The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 2000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 123 103 108
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 2.07% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£120 £325 £171
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +89.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £145 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £357 £178
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £135 £200
% change year-on-year
+92.59% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.75%
Windows 2000
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
533 386 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.73% 18.29% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 200 226
Average daily rate £303 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £159 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 60 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.77 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.16 £23.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows 2000
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 2000 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows 2000 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows 2000
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows 2000 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Birmingham -3 2 £120 +60.00% 1
Halesowen - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Fund Management
7 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) Compaq
7 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) NetApp
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Internet
8 1 (8.33%) McAfee
8 1 (8.33%) Sophos

Windows 2000
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) ATM
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows NT
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Fund Management
1 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
1 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Compaq
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Intel
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco