The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 28 June 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 / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 99 85
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.63% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £500 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +90.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £344 £280
% change year-on-year -44.68% +22.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £13.38 £14.75
% change year-on-year -28.97% -9.32%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 252 318 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 18.00% 17.89% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 413 346
Median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £205 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £545 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 39 95
Median hourly rate £16.17 £14.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.51% +4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.25 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 £30.25 £20.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Windows 2000 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 2000 in Manchester

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in Manchester

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in Manchester