The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Windows 2000 Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 2000 Server 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 Server
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 263 247
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 Server 0 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.043% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.17% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £294 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +27.91% -3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +18.51%  

Windows 2000 Server 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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1729 2364 2359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.83% 25.14% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1452 1161
Median daily rate £400 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 164 224
Median hourly rate £14.85 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows 2000 Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 2000 Server in the South East

Windows 2000 Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 Server in the South East

Windows 2000 Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 Server in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 Server 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 2000 Server.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 4 (57.14%) HPUX
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Samba
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) X.500
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 2000 Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) X.500
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Software Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Samba
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos