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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 500 412 360
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -52
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 77 147 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 1.34% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 69 66
Average daily rate
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£275 £130 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £110 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £364 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £110 £250
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -56.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 42
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £22.76 £103.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%

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
11484 10952 10122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 22.49% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6743 6021 5352
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 917 996 1116
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -90 70 £273 +101.85% 19
London -17 19 £385 +33.91% 5
South East -46 16 £283 -23.28% 5
West Midlands +3 12 £189 +51.20% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 10 - -
Milton Keynes 0 9 - -
North West -25 9 £270 +100.00%
City of London +24 8 £427 +6.62%
South West - 5 £250 - 1
East of England -2 4 £170 +36.00% 3
East Midlands -17 4 £238 +115.90% 1
Derbyshire -2 3 £238 +115.90%
Chesterfield - 3 £238 -
Reading +8 2 £230 -11.53%
Berkshire -5 2 £230 -11.53% 1
Surrey -14 2 £288 -30.72% 1
Hampshire -33 2 - - 2
Swindon - 2 £250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £250 -
Hertfordshire +7 1 - - 1
Cheshire +5 1 £170 -53.74%
Essex +2 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -8 1 £300 +172.72% 2
Manchester -19 1 £270 +100.00%
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Luton - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (58.38%) Microsoft
3 107 (54.31%) Windows XP
4 106 (53.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 103 (52.28%) Active Directory
6 94 (47.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (29.95%) MS Office
8 57 (28.93%) VMware
9 54 (27.41%) Citrix
10 50 (25.38%) MS Excel
11 41 (20.81%) TCP/IP
12 40 (20.30%) HP
12 40 (20.30%) Windows 7
13 39 (19.80%) UNIX
14 37 (18.78%) DNS
14 37 (18.78%) Windows Vista
15 36 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
15 36 (18.27%) Clustering
16 35 (17.77%) Finance
16 35 (17.77%) Windows NT
16 35 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (16.24%) Security Cleared
17 32 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 29 (14.72%) MCSE
18 29 (14.72%) VMware ESX
19 28 (14.21%) SLA
20 27 (13.71%) SC Cleared
21 26 (13.20%) MS Exchange
21 26 (13.20%) Disaster Recovery
22 24 (12.18%) VPN

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (13.20%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.15%) IIS
3 13 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (5.58%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.05%) Lync
7 5 (2.54%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.54%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.52%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 59 (29.95%) MS Office
2 50 (25.38%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.55%) MS Project
4 6 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.02%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (6.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.02%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.54%) Office 365
3 3 (1.52%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.81%) TCP/IP
2 37 (18.78%) DNS
3 24 (12.18%) VPN
4 21 (10.66%) SAN
5 18 (9.14%) Firewall
5 18 (9.14%) DHCP
6 15 (7.61%) NAS
7 13 (6.60%) HTTPS
8 12 (6.09%) Wireshark
8 12 (6.09%) SSL
8 12 (6.09%) LAN
9 11 (5.58%) Broadband
10 8 (4.06%) Network Security
10 8 (4.06%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.55%) Internet
11 7 (3.55%) WAN
12 6 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (3.05%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (3.05%) tcpdump
12 6 (3.05%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.58%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.57%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.03%) MySQL
7 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.03%) JIRA
2 4 (2.03%) MyEclipse
2 4 (2.03%) Subversion
2 4 (2.03%) NetBeans
2 4 (2.03%) Bugzilla
2 4 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (2.03%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.52%) MSI
4 2 (1.02%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (17.77%) Finance
2 18 (9.14%) Banking
3 11 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.54%) Back Office
5 4 (2.03%) Front Office
6 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Law
7 2 (1.02%) Retail
7 2 (1.02%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (19.80%) Analyst
2 28 (14.21%) Support Engineer
3 26 (13.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (11.68%) Administrator
5 20 (10.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 18 (9.14%) Desktop Support
6 18 (9.14%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.61%) Windows Administrator
8 14 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.58%) Consultant
9 11 (5.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (5.08%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 8 (4.06%) Network Engineer
12 8 (4.06%) Service Analyst
12 8 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (3.55%) Deployment Engineer
13 7 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 5 (2.54%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.63%) HTML
1 17 (8.63%) Application Packaging
2 16 (8.12%) .NET
3 13 (6.60%) JSP
3 13 (6.60%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.54%) Web Services
4 5 (2.54%) XML
5 4 (2.03%) jQuery
5 4 (2.03%) FreeMarker
5 4 (2.03%) Velocity
5 4 (2.03%) Ajax
5 4 (2.03%) Spring
5 4 (2.03%) Struts2
5 4 (2.03%) MyBatis
5 4 (2.03%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.03%) XSL
5 4 (2.03%) ODBC
5 4 (2.03%) SOAP
5 4 (2.03%) Struts
5 4 (2.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.27%) Clustering
2 18 (9.14%) Blackberry
3 12 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.06%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.55%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.55%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.52%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.02%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.51%) IVR
8 1 (0.51%) Handset
8 1 (0.51%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 107 (54.31%) Windows XP
3 106 (53.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 94 (47.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (20.30%) Windows 7
6 39 (19.80%) UNIX
7 37 (18.78%) Windows Vista
8 35 (17.77%) Windows NT
9 32 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (11.68%) Linux
11 20 (10.15%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.54%) NetWare
13 4 (2.03%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.02%) AIX
14 2 (1.02%) HPUX
14 2 (1.02%) Solaris
15 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (11.68%) Migration
3 22 (11.17%) ITIL
4 20 (10.15%) Change Management
5 14 (7.11%) Test Scripting
5 14 (7.11%) Workflow
6 13 (6.60%) Validation
6 13 (6.60%) Software Testing
7 11 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (5.58%) Knowledge Management
8 10 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 10 (5.08%) Test Strategy
9 9 (4.57%) Project Management
10 8 (4.06%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.06%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.55%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.05%) Network Architecture
12 6 (3.05%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.54%) PRINCE2
13 5 (2.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.17%) SQL
2 14 (7.11%) VBScript
2 14 (7.11%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.09%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.08%) VB
5 8 (4.06%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.55%) C++
6 7 (3.55%) C
7 6 (3.05%) Java
8 5 (2.54%) C#
9 4 (2.03%) Perl
9 4 (2.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (16.24%) Security Cleared
3 29 (14.72%) MCSE
4 27 (13.71%) SC Cleared
5 18 (9.14%) Degree
5 18 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (7.11%) ISTQB
6 14 (7.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (6.09%) DV Cleared
7 12 (6.09%) CCNA
8 9 (4.57%) MCP
9 7 (3.55%) MCITP
10 6 (3.05%) CCSE
10 6 (3.05%) CCSA
10 6 (3.05%) CCSP
10 6 (3.05%) CCNP
11 4 (2.03%) MCSA
12 1 (0.51%) ISEB
12 1 (0.51%) HNC
12 1 (0.51%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 103 (52.28%) Active Directory
2 35 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (14.72%) VMware ESX
4 18 (9.14%) XenApp
5 16 (8.12%) ISA Server
6 14 (7.11%) Terminal Services
7 13 (6.60%) vSphere
7 13 (6.60%) Hyper-V
8 12 (6.09%) Nmap
8 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (4.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (3.55%) Firmware
11 7 (3.55%) MetaFrame
12 5 (2.54%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (2.54%) DFS Replication
12 5 (2.54%) XenDesktop
13 4 (2.03%) XenServer
13 4 (2.03%) vCloud
13 4 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (11.17%) SCCM
2 20 (10.15%) SCOM
3 15 (7.61%) BladeLogic
4 14 (7.11%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (7.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (6.09%) Nessus
6 9 (4.57%) WSUS
7 8 (4.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (4.06%) NetBackup
8 6 (3.05%) Backup Exec
9 5 (2.54%) Tivoli
9 5 (2.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (2.54%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.52%) Unicenter
10 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.52%) ARCserve
10 3 (1.52%) SCSM
10 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (1.52%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 115 (58.38%) Microsoft
2 57 (28.93%) VMware
3 54 (27.41%) Citrix
4 40 (20.30%) HP
5 21 (10.66%) Oracle
6 18 (9.14%) Cisco
7 17 (8.63%) Intel
8 12 (6.09%) Symantec
9 8 (4.06%) F5
9 8 (4.06%) Altiris
10 6 (3.05%) Dell
10 6 (3.05%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.54%) Lotus
11 5 (2.54%) NetApp
11 5 (2.54%) Novell
11 5 (2.54%) IBM
11 5 (2.54%) Sophos
12 4 (2.03%) hybris
12 4 (2.03%) Acronis
12 4 (2.03%) Wyse
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