The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Windows 2000 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 621 544
Rank change year-on-year +33 -77  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 17 27 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.050% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.23% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 46
Median daily rate £145 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.05% -16.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £133 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £570 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £275
% change year-on-year -10.11% -27.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.98% -8.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £33.23 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -2.50%  

Windows 2000 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9341 11582 11667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.65% 21.52% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 7205 6613
Median daily rate £405 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.05% +2.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 686 967
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows 2000 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 2000.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 2000.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 2000 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 17 £145 -42.05%
London +26 8 £110 -60.00%
South East +15 4 - -
North West +31 2 - -
Milton Keynes -1 2 - -
East Midlands -4 2 £180 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Lancashire +20 1 - -
Yorkshire +16 1 - -
South Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Preston +1 1 - -
City of London -3 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £180 -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £180 -
Cheshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Windows 2000.

1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (74.44%) Windows XP
3 59 (65.56%) Microsoft
4 56 (62.22%) ITIL
5 51 (56.67%) Linux
5 51 (56.67%) MS Excel
6 49 (54.44%) Unix
6 49 (54.44%) Service Management
7 48 (53.33%) WebSphere
8 47 (52.22%) AIX
9 41 (45.56%) ITSM
10 40 (44.44%) Open Source
10 40 (44.44%) SaaS
10 40 (44.44%) PaaS
10 40 (44.44%) IaaS
11 38 (42.22%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (41.11%) MS PowerPoint
13 36 (40.00%) Data Management
14 34 (37.78%) SLA
15 32 (35.56%) Problem Management
16 31 (34.44%) Change Management
17 30 (33.33%) DevOps
18 26 (28.89%) PRINCE2
18 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (27.78%) Release Management
19 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
20 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
21 21 (23.33%) Data Analysis
22 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
23 19 (21.11%) Tandem

Windows 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (53.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.00%) IIS
3 6 (6.67%) Apache
4 4 (4.44%) SAS
5 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.22%) Jetty
6 2 (2.22%) Mongrel
6 2 (2.22%) nginx
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (56.67%) MS Excel
2 37 (41.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (12.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 40 (44.44%) IaaS
1 40 (44.44%) PaaS
1 40 (44.44%) SaaS
2 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.44%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.22%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) DNS
2 6 (6.67%) LAN
2 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.67%) WAN
3 5 (5.56%) DHCP
4 4 (4.44%) IPsec
4 4 (4.44%) LDAP
4 4 (4.44%) VoIP
4 4 (4.44%) VPN
5 3 (3.33%) Firewall
5 3 (3.33%) HTTP
5 3 (3.33%) SSL
6 2 (2.22%) BGP
6 2 (2.22%) FTP
6 2 (2.22%) Internet
6 2 (2.22%) Intranet
6 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.22%) Wireless
7 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.22%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Banking
2 2 (2.22%) Local Government
2 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Back Office
3 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Analyst
2 21 (23.33%) Operations Engineer
2 21 (23.33%) Support Analyst
3 19 (21.11%) Operations Analyst
4 18 (20.00%) Operational Support Analyst
4 18 (20.00%) Operations Support Analyst
4 18 (20.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.56%) Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) IT Support
8 4 (4.44%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Support Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) AWS Administrator
9 3 (3.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 3 (3.33%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
1 4 (4.44%) Node.js
2 2 (2.22%) J2EE
2 2 (2.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (42.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (21.11%) Tandem
3 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.78%) NHS
5 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.22%) Clustering
7 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.22%) EPoS
7 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.11%) Life Science
8 1 (1.11%) PKI
8 1 (1.11%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (74.44%) Windows XP
3 51 (56.67%) Linux
4 49 (54.44%) Unix
5 47 (52.22%) AIX
6 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (17.78%) Windows 7
9 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.56%) Windows NT
10 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
11 4 (4.44%) CentOS
11 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
12 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.33%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.11%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.22%) ITIL
2 49 (54.44%) Service Management
3 41 (45.56%) ITSM
4 40 (44.44%) Open Source
5 36 (40.00%) Data Management
6 32 (35.56%) Problem Management
7 31 (34.44%) Change Management
8 30 (33.33%) DevOps
9 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (28.89%) PRINCE2
10 25 (27.78%) Release Management
11 21 (23.33%) Data Analysis
12 19 (21.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 14 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
15 7 (7.78%) Migration
16 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
16 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
16 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
17 3 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) PHP
1 4 (4.44%) Python
2 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) C
3 2 (2.22%) Java
3 2 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.22%) CCNA
5 2 (2.22%) CCNP
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.22%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CCA
6 1 (1.11%) CCAA
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (37.78%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.33%) Firmware
4 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.22%) KVM
5 2 (2.22%) vSphere
5 2 (2.22%) Xen
6 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.11%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.11%) DameWare
3 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 59 (65.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) VMware
3 7 (7.78%) HP
3 7 (7.78%) LANDesk
4 5 (5.56%) Cisco
5 4 (4.44%) Dell
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle
6 3 (3.33%) Equitrac
6 3 (3.33%) Juniper
6 3 (3.33%) Remedy
7 2 (2.22%) Avaya
7 2 (2.22%) Capita
7 2 (2.22%) Citrix
7 2 (2.22%) Google
7 2 (2.22%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.22%) Nortel
8 1 (1.11%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.11%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.11%) Sophos
8 1 (1.11%) Wyse