The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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 Server
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 630 569
Rank change year-on-year +50 -61  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 Server 30 21 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.039% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 0.17% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 48
Median daily rate £375 £425 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +39.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £308 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £539 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £303
% change year-on-year -11.76% +40.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 16
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +8.00%  

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9853 12453 12199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.92% 23.12% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13105 17961 16391
Median daily rate £403 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.54% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1322 1608 2542
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.11 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows 2000 Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows 2000 Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 2000 Server in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 Server in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 2000 Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 2000 Server in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 Server in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 2000 Server within the UK 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
England +47 30 £375 -11.76% 3
UK excluding London +44 20 £375 -11.76% 2
London +15 10 £370 -32.72% 1
East of England +1 8 £425 -
Midlands +23 6 £375 - 2
South East +28 5 £365 +16.80%
North of England +60 1 £360 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Windows 2000 Server.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 21 (55.26%) Windows Server
4 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
5 17 (44.74%) DV Cleared
6 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
7 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2000
8 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
9 13 (34.21%) HP
10 12 (31.58%) Unix
10 12 (31.58%) WAN
11 11 (28.95%) LAN
11 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (26.32%) Perl
12 10 (26.32%) Linux
12 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
12 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 10 (26.32%) Samba
13 9 (23.68%) VMware
13 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
13 9 (23.68%) HPUX
14 8 (21.05%) Solaris
14 8 (21.05%) Sun
14 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
15 7 (18.42%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (18.42%) Cisco
15 7 (18.42%) X.500

Windows 2000 Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 16 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2000
2 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (26.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 5 (13.16%) IIS
4 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.63%) Confluence
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Changepoint
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (5.26%) FRx
1 2 (5.26%) Scribe Insight
2 1 (2.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) WAN
2 11 (28.95%) LAN
3 7 (18.42%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (18.42%) X.500
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
4 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Firewall
6 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.63%) SMTP
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) VoIP
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.26%) QlikView
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Designer
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Designer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) PKI
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (31.58%) Unix
6 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (26.32%) Linux
8 9 (23.68%) HPUX
9 8 (21.05%) Solaris
9 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
10 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
10 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
10 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.26%) Change Management
2 2 (5.26%) CRM
2 2 (5.26%) Database Tuning
2 2 (5.26%) High Availability
2 2 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (2.63%) Analytics
3 1 (2.63%) API Integration
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (2.63%) Compliance Management
3 1 (2.63%) Data Analytics
3 1 (2.63%) DevOps
3 1 (2.63%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
3 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.63%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Perl
2 9 (23.68%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) CCA
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) Samba
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) WSUS
2 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.26%) Perfmon
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) DameWare
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) HP
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) VMware
4 8 (21.05%) Sun
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco
6 5 (13.16%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) Veritas
8 2 (5.26%) Cognos
8 2 (5.26%) EqualLogic
8 2 (5.26%) PlateSpin
8 2 (5.26%) Symantec
8 2 (5.26%) Tableau
9 1 (2.63%) Altiris
9 1 (2.63%) Compaq
9 1 (2.63%) Google
9 1 (2.63%) Lumension
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) Veeam
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