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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 507 450 394
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -56
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 87 150 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 1.23% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 59
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£275 £310 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £146 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £318 £232
% change year-on-year
-13.38% +36.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 35 41
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £15.10 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +16.11%

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
12279 12170 10292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.04% 22.04% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6979 6782 5521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1001 1050 1005
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.20 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.12 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -67 76 £275 -11.29% 19
South East -42 23 £319 -1.92% 6
London -28 17 £322 +7.25% 1
West Midlands +1 14 £200 - 6
Yorkshire -14 12 £265 - 4
City of London +16 7 £306 -2.08%
West Yorkshire -8 7 £265 - 1
Hampshire -33 7 £300 -8.39% 1
Scotland +9 6 £135 -
Birmingham +5 6 £200 - 5
North West -23 6 £263 -15.32%
Buckinghamshire +1 5 - - 1
South Yorkshire -7 5 £288 - 3
Halifax - 5 £200 -
Surrey -1 4 £319 - 1
Manchester -13 4 £263 -15.32%
South West +6 3 £200 -38.46% 1
Portsmouth -3 3 £290 +16.00%
Milton Keynes -4 3 - -
Oxfordshire -18 3 £375 - 1
Herefordshire - 3 £200 -
Aberdeen - 3 £135 -
West Sussex - 3 £375 -
East of England +23 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +2 2 £363 -
Oxford -13 2 £375 -
Sheffield - 2 £275 - 1
Hereford - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £270 -

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (65.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 98 (59.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (55.42%) Active Directory
5 87 (52.41%) Microsoft
6 63 (37.95%) Windows XP
7 62 (37.35%) VMware
8 38 (22.89%) SAN
9 35 (21.08%) DNS
10 34 (20.48%) Clustering
10 34 (20.48%) SCCM
11 33 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (19.88%) MS Excel
12 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
12 32 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (16.87%) Windows NT
13 28 (16.87%) UNIX
13 28 (16.87%) SQL
13 28 (16.87%) Migration
14 27 (16.27%) Finance
14 27 (16.27%) ITIL
15 26 (15.66%) Citrix
16 25 (15.06%) MS Office
16 25 (15.06%) Windows 7
17 24 (14.46%) HP
18 23 (13.86%) SLA
18 23 (13.86%) Cisco
19 22 (13.25%) Linux
19 22 (13.25%) DHCP
19 22 (13.25%) Firewall

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (12.05%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.23%) IIS
2 12 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.22%) Lync
3 7 (4.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (4.22%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.61%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.41%) JBoss
7 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.81%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.60%) SAS
9 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (19.88%) MS Excel
2 25 (15.06%) MS Office
3 7 (4.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.81%) MS Project
5 2 (1.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.82%) Office 365
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.89%) SAN
2 35 (21.08%) DNS
3 32 (19.28%) TCP/IP
4 22 (13.25%) DHCP
4 22 (13.25%) Firewall
5 15 (9.04%) LAN
6 13 (7.83%) VPN
7 12 (7.23%) NAS
8 10 (6.02%) VLAN
9 8 (4.82%) VoIP
9 8 (4.82%) WAN
9 8 (4.82%) Network Security
10 7 (4.22%) Cisco ICM
10 7 (4.22%) EIGRP
10 7 (4.22%) IGRP
10 7 (4.22%) OSPF
10 7 (4.22%) RIP
11 6 (3.61%) DMZ
12 5 (3.01%) Multicast
12 5 (3.01%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.81%) MySQL
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) DTS
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.60%) ERwin
General
1 27 (16.27%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.23%) Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Law
4 4 (2.41%) Retail
5 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) French Language
7 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (20.48%) Support Engineer
2 26 (15.66%) Analyst
3 24 (14.46%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (10.24%) Administrator
4 17 (10.24%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.04%) Desktop Support
7 12 (7.23%) Windows Administrator
7 12 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Network Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 11 (6.63%) Server Engineer
9 10 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.82%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Technical Support Engineer
10 8 (4.82%) Windows Server Engineer
11 7 (4.22%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.63%) .NET
2 10 (6.02%) Application Packaging
3 5 (3.01%) HTML
3 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.01%) JSP
4 2 (1.20%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.60%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.60%) Middleware
5 1 (0.60%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.48%) Clustering
2 14 (8.43%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.22%) IVR
4 6 (3.61%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.01%) Replication
5 5 (3.01%) CLARiiON
5 5 (3.01%) Symmetrix
6 4 (2.41%) EMC Centera
6 4 (2.41%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.81%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.81%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 166 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (65.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 98 (59.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (37.95%) Windows XP
5 32 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (16.87%) Windows NT
6 28 (16.87%) UNIX
7 25 (15.06%) Windows 7
8 22 (13.25%) Linux
9 21 (12.65%) Windows 2000 Server
10 19 (11.45%) Windows Vista
11 9 (5.42%) HPUX
12 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.81%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.81%) CentOS
13 3 (1.81%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.81%) Solaris
13 3 (1.81%) AIX
13 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.87%) Migration
2 27 (16.27%) ITIL
3 20 (12.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (9.04%) Change Management
6 14 (8.43%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.82%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.82%) Project Management
7 8 (4.82%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.82%) Data Migration
8 7 (4.22%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (4.22%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.22%) Time Management
8 7 (4.22%) Workflow
9 6 (3.61%) Release Management
9 6 (3.61%) High Availability
10 5 (3.01%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.01%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.01%) Validation
11 4 (2.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.87%) SQL
2 12 (7.23%) VB
2 12 (7.23%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.42%) VBScript
3 9 (5.42%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.22%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.81%) C
5 3 (1.81%) Perl
6 2 (1.20%) Java
7 1 (0.60%) C#
7 1 (0.60%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.24%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.63%) MCSE
6 10 (6.02%) CCNA
7 6 (3.61%) Degree
8 5 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (3.01%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.01%) CCSE
8 5 (3.01%) ISTQB
8 5 (3.01%) CCSA
8 5 (3.01%) CCSP
8 5 (3.01%) CCNP
9 4 (2.41%) MCITP
10 3 (1.81%) MCP
11 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.86%) SLA
System Software
1 92 (55.42%) Active Directory
2 33 (19.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 12 (7.23%) XenApp
5 11 (6.63%) VMware ESX
6 10 (6.02%) Firmware
7 9 (5.42%) ISA Server
8 8 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (4.22%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (3.61%) Terminal Services
10 6 (3.61%) DFS Replication
10 6 (3.61%) vSphere
11 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.81%) SRDF
12 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.60%) UAG
14 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (20.48%) SCCM
2 19 (11.45%) SCOM
3 13 (7.83%) WSUS
4 8 (4.82%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (4.22%) SCVMM
5 7 (4.22%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (4.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (3.61%) Nessus
6 6 (3.61%) Nmap
6 6 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (3.61%) SCSM
7 5 (3.01%) BladeLogic
7 5 (3.01%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (2.41%) OpenView
9 3 (1.81%) Hyperic
9 3 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.81%) Foglight
9 3 (1.81%) Nagios
9 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (52.41%) Microsoft
2 62 (37.35%) VMware
3 26 (15.66%) Citrix
4 24 (14.46%) HP
5 23 (13.86%) Cisco
6 20 (12.05%) Oracle
7 16 (9.64%) NetApp
8 15 (9.04%) EMC
9 9 (5.42%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.61%) Dell
11 5 (3.01%) F5
11 5 (3.01%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.41%) IBM
12 4 (2.41%) Intel
12 4 (2.41%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.81%) New Relic
13 3 (1.81%) Splunk
13 3 (1.81%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.81%) Lotus
13 3 (1.81%) Remedy
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago