The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 27 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 83
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - - 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £251 £275
% change year-on-year -28.14% -8.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 170 291 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 18.93% 19.14% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 139 113
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in Edinburgh

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in Edinburgh