.36%) Migration
10 11 (3.69%) Change Management
10 11 (3.69%) Performance Testing
11 10 (3.36%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.36%) Time Management
12 9 (3.02%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.02%) Test Automation
13 7 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.35%) Release Management
14 6 (2.01%) Problem Management
14 6 (2.01%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (18.12%) VBScript
2 47 (15.77%) PowerShell
3 42 (14.09%) JavaScript
4 33 (11.07%) SQL
5 10 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.02%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.01%) VB
8 2 (0.67%) Java
9 1 (0.34%) Perl
9 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 68 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 65 (21.81%) SC Cleared
3 63 (21.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (13.76%) ISTQB
5 25 (8.39%) MCSE
6 22 (7.38%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.03%) MCP
8 11 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.69%) CCNA
9 9 (3.02%) MCITP
10 7 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.01%) MCTS
11 6 (2.01%) Degree
11 6 (2.01%) CCNP
11 6 (2.01%) CCA
11 6 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.01%) ISEB
11 6 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.68%) CCEA
12 5 (1.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.04%) SLA
2 3 (1.01%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) BS15000
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 162 (54.36%) Active Directory
2 48 (16.11%) XenDesktop
3 31 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.70%) Nmap
5 15 (5.03%) VMware ESX
6 10 (3.36%) XenApp
7 8 (2.68%) MetaFrame
8 6 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.34%) vSphere
10 4 (1.34%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.67%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.34%) XenServer
13 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 48 (16.11%) ServiceCenter
2 44 (14.77%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (5.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (5.70%) Nessus
4 10 (3.36%) SCCM
5 9 (3.02%) Tivoli
5 9 (3.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (2.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (2.01%) CiscoWorks
7 6 (2.01%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.68%) SCOM
8 5 (1.68%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.34%) OVSD
9 4 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.34%) OpenView
9 4 (1.34%) DameWare
10 3 (1.01%) Netcool
10 3 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 153 (51.34%) Microsoft
2 123 (41.28%) HP
3 96 (32.21%) Citrix
4 59 (19.80%) Oracle
5 54 (18.12%) Novell
6 53 (17.79%) Lotus
6 53 (17.79%) VMware
7 37 (12.42%) Cisco
8 13 (4.36%) Symantec
9 10 (3.36%) Dell
10 9 (3.02%) McAfee
11 7 (2.35%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.35%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.35%) IBM
11 7 (2.35%) Adobe
12 6 (2.01%) Altiris
12 6 (2.01%) Apple
13 5 (1.68%) Remedy
13 5 (1.68%) Veritas
14 4 (1.34%) Huawei
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