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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 558 464 414
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -50
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 53 130 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 1.05% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 79
Average daily rate
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£334 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £166 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 35
Average hourly rate £16.57 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.74% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £11.90 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £19.40 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £12.88
% change year-on-year
+19.55% +4.85%

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
12212 12404 11415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.40% 22.67% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7255 7032 6256
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 951 1050 1019
Average hourly rate £16.84 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.26% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 -99 45 £334 +6.80% 14
South East -48 14 £350 +7.69% 4
London -12 13 £444 +10.93%
Yorkshire -25 9 £283 - 1
City of London -11 7 £388 -3.12%
Berkshire +7 6 £350 +16.66% 3
Reading +3 6 £350 +16.66% 1
South Yorkshire -6 6 £285 -
Hampshire -19 6 £399 +22.71%
East of England -1 4 £319 +46.55% 2
Scotland -5 4 £350 +159.25%
Eastleigh - 4 - -
West Yorkshire -19 3 £280 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £288 -
Luton - 3 £288 -
Chessington - 3 - -
Wiltshire 0 2 £305 - 1
South West -1 2 £305 - 1
Edinburgh -9 2 £350 -
Rotherham - 2 £288 -
Sheffield - 2 £275 -
Aberdeen +5 1 £135 -
Glasgow +2 1 £375 -
Surrey +1 1 £338 -30.76%
Hook -5 1 £399 +78.60%
West Midlands -6 1 £280 - 1
East Midlands -6 1 £363 - 2
Milton Keynes -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - -
Hertfordshire -10 1 £350 -

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (71.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 82 (56.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (44.14%) Active Directory
5 59 (40.69%) Microsoft
6 51 (35.17%) VMware
7 48 (33.10%) Windows XP
8 39 (26.90%) SAN
9 36 (24.83%) SQL
10 32 (22.07%) Linux
10 32 (22.07%) Migration
11 30 (20.69%) Finance
12 29 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 29 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 27 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 27 (18.62%) Firewall
15 25 (17.24%) MS Exchange
15 25 (17.24%) Oracle
15 25 (17.24%) ITIL
15 25 (17.24%) Cisco
15 25 (17.24%) SCCM
16 23 (15.86%) MS Office
17 22 (15.17%) VB
17 22 (15.17%) Citrix
17 22 (15.17%) Red Hat
18 21 (14.48%) EMC
18 21 (14.48%) TCP/IP
18 21 (14.48%) PowerShell
18 21 (14.48%) Windows 7

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.41%) IIS
4 13 (8.97%) JBoss
5 11 (7.59%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.52%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (2.07%) WorkSite
10 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.07%) Lync
11 2 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.38%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.69%) Apache
12 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.69%) SAS
12 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (15.86%) MS Office
3 7 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.38%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.69%) assyst
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.90%) SAN
2 27 (18.62%) Firewall
3 21 (14.48%) TCP/IP
4 16 (11.03%) DNS
5 14 (9.66%) DHCP
6 13 (8.97%) LAN
7 12 (8.28%) WAN
8 9 (6.21%) VoIP
8 9 (6.21%) NAS
9 8 (5.52%) RIP
9 8 (5.52%) VLAN
9 8 (5.52%) OSPF
10 7 (4.83%) EIGRP
10 7 (4.83%) IGRP
10 7 (4.83%) Cisco ICM
11 5 (3.45%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (3.45%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.76%) Intranet
12 4 (2.76%) Internet
13 3 (2.07%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.07%) MySQL
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.69%) BODI
8 1 (0.69%) DTS
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.69%) ERwin
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 13 (8.97%) Banking
3 12 (8.28%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.14%) Retail
5 5 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.45%) Back Office
6 4 (2.76%) Law
7 3 (2.07%) French Language
8 2 (1.38%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.38%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.38%) Marketing
8 2 (1.38%) Legal
8 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Publishing
9 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (15.17%) Support Engineer
2 18 (12.41%) Administrator
3 14 (9.66%) Migration Engineer
4 13 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (7.59%) Server Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.52%) Desktop Support
8 8 (5.52%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Windows Administrator
10 6 (4.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) IT Administrator
11 5 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.34%) .NET
2 6 (4.14%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.07%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) ADO
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) ATL
4 1 (0.69%) JSP
4 1 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.69%) ODBC
4 1 (0.69%) ADSI
4 1 (0.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Clustering
2 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.21%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.83%) IVR
6 6 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (4.14%) Replication
7 5 (3.45%) CLARiiON
7 5 (3.45%) Symmetrix
7 5 (3.45%) EPoS
7 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.76%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.76%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.76%) EMC Centera
9 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 145 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (71.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 82 (56.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (33.10%) Windows XP
5 32 (22.07%) Linux
6 29 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (14.48%) Windows 7
9 20 (13.79%) UNIX
10 19 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (10.34%) Windows NT
12 9 (6.21%) HPUX
13 7 (4.83%) Windows Vista
14 5 (3.45%) Solaris
15 4 (2.76%) Windows 8
16 3 (2.07%) AIX
16 3 (2.07%) Ubuntu
16 3 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (2.07%) CentOS
17 1 (0.69%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.07%) Migration
2 25 (17.24%) ITIL
3 10 (6.90%) Time Management
4 9 (6.21%) Problem Management
5 8 (5.52%) Change Management
5 8 (5.52%) Data Migration
5 8 (5.52%) Project Management
5 8 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.14%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.14%) Validation
8 5 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (3.45%) Server Building
9 4 (2.76%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.07%) Data Management
10 3 (2.07%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.07%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.07%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (2.07%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.83%) SQL
2 22 (15.17%) VB
3 21 (14.48%) PowerShell
4 15 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.83%) VBScript
6 3 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.14%) CCNA
3 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) MCTS
5 2 (1.38%) MCITP
5 2 (1.38%) MCSE
5 2 (1.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) CCDA
6 1 (0.69%) CCDP
6 1 (0.69%) HNC
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.03%) SLA
2 5 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.34%) XenApp
4 8 (5.52%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.83%) vSphere
5 7 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.76%) SRDF
8 3 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.07%) Firmware
8 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.38%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.69%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.69%) XenServer
10 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (17.24%) SCCM
2 10 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.83%) SCOM
3 7 (4.83%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (4.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.14%) WSUS
4 6 (4.14%) Foglight
5 5 (3.45%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.76%) OpenView
6 4 (2.76%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.07%) Unicenter
7 3 (2.07%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.07%) Nagios
7 3 (2.07%) ARCserve
7 3 (2.07%) Hyperic
7 3 (2.07%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (2.07%) SCSM
8 2 (1.38%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 59 (40.69%) Microsoft
2 51 (35.17%) VMware
3 25 (17.24%) Cisco
3 25 (17.24%) Oracle
4 22 (15.17%) Citrix
4 22 (15.17%) Red Hat
5 21 (14.48%) EMC
6 20 (13.79%) NetApp
7 14 (9.66%) HP
8 7 (4.83%) SAP
9 6 (4.14%) New Relic
10 5 (3.45%) IBM
11 4 (2.76%) CA
11 4 (2.76%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.07%) Splunk
12 3 (2.07%) Lumension
12 3 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.07%) Symantec
12 3 (2.07%) Remedy
12 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds
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