The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows 2000 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 2000 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 2000 (Win2K)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.18% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £275
% change year-on-year -10.11% -27.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -2.50%  

Windows 2000 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 100 227 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 18.25% 22.41% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 110 78
Median daily rate £360 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 27
Median hourly rate £15.33 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.46% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.93 £25.00 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Windows 2000 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 2000 in Cheshire

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 2000 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in Cheshire

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in Cheshire

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 2000 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 - -
Windows 2000
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows 2000.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec

Windows 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware