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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 491 475 392
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -83
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 121 111 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 0.92% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 69
Average daily rate
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£260 £280 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £107 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £135 £200
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 55
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.85 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £23.23 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.75%

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
12762 12024 11955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.16% 22.79% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7396 6764 6104
Average daily rate £350 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% +0.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1119 1031 1192
Average hourly rate £16.04 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 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 -12 107 £260 -7.14% 19
South East +22 40 £260 -28.27% 10
London +5 30 £325 -10.95% 5
Hampshire +6 20 £260 - 4
North West +5 19 £143 +2.70% 1
Scotland - 12 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £225 -30.76% 1
Edinburgh - 9 £325 -
Manchester -9 7 £143 +5.55% 1
East of England -22 7 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
West Midlands -20 5 £120 -63.07% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £260 - 1
City of London +17 4 £281 -36.07% 2
South West -43 4 £350 -
Merseyside - 4 £260 -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Worthing - 4 - -
Berkshire +5 3 £263 -36.36% 2
Bracknell +1 3 £263 -
East Midlands -6 3 - -
Gateshead 0 2 - -
Birmingham -3 2 £120 +60.00% 1
Wiltshire -8 2 - -
North East -31 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -31 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £173 -
Swindon - 2 - -
Cheshire +7 1 - -
Surrey -5 1 - - 2

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 278 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (65.11%) Windows XP
3 172 (61.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 156 (56.12%) Microsoft
5 150 (53.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 124 (44.60%) Active Directory
7 94 (33.81%) MS Office
8 81 (29.14%) HP
9 75 (26.98%) Security Cleared
10 72 (25.90%) TCP/IP
10 72 (25.90%) UNIX
11 70 (25.18%) MS Excel
12 65 (23.38%) Citrix
13 63 (22.66%) VMware
14 59 (21.22%) SC Cleared
15 58 (20.86%) Windows 7
16 56 (20.14%) Oracle
17 54 (19.42%) DNS
18 50 (17.99%) HTML
19 48 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 47 (16.91%) Windows Vista
20 47 (16.91%) JavaScript
21 46 (16.55%) .NET
21 46 (16.55%) ISTQB
22 45 (16.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 45 (16.19%) ASP.NET
22 45 (16.19%) JSP
23 44 (15.83%) MS Exchange
23 44 (15.83%) HTTPS
23 44 (15.83%) HP Quality Center

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (15.83%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.23%) IIS
3 19 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.60%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.80%) Lync
10 4 (1.44%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.72%) SAS
12 2 (0.72%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.36%) Site Server
Applications
1 94 (33.81%) MS Office
2 70 (25.18%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.40%) MS Project
4 14 (5.04%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.52%) Acrobat
6 6 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 41 (14.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.72%) Maximo
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.52%) Office 365
1 7 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.08%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (25.90%) TCP/IP
2 54 (19.42%) DNS
3 44 (15.83%) HTTPS
4 32 (11.51%) LAN
5 29 (10.43%) SAN
6 24 (8.63%) DHCP
7 23 (8.27%) SSL
8 22 (7.91%) HTTP
9 20 (7.19%) Wireshark
10 15 (5.40%) Firewall
10 15 (5.40%) NAS
11 13 (4.68%) Internet
11 13 (4.68%) VPN
12 12 (4.32%) WAN
13 9 (3.24%) Broadband
14 7 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (2.16%) IPv4
16 5 (1.80%) Ethernet
17 4 (1.44%) SMS
17 4 (1.44%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.76%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.16%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (1.44%) MySQL
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 7
11 1 (0.36%) MSDE
11 1 (0.36%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 21 (7.55%) LoadRunner
2 7 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.16%) Toad
4 5 (1.80%) Wise Package Studio
4 5 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.44%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.44%) MSI
5 4 (1.44%) NetBeans
5 4 (1.44%) Bugzilla
5 4 (1.44%) MyEclipse
5 4 (1.44%) JIRA
5 4 (1.44%) Subversion
6 3 (1.08%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.72%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.72%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (15.47%) Finance
2 30 (10.79%) Banking
3 11 (3.96%) Back Office
4 8 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.44%) Law
6 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.08%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Billing
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (22.66%) Analyst
2 39 (14.03%) 2nd Line Support
3 35 (12.59%) Desktop Support
4 32 (11.51%) Support Engineer
5 26 (9.35%) Support Analyst
6 24 (8.63%) Administrator
7 22 (7.91%) Help Desk Support
8 21 (7.55%) Test Analyst
9 20 (7.19%) Desktop Engineer
10 18 (6.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 17 (6.12%) Tester
12 15 (5.40%) Consultant
12 15 (5.40%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.32%) Service Analyst
13 12 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (4.32%) IT Support
13 12 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
14 10 (3.60%) 1st Line Support
14 10 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (3.60%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.99%) HTML
2 46 (16.55%) .NET
3 45 (16.19%) ASP.NET
3 45 (16.19%) JSP
4 21 (7.55%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.80%) Web Services
6 4 (1.44%) WSDL
6 4 (1.44%) XML
6 4 (1.44%) XSL
6 4 (1.44%) ODBC
6 4 (1.44%) SOAP
6 4 (1.44%) Struts
6 4 (1.44%) JDBC
6 4 (1.44%) J2EE
6 4 (1.44%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.44%) Struts2
6 4 (1.44%) jQuery
6 4 (1.44%) MyBatis
6 4 (1.44%) Ajax
6 4 (1.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.51%) Clustering
2 20 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.04%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.24%) User Experience
4 9 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.16%) Statistics
6 5 (1.80%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.80%) NHS
7 4 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.44%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.08%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Firmware
10 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.36%) CCTV
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.36%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 278 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (65.11%) Windows XP
3 172 (61.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 150 (53.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (25.90%) UNIX
6 58 (20.86%) Windows 7
7 47 (16.91%) Windows Vista
8 37 (13.31%) Linux
9 33 (11.87%) Windows NT
10 25 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (7.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (2.88%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.16%) Solaris
14 4 (1.44%) NetWare
15 2 (0.72%) AIX
15 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.47%) Software Testing
2 36 (12.95%) Test Scripting
3 35 (12.59%) ITIL
4 26 (9.35%) Test Strategy
5 24 (8.63%) Workflow
5 24 (8.63%) Knowledge Management
6 22 (7.91%) Validation
7 21 (7.55%) Performance Testing
8 19 (6.83%) Change Management
9 17 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (5.76%) Service Delivery
10 16 (5.76%) Migration
11 12 (4.32%) Load Testing
11 12 (4.32%) Test Automation
12 11 (3.96%) Software Deployment
12 11 (3.96%) Project Management
13 8 (2.88%) Service Management
13 8 (2.88%) Problem Management
14 7 (2.52%) Capacity Management
14 7 (2.52%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.91%) JavaScript
2 37 (13.31%) SQL
3 16 (5.76%) VBScript
4 14 (5.04%) VB
5 10 (3.60%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.24%) C
7 8 (2.88%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.52%) Java
8 7 (2.52%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.44%) C#
9 4 (1.44%) C++
9 4 (1.44%) Python
9 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (26.98%) Security Cleared
2 59 (21.22%) SC Cleared
3 46 (16.55%) ISTQB
4 45 (16.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (10.07%) DV Cleared
7 26 (9.35%) MCSE
8 16 (5.76%) Degree
9 10 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (3.24%) MCP
10 9 (3.24%) CCNA
11 6 (2.16%) MCITP
12 4 (1.44%) CCNP
12 4 (1.44%) MCSA
13 3 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.08%) NCDA
13 3 (1.08%) NCIE
13 3 (1.08%) ISEB
14 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.55%) SLA
2 6 (2.16%) QA
3 5 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 124 (44.60%) Active Directory
2 48 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.87%) VMware ESX
4 20 (7.19%) Nmap
5 17 (6.12%) vSphere
5 17 (6.12%) XenApp
6 15 (5.40%) ISA Server
7 13 (4.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.60%) Terminal Services
8 10 (3.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.52%) vCloud
10 7 (2.52%) Hyper-V
10 7 (2.52%) MetaFrame
11 5 (1.80%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.44%) NFS
12 4 (1.44%) XenServer
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 44 (15.83%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (9.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 20 (7.19%) Nessus
4 15 (5.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (5.04%) SCCM
6 13 (4.68%) NetBackup
7 11 (3.96%) BladeLogic
7 11 (3.96%) SCOM
8 9 (3.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (3.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.52%) Backup Exec
9 7 (2.52%) Tivoli
10 6 (2.16%) OpenView
10 6 (2.16%) DameWare
10 6 (2.16%) OVSD
11 4 (1.44%) ARCserve
11 4 (1.44%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (1.44%) HP SIM
12 3 (1.08%) WSUS
12 3 (1.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 156 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 81 (29.14%) HP
3 65 (23.38%) Citrix
4 63 (22.66%) VMware
5 56 (20.14%) Oracle
6 25 (8.99%) Cisco
7 17 (6.12%) Intel
8 16 (5.76%) Altiris
9 15 (5.40%) Symantec
9 15 (5.40%) IBM
10 11 (3.96%) Veritas
11 8 (2.88%) NetApp
12 7 (2.52%) F5
12 7 (2.52%) Adobe
13 6 (2.16%) Dell
13 6 (2.16%) Nokia
13 6 (2.16%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.16%) Sophos
13 6 (2.16%) McAfee
13 6 (2.16%) Clearswift
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