The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 29 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 / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 135 145
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.15% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £213
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £275
% change year-on-year -10.11% -27.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
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 South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 455 662 616
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.64% 22.78% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 397 309
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 70 84
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.43 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in the South West

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in the South West