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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 440 395 351
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -44
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 132 174 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.53% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 77 77
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £125 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £275 £268
% change year-on-year
+3.63% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 56
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £23.70 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -16.12%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12063 11375 12047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.73% 22.37% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6835 6240 5912
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1030 1026 1240
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.99 £17.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% -3.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -53 119 £313 +4.16% 22
South East -13 46 £325 - 6
London -8 27 £400 +12.20% 5
Hampshire -6 25 £325 - 1
North West -11 11 £180 -40.00% 2
City of London +15 9 £400 +27.43% 3
Scotland -8 9 £135 -0.73% 1
Yorkshire -2 8 - - 6
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £385 +18.53% 1
Edinburgh -17 7 - -
West Midlands -13 6 - - 1
West Sussex +5 5 £140 - 1
East Midlands -14 5 - -
West Yorkshire +2 4 - - 3
Birmingham -4 4 - -
Berkshire -10 4 £300 +28.34% 2
South West -32 4 - - 1
Leeds +2 3 - - 1
Surrey -6 3 £488 +21.87%
East of England -27 3 £218 -
Bracknell -3 2 £263 +59.09% 1
Cheshire -4 2 - - 1
Southampton -9 2 £173 -4.16%
Gateshead - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
Portsmouth +5 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
Reading +2 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Essex -2 1 £165 -

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 286 (100.00%) Windows
2 188 (65.73%) Windows XP
3 175 (61.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 147 (51.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 143 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 131 (45.80%) Active Directory
7 98 (34.27%) MS Office
8 90 (31.47%) HP
9 82 (28.67%) Security Cleared
10 77 (26.92%) TCP/IP
11 73 (25.52%) UNIX
12 66 (23.08%) SC Cleared
13 61 (21.33%) Windows 7
13 61 (21.33%) Oracle
14 54 (18.88%) MS Excel
15 53 (18.53%) VMware
16 52 (18.18%) Citrix
17 51 (17.83%) ISTQB
18 50 (17.48%) Windows Vista
18 50 (17.48%) DNS
18 50 (17.48%) MS Exchange
18 50 (17.48%) .NET
18 50 (17.48%) HTML
18 50 (17.48%) JavaScript
19 49 (17.13%) ASP.NET
19 49 (17.13%) JSP
19 49 (17.13%) HP Quality Center
20 48 (16.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 48 (16.78%) ITIL
21 47 (16.43%) HTTPS

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 50 (17.48%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.34%) IIS
3 15 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.50%) IBM Notes
6 10 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (1.75%) Lync
8 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (0.70%) SAS
9 2 (0.70%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.35%) Site Server
10 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 98 (34.27%) MS Office
2 54 (18.88%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.29%) MS Visio
4 16 (5.59%) MS Project
5 10 (3.50%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (15.73%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (2.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 50 (17.48%) DNS
3 47 (16.43%) HTTPS
4 35 (12.24%) LAN
5 25 (8.74%) SSL
6 23 (8.04%) SAN
6 23 (8.04%) HTTP
7 22 (7.69%) Wireshark
8 21 (7.34%) DHCP
9 19 (6.64%) VPN
10 13 (4.55%) Firewall
11 11 (3.85%) WAN
12 7 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.10%) Internet
13 6 (2.10%) IPv4
13 6 (2.10%) SMS
13 6 (2.10%) NAS
14 4 (1.40%) RTP
14 4 (1.40%) Megaco
14 4 (1.40%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.94%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.10%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.35%) DTS
9 1 (0.35%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 23 (8.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 8 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.10%) Toad
5 3 (1.05%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (1.05%) TestDirector
5 3 (1.05%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.70%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.35%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 32 (11.19%) Finance
2 19 (6.64%) Banking
3 12 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.45%) Retail
4 7 (2.45%) Back Office
5 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.05%) Legal
6 2 (0.70%) Law
6 2 (0.70%) French Language
6 2 (0.70%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (24.13%) Analyst
2 42 (14.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 41 (14.34%) Support Engineer
4 33 (11.54%) Desktop Support
5 28 (9.79%) Help Desk Support
6 26 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 22 (7.69%) Test Analyst
8 21 (7.34%) Administrator
9 19 (6.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 19 (6.64%) Tester
9 19 (6.64%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (5.24%) Server Engineer
12 14 (4.90%) Help Desk Engineer
13 13 (4.55%) Service Analyst
13 13 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (4.20%) Technical Analyst
14 12 (4.20%) Consultant
15 11 (3.85%) Technical Support
15 11 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.48%) .NET
1 50 (17.48%) HTML
2 49 (17.13%) ASP.NET
2 49 (17.13%) JSP
3 11 (3.85%) Application Packaging
4 6 (2.10%) Middleware
5 3 (1.05%) JPA
6 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.69%) Clustering
2 18 (6.29%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.80%) NHS
4 6 (2.10%) Statistics
5 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.75%) Firmware
6 4 (1.40%) Replication
6 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.70%) GIS
8 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.70%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.70%) PDA
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.35%) EPoS
9 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 286 (100.00%) Windows
2 188 (65.73%) Windows XP
3 175 (61.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 147 (51.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (25.52%) UNIX
6 61 (21.33%) Windows 7
7 50 (17.48%) Windows Vista
8 40 (13.99%) Linux
9 28 (9.79%) Windows NT
10 17 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (3.85%) NetWare
13 8 (2.80%) Windows 8
14 7 (2.45%) AIX
15 6 (2.10%) Solaris
16 4 (1.40%) Apple iOS
17 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.70%) Mac OS X
19 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (16.78%) ITIL
2 47 (16.43%) Software Testing
3 36 (12.59%) Test Scripting
4 30 (10.49%) Test Strategy
5 26 (9.09%) Validation
5 26 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
6 25 (8.74%) Workflow
7 22 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 18 (6.29%) Migration
9 13 (4.55%) Test Automation
9 13 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 12 (4.20%) Software Deployment
10 12 (4.20%) Load Testing
11 10 (3.50%) Change Management
12 9 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (2.80%) ITSM
13 8 (2.80%) Performance Engineering
14 7 (2.45%) Capacity Management
15 6 (2.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.48%) JavaScript
2 38 (13.29%) SQL
3 12 (4.20%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.85%) VBScript
5 8 (2.80%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.45%) VB
6 7 (2.45%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.40%) C
8 3 (1.05%) C#
8 3 (1.05%) Java
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 82 (28.67%) Security Cleared
2 66 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 51 (17.83%) ISTQB
4 48 (16.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (12.24%) DV Cleared
6 33 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (5.94%) MCSE
8 11 (3.85%) Degree
9 10 (3.50%) MCP
10 6 (2.10%) ISEB
11 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.40%) CCNA
12 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.05%) MCITP
14 2 (0.70%) CCNP
14 2 (0.70%) MCSA
14 2 (0.70%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.70%) NCDA
14 2 (0.70%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.24%) SLA
2 6 (2.10%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (45.80%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.69%) Nmap
4 21 (7.34%) VMware ESX
5 11 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (2.80%) vSphere
6 8 (2.80%) XenApp
7 7 (2.45%) MetaFrame
7 7 (2.45%) ISA Server
8 6 (2.10%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.40%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.05%) vCloud
11 3 (1.05%) NFS
11 3 (1.05%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (17.13%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (9.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 22 (7.69%) Nessus
4 15 (5.24%) SCCM
5 10 (3.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (3.15%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (2.45%) SCOM
8 7 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.10%) DameWare
9 6 (2.10%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.10%) OpenView
9 6 (2.10%) BladeLogic
9 6 (2.10%) OVSD
10 5 (1.75%) ServiceCenter
10 5 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.40%) CiscoWorks
12 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.70%) MOM
12 2 (0.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 143 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 90 (31.47%) HP
3 61 (21.33%) Oracle
4 53 (18.53%) VMware
5 52 (18.18%) Citrix
6 30 (10.49%) Cisco
7 12 (4.20%) Symantec
7 12 (4.20%) Novell
7 12 (4.20%) Altiris
8 11 (3.85%) Lotus
9 10 (3.50%) IBM
9 10 (3.50%) Adobe
10 9 (3.15%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.15%) Dell
11 8 (2.80%) McAfee
11 8 (2.80%) Veritas
12 7 (2.45%) NetApp
13 6 (2.10%) Clearswift
13 6 (2.10%) Nokia
13 6 (2.10%) Apple
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