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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank - 109 119
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 0 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.52% 0.085%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.73% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-45.45% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.29 £16.07 £15.10
% change year-on-year
+20.02% +6.45%
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
611 513 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.13% 19.16% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 257 228
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £148 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 72
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.20 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (50.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware