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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 494 478 397
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -81
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 120 99 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% 0.82% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 70
Average daily rate
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£319 £268 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.15% -4.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £107 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £128 £225
% change year-on-year
+103.92% -43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 49
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.67 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% -2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £23.00 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.60%

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
13128 12078 11405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.49% 23.03% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7725 6736 5990
Average daily rate £355 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1078 1087
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -16 108 £319 +19.15% 19
South East 0 36 £308 -12.14% 6
London -9 32 £381 +8.92% 6
Hampshire +6 21 £358 - 2
North West -6 13 £143 -72.19% 2
Milton Keynes +2 12 £225 -
Buckinghamshire -1 12 £225 - 1
Scotland +4 10 £230 -
West Midlands -11 9 £120 -40.00% 2
Manchester -2 8 £143 -72.19% 1
East of England -16 7 £400 +263.63%
Edinburgh - 6 £325 -
Yorkshire -1 5 - - 2
East Midlands -8 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
Portsmouth - 5 £260 -
City of London +8 4 £381 -10.29% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
South Yorkshire +5 3 - - 1
Birmingham -3 3 £120 +60.00%
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
Derbyshire -8 2 - -
South West -33 2 £350 +40.00%
Sheffield - 2 - -
Chesterfield - 2 - -
Berkshire +9 1 - - 1
Cheshire +3 1 - -
Bracknell -2 1 - -
Leeds -7 1 - -
Surrey -11 1 - - 2

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 250 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (64.40%) Windows XP
3 144 (57.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 134 (53.60%) Microsoft
5 121 (48.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (45.60%) Active Directory
7 91 (36.40%) MS Office
8 68 (27.20%) HP
8 68 (27.20%) TCP/IP
9 66 (26.40%) Security Cleared
10 65 (26.00%) MS Excel
11 63 (25.20%) Citrix
12 58 (23.20%) UNIX
13 56 (22.40%) VMware
14 49 (19.60%) DNS
14 49 (19.60%) SC Cleared
15 48 (19.20%) Windows 7
16 47 (18.80%) Windows Vista
17 43 (17.20%) Oracle
18 41 (16.40%) HTML
19 39 (15.60%) .NET
19 39 (15.60%) MS Exchange
19 39 (15.60%) Finance
20 38 (15.20%) JavaScript
21 37 (14.80%) ISTQB
21 37 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 37 (14.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 36 (14.40%) Software Testing
22 36 (14.40%) JSP
22 36 (14.40%) ASP.NET

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (15.60%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.00%) IIS
3 15 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (2.00%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.20%) Lync
10 2 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
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%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 91 (36.40%) MS Office
2 65 (26.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.20%) MS Project
4 12 (4.80%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.80%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 34 (13.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.80%) Maximo
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.20%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (27.20%) TCP/IP
2 49 (19.60%) DNS
3 35 (14.00%) HTTPS
4 24 (9.60%) SAN
5 22 (8.80%) DHCP
6 20 (8.00%) LAN
6 20 (8.00%) SSL
7 19 (7.60%) Wireshark
8 17 (6.80%) NAS
9 16 (6.40%) VPN
10 15 (6.00%) Firewall
10 15 (6.00%) HTTP
11 12 (4.80%) WAN
11 12 (4.80%) Broadband
12 8 (3.20%) Internet
13 5 (2.00%) ADSL
13 5 (2.00%) Ethernet
13 5 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.60%) VLAN
14 4 (1.60%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.60%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.60%) 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 (6.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 15 (6.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.60%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.60%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.60%) MSI
3 4 (1.60%) Bugzilla
3 4 (1.60%) NetBeans
3 4 (1.60%) Subversion
3 4 (1.60%) JIRA
3 4 (1.60%) MyEclipse
4 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (15.60%) Finance
2 25 (10.00%) Banking
3 9 (3.60%) Back Office
3 9 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.20%) Front Office
6 2 (0.80%) Retail
6 2 (0.80%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (21.60%) Analyst
2 32 (12.80%) 2nd Line Support
3 29 (11.60%) Support Engineer
4 28 (11.20%) Desktop Support
5 24 (9.60%) Support Analyst
6 19 (7.60%) Desktop Engineer
7 18 (7.20%) Administrator
8 16 (6.40%) Test Analyst
8 16 (6.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 15 (6.00%) Help Desk Support
9 15 (6.00%) Consultant
10 14 (5.60%) Tester
11 13 (5.20%) Service Analyst
11 13 (5.20%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.80%) IT Support
13 11 (4.40%) Windows Administrator
13 11 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
14 8 (3.20%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.40%) HTML
2 39 (15.60%) .NET
3 36 (14.40%) ASP.NET
3 36 (14.40%) JSP
4 18 (7.20%) Application Packaging
5 5 (2.00%) Web Services
5 5 (2.00%) XML
6 4 (1.60%) XSL
6 4 (1.60%) ODBC
6 4 (1.60%) WSDL
6 4 (1.60%) SOAP
6 4 (1.60%) Struts
6 4 (1.60%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.60%) Spring
6 4 (1.60%) Ajax
6 4 (1.60%) J2EE
6 4 (1.60%) Velocity
6 4 (1.60%) FreeMarker
6 4 (1.60%) jQuery
6 4 (1.60%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.60%) Clustering
2 22 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.40%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.80%) User Experience
6 5 (2.00%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.00%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.60%) NHS
7 4 (1.60%) Statistics
8 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.40%) IVR
9 1 (0.40%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 250 (100.00%) Windows
2 161 (64.40%) Windows XP
3 144 (57.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 121 (48.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (23.20%) UNIX
6 48 (19.20%) Windows 7
7 47 (18.80%) Windows Vista
8 34 (13.60%) Linux
8 34 (13.60%) Windows NT
9 19 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (7.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (2.00%) 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 36 (14.40%) Software Testing
2 33 (13.20%) Test Scripting
3 27 (10.80%) ITIL
4 24 (9.60%) Test Strategy
5 23 (9.20%) Knowledge Management
6 22 (8.80%) Validation
7 21 (8.40%) Workflow
8 20 (8.00%) Migration
9 17 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (6.00%) Performance Testing
11 14 (5.60%) Change Management
12 13 (5.20%) Software Deployment
13 12 (4.80%) Project Management
14 10 (4.00%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.00%) Load Testing
14 10 (4.00%) Test Automation
15 7 (2.80%) Security Testing
15 7 (2.80%) Problem Management
15 7 (2.80%) Service Management
15 7 (2.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.20%) JavaScript
2 30 (12.00%) SQL
3 14 (5.60%) VBScript
4 12 (4.80%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.40%) VB
6 9 (3.60%) C
7 6 (2.40%) C++
7 6 (2.40%) Java
8 5 (2.00%) C#
9 4 (1.60%) Python
9 4 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (26.40%) Security Cleared
2 49 (19.60%) SC Cleared
3 37 (14.80%) ISTQB
3 37 (14.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (11.60%) DV Cleared
6 27 (10.80%) MCSE
7 18 (7.20%) Degree
8 10 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.60%) MCP
10 8 (3.20%) CCNA
11 7 (2.80%) MCITP
12 5 (2.00%) 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 24 (9.60%) SLA
2 6 (2.40%) QA
3 5 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (45.60%) Active Directory
2 37 (14.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.20%) VMware ESX
4 19 (7.60%) Nmap
5 18 (7.20%) vSphere
6 17 (6.80%) XenApp
7 16 (6.40%) ISA Server
8 13 (5.20%) Terminal Services
9 12 (4.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (4.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (2.80%) MetaFrame
13 7 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (2.80%) vCloud
14 5 (2.00%) XenDesktop
15 4 (1.60%) NFS
15 4 (1.60%) XenServer
16 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 35 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (7.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 19 (7.60%) Nessus
3 15 (6.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 14 (5.60%) SCCM
4 14 (5.60%) SCOM
5 12 (4.80%) BladeLogic
6 10 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (4.00%) NetBackup
7 8 (3.20%) Backup Exec
8 7 (2.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (2.40%) Tivoli
10 5 (2.00%) ARCserve
10 5 (2.00%) WSUS
10 5 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (2.00%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.60%) OVSD
11 4 (1.60%) DameWare
11 4 (1.60%) OpenView
11 4 (1.60%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 134 (53.60%) Microsoft
2 68 (27.20%) HP
3 63 (25.20%) Citrix
4 56 (22.40%) VMware
5 43 (17.20%) Oracle
6 18 (7.20%) Cisco
7 17 (6.80%) Symantec
7 17 (6.80%) Intel
8 12 (4.80%) Altiris
9 11 (4.40%) IBM
10 9 (3.60%) Veritas
11 8 (3.20%) NetApp
12 7 (2.80%) F5
13 6 (2.40%) Lotus
13 6 (2.40%) Sophos
14 5 (2.00%) McAfee
14 5 (2.00%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.00%) Novell
14 5 (2.00%) CA
14 5 (2.00%) Acronis
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