The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 April 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 271 248
Rank change year-on-year +13 -23  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 4 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.049% 0.062% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.25% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 14
Median daily rate - £150 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -52.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £150 £275
% change year-on-year - -45.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.29 £16.07
% change year-on-year -19.63% +20.02%  

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 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 1761 2422 2471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.60% 24.84% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 1470 1248
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 173 234
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.95% +6.92%  

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Windows 2000
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in the South East

Windows 2000
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in the South East

Windows 2000
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Windows 2000
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 2000.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows NT
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) CCA
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) DNA
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (14.29%) SMS
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet

Windows 2000
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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) X.509
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Specialist
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%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows NT
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) DNA
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) CCAA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AppDNA
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Clearswift
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper