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 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)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 156 150
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.10% 0.080% 0.055%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £190 £500 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.00% +90.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £475 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £525 £269
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £344 £280
% change year-on-year -44.68% +22.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
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 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 644 798 796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.81% 21.17% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 999 953
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 132 197
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.37 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £21.00 £21.75
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 the North West

Job postings citing Windows 2000 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 - 2 £190 -
Merseyside -4 1 £190 -
Windows 2000
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) Broadband
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) HP

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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Broadband
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (40.00%) IT Technician
2 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP