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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
Rank 114 111 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 11 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.21% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.35% 1.02% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 - £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +9.43%
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
468 490 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.36% 20.97% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 232 121
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £164 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 66 56
Average hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.21 £21.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015. 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 -5 5 £200 - 7
Warwickshire - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (40.00%) SAN
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) DHCP
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) Clustering
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Banking
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (20.00%) MS Office
10 4 (20.00%) DNS
11 3 (15.00%) Citrix
11 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
11 3 (15.00%) SCCM
11 3 (15.00%) SCOM
11 3 (15.00%) XenApp
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) SMS
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) ATM
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Lotus