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 26 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 Server
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 629 573
Rank change year-on-year +45 -56  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 Server 16 26 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.21% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 39
Median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £160 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £387 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +20.83% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 20
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year - +1.88%  

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 9536 12408 12301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.52% 22.21% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6055 7740 6981
Median daily rate £408 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £532 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 702 1003
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £37.50
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

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 26 April 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 15 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 26 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
England +43 16 £375 +20.00% 1
London +14 10 £375 +7.14%
South East +20 3 £315 +7.23%
Berkshire +29 2 £365 -
West Midlands - 2 £408 - 1
Cheshire +36 1 £360 +20.00%
North West +28 1 £360 +20.00%
Chester +13 1 £360 +20.00%
City of London -3 1 £220 -
Brentford - 1 £365 -
Hereford - 1 £408 -
Oxford - 1 £265 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £265 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (44.00%) HP
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (36.00%) LAN
9 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (28.00%) Cisco
10 7 (28.00%) WAN
10 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (28.00%) VMware
11 6 (24.00%) Linux
11 6 (24.00%) Unix
11 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
12 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
12 5 (20.00%) Samba
12 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (20.00%) Office 365
12 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 5 (20.00%) HPUX
12 5 (20.00%) Perl

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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Confluence
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Changepoint
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Scribe Insight
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (4.00%) FRx
2 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 7 (28.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) X.500
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) SMTP
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) VLAN
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.00%) QlikView
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Collaboration Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Unix
7 5 (20.00%) HPUX
8 4 (16.00%) Solaris
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
10 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
10 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
11 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Perl
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Samba
4 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) DameWare
3 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Perfmon
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Sun
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) Veritas
6 2 (8.00%) Cognos
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (8.00%) Lotus
6 2 (8.00%) PlateSpin
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Tableau
7 1 (4.00%) Altiris
7 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (4.00%) Google
7 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) Veeam