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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 474 415 350
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -65
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 120 158 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 1.39% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 69 76
Average daily rate
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£260 £277 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -11.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £125 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £426 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £180 £268
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -32.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 59
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 £11.87 £10.10 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £23.80 £23.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12331 11374 12051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.54% 22.25% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7001 6237 5961
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1015 1232
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
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 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -70 107 £261 -5.77% 20
South East -14 35 £263 +36.36% 6
London -1 26 £356 -0.34% 5
Hampshire -7 18 £225 +25.00% 1
North West -6 12 £180 -40.00% 1
City of London +17 10 £388 +28.68% 2
Scotland -14 9 £135 -0.73% 2
Yorkshire +3 8 - - 7
Edinburgh -16 6 £325 - 1
West Midlands -21 6 - -
West Sussex - 6 £140 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £385 +18.53% 1
East Midlands -9 5 - -
Birmingham +2 4 - -
West Yorkshire 0 4 - - 3
South West -28 4 - - 1
Berkshire -8 3 £281 +57.34% 2
Leeds -9 3 - - 1
Cheshire -1 2 - -
Gateshead -1 2 - -
Bracknell -5 2 £263 +59.09% 1
Southampton -10 2 £173 -4.16%
North East -14 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -18 2 - -
East of England -27 2 £165 -
Merseyside - 2 £180 -
Reading +9 1 £300 -29.41% 1
Chester +5 1 - -
Portsmouth +2 1 - -
Essex -2 1 £165 -

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (64.64%) Windows XP
3 177 (63.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 149 (53.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 141 (50.36%) Microsoft
6 129 (46.07%) Active Directory
7 91 (32.50%) MS Office
8 86 (30.71%) HP
9 81 (28.93%) Security Cleared
10 76 (27.14%) TCP/IP
11 71 (25.36%) UNIX
12 65 (23.21%) SC Cleared
13 60 (21.43%) Oracle
14 57 (20.36%) Windows 7
15 54 (19.29%) MS Excel
16 52 (18.57%) VMware
17 51 (18.21%) ISTQB
18 50 (17.86%) .NET
18 50 (17.86%) HTML
18 50 (17.86%) JavaScript
19 49 (17.50%) ASP.NET
19 49 (17.50%) JSP
19 49 (17.50%) DNS
20 48 (17.14%) Citrix
20 48 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
20 48 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 47 (16.79%) HTTPS
21 47 (16.79%) ITIL
22 46 (16.43%) MS Exchange
22 46 (16.43%) Windows Vista

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 46 (16.43%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.86%) IIS
3 15 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.79%) Lync
8 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (1.43%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.71%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.71%) SAS
10 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.36%) Site Server
11 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 91 (32.50%) MS Office
2 54 (19.29%) MS Excel
3 18 (6.43%) MS Visio
4 16 (5.71%) MS Project
5 10 (3.57%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (16.07%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (27.14%) TCP/IP
2 49 (17.50%) DNS
3 47 (16.79%) HTTPS
4 33 (11.79%) LAN
5 25 (8.93%) SSL
6 24 (8.57%) SAN
7 23 (8.21%) HTTP
8 22 (7.86%) Wireshark
9 20 (7.14%) DHCP
10 13 (4.64%) VPN
10 13 (4.64%) Firewall
11 10 (3.57%) WAN
12 7 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (2.50%) NAS
13 6 (2.14%) SMS
13 6 (2.14%) IPv4
13 6 (2.14%) Internet
14 4 (1.43%) DMZ
14 4 (1.43%) RTP
14 4 (1.43%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.07%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.93%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) MSDE
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (7.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 22 (7.86%) LoadRunner
2 8 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.14%) Toad
4 3 (1.07%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.07%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.71%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.71%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.36%) MSI
6 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (11.43%) Finance
2 22 (7.86%) Banking
3 11 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.50%) Back Office
4 7 (2.50%) Retail
5 3 (1.07%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.07%) Legal
6 2 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.71%) French Language
6 2 (0.71%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (22.50%) Analyst
2 40 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 36 (12.86%) Support Engineer
4 33 (11.79%) Desktop Support
5 28 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 24 (8.57%) Administrator
6 24 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 21 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 20 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 20 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (6.79%) Tester
10 15 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.00%) Server Engineer
12 13 (4.64%) Help Desk Engineer
12 13 (4.64%) Consultant
13 12 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (4.29%) Service Analyst
13 12 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
14 11 (3.93%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.86%) HTML
1 50 (17.86%) .NET
2 49 (17.50%) ASP.NET
2 49 (17.50%) JSP
3 13 (4.64%) Application Packaging
4 6 (2.14%) Middleware
5 3 (1.07%) JPA
6 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.86%) Clustering
2 14 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.50%) NHS
4 6 (2.14%) Statistics
4 6 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.79%) Firmware
6 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.43%) Replication
7 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.71%) PDA
8 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) PMI
9 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.36%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 280 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (64.64%) Windows XP
3 177 (63.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 149 (53.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (25.36%) UNIX
6 57 (20.36%) Windows 7
7 46 (16.43%) Windows Vista
8 39 (13.93%) Linux
9 29 (10.36%) Windows NT
10 17 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (2.86%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.14%) NetWare
13 6 (2.14%) Solaris
14 5 (1.79%) AIX
15 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.79%) ITIL
2 46 (16.43%) Software Testing
3 35 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 30 (10.71%) Test Strategy
5 26 (9.29%) Knowledge Management
5 26 (9.29%) Validation
6 25 (8.93%) Workflow
7 22 (7.86%) Performance Testing
8 17 (6.07%) Migration
9 13 (4.64%) Service Delivery
10 12 (4.29%) Load Testing
10 12 (4.29%) Software Deployment
10 12 (4.29%) Test Automation
11 11 (3.93%) Change Management
12 9 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (2.86%) Performance Engineering
14 7 (2.50%) Capacity Management
14 7 (2.50%) ITSM
15 6 (2.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.86%) JavaScript
2 36 (12.86%) SQL
3 11 (3.93%) VBScript
4 10 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.50%) VB
6 7 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.43%) C
8 3 (1.07%) C#
8 3 (1.07%) Java
9 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (28.93%) Security Cleared
2 65 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 51 (18.21%) ISTQB
4 48 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 31 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (5.71%) MCSE
8 11 (3.93%) Degree
9 9 (3.21%) MCP
10 6 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.79%) CCNA
11 5 (1.79%) ISEB
12 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.71%) MCITP
14 2 (0.71%) CCNP
14 2 (0.71%) MCSA
14 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.71%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.71%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.00%) SLA
2 6 (2.14%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 129 (46.07%) Active Directory
2 35 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.86%) Nmap
3 22 (7.86%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (2.86%) XenApp
5 8 (2.86%) ISA Server
5 8 (2.86%) MetaFrame
5 8 (2.86%) vSphere
6 7 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.07%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.07%) NFS
8 3 (1.07%) vCloud
9 2 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 22 (7.86%) Nessus
4 15 (5.36%) SCCM
5 11 (3.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (3.21%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.86%) SCOM
8 7 (2.50%) BladeLogic
8 7 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (2.14%) DameWare
9 6 (2.14%) OpenView
9 6 (2.14%) OVSD
10 5 (1.79%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
12 3 (1.07%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (0.71%) WSUS
13 2 (0.71%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 141 (50.36%) Microsoft
2 86 (30.71%) HP
3 60 (21.43%) Oracle
4 52 (18.57%) VMware
5 48 (17.14%) Citrix
6 29 (10.36%) Cisco
7 14 (5.00%) Altiris
8 10 (3.57%) IBM
8 10 (3.57%) Adobe
8 10 (3.57%) Symantec
9 9 (3.21%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.21%) Dell
10 7 (2.50%) Intel
10 7 (2.50%) McAfee
10 7 (2.50%) NetApp
10 7 (2.50%) Novell
10 7 (2.50%) Veritas
11 6 (2.14%) Nokia
11 6 (2.14%) Apple
11 6 (2.14%) Clearswift
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