Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 863 791
Rank change year-on-year +28 -72 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 Server 36 36 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.034% 0.086%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.15% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 57
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £276 £203
90th Percentile £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 25
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.89% -32.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.65 £8.50
90th Percentile £14.25 £15.35 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -35.80%

Windows 2000 Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20733 23402 24615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.86% 21.99% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13090 14719 14499
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £175 £202 £185
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1230 1295 1948
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.03% - +3.23%

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 6 months to 19 October 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 9 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 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 36 £375 -6.25% 3
UK excluding London +41 26 £375 - 1
West Midlands +39 11 £375 +42.86%
Midlands +34 11 £375 -3.23%
London +14 10 £250 -47.37% 2
East of England -15 9 £425 -
South East +16 5 £320 -1.54%
North of England +79 1 £360 -34.55% 1
North West +31 1 £360 +17.55% 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (47.22%) DV Cleared
6 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (36.11%) Linux
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (30.56%) Unix
8 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
9 10 (27.78%) Perl
9 10 (27.78%) Samba
9 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
10 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 9 (25.00%) HPUX
10 9 (25.00%) Solaris
10 9 (25.00%) Sun
10 9 (25.00%) HP
10 9 (25.00%) WAN
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (19.44%) X.500
13 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 6 (16.67%) LAN
13 6 (16.67%) Finance
13 6 (16.67%) PKI

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 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 18 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.78%) IIS
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.78%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) WAN
2 7 (19.44%) X.500
3 6 (16.67%) LAN
3 6 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (11.11%) DHCP
4 4 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (11.11%) Skype
5 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) SNMP
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Administrator
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Designer
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
3 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Unix Scripting Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 13 (36.11%) Linux
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (30.56%) Unix
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 9 (25.00%) HPUX
6 9 (25.00%) Solaris
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.11%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Break/Fix
1 4 (11.11%) Patch Management
1 4 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
1 4 (11.11%) Security Patching
2 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL
2 2 (5.56%) Line Management
2 2 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (2.78%) Compliance Management
3 1 (2.78%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (2.78%) Database Tuning
3 1 (2.78%) High Availability
3 1 (2.78%) Network Design
3 1 (2.78%) Network Management
3 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Perl
2 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) DV Cleared
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) Samba
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) WSUS
2 4 (11.11%) MOM
3 2 (5.56%) SCCM
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) HP
2 9 (25.00%) Sun
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Samsung
4 4 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Lumension
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec