The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 157 150
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% 0.026% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.12% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £251 £275
% change year-on-year -28.14% -8.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.38 £12.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.79% +17.07%  
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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 474 844 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.36% 21.99% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 437 384
Median daily rate £371 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +3.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 68 94
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £20.19
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in the North West

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in the North West

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Lancashire +18 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Windows 2000
England

Windows 2000
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for Windows 2000.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows XP
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) Service Management
3 13 (81.25%) ITIL
3 13 (81.25%) AIX
3 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
3 13 (81.25%) WebSphere
4 12 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (75.00%) Data Management
4 12 (75.00%) ITSM
4 12 (75.00%) Unix
4 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (68.75%) IaaS
5 11 (68.75%) Open Source
5 11 (68.75%) SaaS
5 11 (68.75%) PaaS
6 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
6 10 (62.50%) Change Management
6 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (62.50%) Release Management
7 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
7 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
7 9 (56.25%) Tandem
7 9 (56.25%) DevOps
7 9 (56.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (50.00%) SLA
9 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared

Windows 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (81.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) IaaS
1 11 (68.75%) PaaS
1 11 (68.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) IPsec
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Operational Support Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Operations Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Operations Support Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Support Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (56.25%) Tandem
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 13 (81.25%) AIX
3 13 (81.25%) Linux
4 12 (75.00%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
1 13 (81.25%) Service Management
2 12 (75.00%) Data Management
2 12 (75.00%) ITSM
3 11 (68.75%) Open Source
4 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Change Management
4 10 (62.50%) PRINCE2
4 10 (62.50%) Release Management
5 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
5 9 (56.25%) DevOps
5 9 (56.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Lumension
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) VMware