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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
UK
Rank 577 610 559
Rank change year-on-year +33 -51  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 Server 6 30 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.056% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.065% 0.26% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 34
Median daily rate £360 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £115 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £300 £320
% change year-on-year +27.91% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 19
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.74%  
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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9290 11459 11776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.68% 21.53% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5914 7098 6682
Median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 684 975
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows 2000 Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 Server.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 Server in the UK

Windows 2000 Server
Top 13 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 27 March 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 +26 6 £360 +20.00% 6
London +21 2 £220 -35.76% 2
West Midlands +16 2 £408 - 4
Cheshire +28 1 £360 +20.00%
North West +24 1 £360 +20.00%
Luton +9 1 - -
Chester +9 1 £360 +20.00%
City of London -2 1 £220 -
Bedfordshire -2 1 - -
East of England -6 1 - -
Hereford - 1 £408 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -

Windows 2000 Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Windows 2000 Server.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) HP
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) MS Office
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) HPUX
7 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (33.33%) Samba
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Solaris
8 4 (26.67%) Sun
9 3 (20.00%) Dell
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server

Windows 2000 Server
Top Related 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) X.500
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (13.33%) Administrator
1 2 (13.33%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Senior Messaging Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) DBA
2 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Server Support
2 1 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) HPUX
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Database Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) CCA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Samba
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (6.67%) Perfmon
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) HP
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Sun
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Lotus
7 1 (6.67%) Altiris
7 1 (6.67%) Apple
7 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
7 1 (6.67%) Google
7 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
7 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Retalix
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Sophos
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) Veritas