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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 497 488 380
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -108
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 122 98 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 0.81% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 77
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £107 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £183 £225
% change year-on-year
+42.46% -18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 57
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.84 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% -7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £23.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
13027 12073 11728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.38% 22.97% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7645 6751 6145
Average daily rate £355 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1055 1115
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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 -17 108 £319 +6.25% 12
South East -4 37 £263 -25.00% 5
London -12 32 £388 +10.71% 5
Hampshire +5 20 £358 - 3
Buckinghamshire 0 13 £225 -
North West -12 13 £143 -69.68% 1
Scotland +1 12 £135 -
Milton Keynes -2 12 £225 -
West Midlands -7 9 £120 -40.00%
Manchester -6 8 £143 -72.19% 1
East of England -18 7 £400 +263.63%
Edinburgh - 7 £325 -
Yorkshire -4 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
Portsmouth - 5 £260 -
City of London +15 4 £381 +4.45% 1
East Midlands -9 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
South Yorkshire +6 3 - - 1
Birmingham -2 3 £120 +60.00%
Merseyside - 3 - -
Berkshire +9 2 £263 -
Bracknell +1 2 £263 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
South West - 2 £350 -
Cheshire +2 1 - -
Derbyshire -4 1 - -
Leeds -5 1 - -
Surrey -7 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire -9 1 - -

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 251 (100.00%) Windows
2 160 (63.75%) Windows XP
3 146 (58.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 137 (54.58%) Microsoft
5 123 (49.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (46.61%) Active Directory
7 92 (36.65%) MS Office
8 68 (27.09%) HP
8 68 (27.09%) Citrix
9 67 (26.69%) TCP/IP
10 66 (26.29%) MS Excel
11 65 (25.90%) Security Cleared
12 56 (22.31%) UNIX
13 55 (21.91%) VMware
14 48 (19.12%) SC Cleared
14 48 (19.12%) Windows 7
14 48 (19.12%) Windows Vista
15 47 (18.73%) DNS
16 42 (16.73%) Oracle
17 41 (16.33%) Finance
18 40 (15.94%) HTML
19 39 (15.54%) MS Exchange
20 38 (15.14%) .NET
21 37 (14.74%) JavaScript
21 37 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
22 36 (14.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 36 (14.34%) ISTQB
23 35 (13.94%) Software Testing
23 35 (13.94%) JSP
23 35 (13.94%) ASP.NET

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 39 (15.54%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.96%) IIS
3 15 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.99%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.80%) Lync
10 2 (0.80%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.40%) Site Server
11 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 92 (36.65%) MS Office
2 66 (26.29%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.18%) MS Project
4 12 (4.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.80%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 33 (13.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.80%) Maximo
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.20%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (26.69%) TCP/IP
2 47 (18.73%) DNS
3 34 (13.55%) HTTPS
4 24 (9.56%) SAN
5 22 (8.76%) DHCP
6 20 (7.97%) LAN
7 19 (7.57%) SSL
8 18 (7.17%) Wireshark
9 17 (6.77%) NAS
10 15 (5.98%) VPN
10 15 (5.98%) HTTP
11 14 (5.58%) Firewall
12 12 (4.78%) WAN
12 12 (4.78%) Broadband
13 8 (3.19%) Internet
14 5 (1.99%) ADSL
14 5 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.59%) VLAN
15 4 (1.59%) Ethernet
15 4 (1.59%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.58%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.79%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.59%) MySQL
6 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (5.98%) QuickTest Pro
1 15 (5.98%) LoadRunner
2 5 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.59%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.59%) Bugzilla
3 4 (1.59%) NetBeans
3 4 (1.59%) Subversion
3 4 (1.59%) JIRA
3 4 (1.59%) MyEclipse
3 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.59%) MSI
4 2 (0.80%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
General
1 41 (16.33%) Finance
2 28 (11.16%) Banking
3 9 (3.59%) Back Office
4 8 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.20%) Front Office
7 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 2 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (21.51%) Analyst
2 32 (12.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 29 (11.55%) Support Engineer
4 28 (11.16%) Desktop Support
5 23 (9.16%) Support Analyst
6 19 (7.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 18 (7.17%) Administrator
8 16 (6.37%) Test Analyst
8 16 (6.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 15 (5.98%) Help Desk Support
9 15 (5.98%) Consultant
10 14 (5.58%) Service Analyst
10 14 (5.58%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (5.18%) Tester
12 12 (4.78%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.78%) IT Support
13 11 (4.38%) Windows Administrator
13 11 (4.38%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.59%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.94%) HTML
2 38 (15.14%) .NET
3 35 (13.94%) ASP.NET
3 35 (13.94%) JSP
4 21 (8.37%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.99%) Web Services
5 5 (1.99%) XML
6 4 (1.59%) XSL
6 4 (1.59%) ODBC
6 4 (1.59%) WSDL
6 4 (1.59%) SOAP
6 4 (1.59%) Struts
6 4 (1.59%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.59%) Spring
6 4 (1.59%) Ajax
6 4 (1.59%) JDBC
6 4 (1.59%) J2EE
6 4 (1.59%) Velocity
6 4 (1.59%) FreeMarker
6 4 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.16%) Clustering
2 22 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.98%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.79%) User Experience
6 6 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.99%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.99%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.99%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.59%) NHS
8 4 (1.59%) Statistics
9 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.40%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.40%) IVR
10 1 (0.40%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 251 (100.00%) Windows
2 160 (63.75%) Windows XP
3 146 (58.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 123 (49.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (22.31%) UNIX
6 48 (19.12%) Windows 7
6 48 (19.12%) Windows Vista
7 35 (13.94%) Windows NT
8 33 (13.15%) Linux
9 18 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (6.77%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.99%) NetWare
12 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.94%) Software Testing
2 33 (13.15%) Test Scripting
3 27 (10.76%) ITIL
4 24 (9.56%) Test Strategy
5 23 (9.16%) Knowledge Management
6 21 (8.37%) Validation
7 20 (7.97%) Workflow
8 19 (7.57%) Migration
9 17 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (5.98%) Performance Testing
11 14 (5.58%) Change Management
12 13 (5.18%) Software Deployment
13 12 (4.78%) Project Management
14 10 (3.98%) Test Automation
14 10 (3.98%) Load Testing
15 9 (3.59%) Service Delivery
16 7 (2.79%) Service Management
16 7 (2.79%) E-Commerce
16 7 (2.79%) Security Testing
16 7 (2.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.74%) JavaScript
2 29 (11.55%) SQL
3 14 (5.58%) VBScript
4 12 (4.78%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.38%) VB
6 9 (3.59%) C
7 6 (2.39%) C++
7 6 (2.39%) Java
8 5 (1.99%) C#
9 4 (1.59%) Python
9 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (25.90%) Security Cleared
2 48 (19.12%) SC Cleared
3 36 (14.34%) ISTQB
3 36 (14.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (11.16%) DV Cleared
6 27 (10.76%) MCSE
7 18 (7.17%) Degree
8 9 (3.59%) MCP
9 8 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.79%) CCNA
11 6 (2.39%) MCITP
12 5 (1.99%) MCSA
13 3 (1.20%) CCNP
13 3 (1.20%) NCDA
13 3 (1.20%) NCIE
14 2 (0.80%) ISEB
14 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.40%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.16%) SLA
2 6 (2.39%) QA
3 5 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (46.61%) Active Directory
2 37 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.16%) VMware ESX
4 18 (7.17%) Nmap
5 17 (6.77%) XenApp
5 17 (6.77%) vSphere
6 15 (5.98%) ISA Server
7 13 (5.18%) Terminal Services
7 13 (5.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (4.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (3.59%) Hyper-V
11 8 (3.19%) MetaFrame
12 7 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (2.79%) vCloud
13 5 (1.99%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.59%) XenServer
14 4 (1.59%) NFS
15 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (13.55%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (7.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 18 (7.17%) Nessus
4 15 (5.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (5.58%) SCCM
6 13 (5.18%) SCOM
7 12 (4.78%) BladeLogic
8 10 (3.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (3.98%) NetBackup
9 8 (3.19%) Backup Exec
9 8 (3.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (2.39%) Tivoli
11 5 (1.99%) ARCserve
11 5 (1.99%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (1.99%) HP SIM
12 4 (1.59%) OpenView
12 4 (1.59%) Unicenter
12 4 (1.59%) OVSD
12 4 (1.59%) DameWare
12 4 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (54.58%) Microsoft
2 68 (27.09%) HP
2 68 (27.09%) Citrix
3 55 (21.91%) VMware
4 42 (16.73%) Oracle
5 17 (6.77%) Cisco
5 17 (6.77%) Symantec
5 17 (6.77%) Intel
6 15 (5.98%) Altiris
7 11 (4.38%) IBM
8 9 (3.59%) Veritas
9 8 (3.19%) NetApp
10 6 (2.39%) Lotus
10 6 (2.39%) Sophos
10 6 (2.39%) F5
11 5 (1.99%) Acronis
11 5 (1.99%) McAfee
11 5 (1.99%) Novell
11 5 (1.99%) CA
12 4 (1.59%) Compaq
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