Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 February 2020 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)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 704 852 812
Rank change year-on-year +148 -40 -54
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 33 20 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.020% 0.060%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.099% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 11
UK median daily rate £120 £375 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.00% +56.25% -28.36%
10th Percentile £87 £322 £170
90th Percentile £380 £388 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £375 £240
% change year-on-year -68.00% +56.25% -28.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 25
UK median hourly rate £15.52 £15.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.41% -4.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £12.60 £15.30 £14.11
90th Percentile £19.21 £15.98 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.52 £15.30 £14.65
% change year-on-year +1.41% +4.44% +6.93%

Windows 2000 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 14,290 20,255 20,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.85% 20.74% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,799 12,672 13,279
UK median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £138 £158 £168
90th Percentile £600 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £395
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,137 1,291 1,268
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.88%

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 2000 over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Top 14 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 within the UK over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. 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
UK excluding London +115 31 £120 -68.00% 9
England +160 27 £120 -68.00% 12
South East +92 17 £120 - 5
North of England +59 4 £120 -
Scotland - 4 £325 -
Midlands +63 3 £119 -61.50% 2
North East - 3 £120 -
Wales - 3 - -
London +125 2 £450 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +39 2 £119 -61.50%
South West - 2 £120 - 1
Yorkshire +39 1 - -
East of England +35 1 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Windows 2000.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (93.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 31 (93.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
4 26 (78.79%) HP
4 26 (78.79%) Windows XP
4 26 (78.79%) Windows 7
5 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
5 25 (75.76%) MS Exchange
6 24 (72.73%) ITSM
6 24 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (72.73%) Windows Vista
6 24 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (72.73%) Remote Desktop
6 24 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (72.73%) WebEx
7 23 (69.70%) Bomgar
7 23 (69.70%) PDA
7 23 (69.70%) Remedy ITSM
7 23 (69.70%) ServiceCenter
7 23 (69.70%) Remedy
7 23 (69.70%) Blackberry
7 23 (69.70%) Internet
7 23 (69.70%) Microsoft Excel
7 23 (69.70%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (69.70%) VPN
7 23 (69.70%) Peregrine
8 22 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
8 22 (66.67%) MS Visio
8 22 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Windows 2000
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 25 (75.76%) MS Exchange
2 24 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2003
2 24 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 21 (63.64%) Acrobat
4 14 (42.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Azure
2 2 (6.06%) AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Remote Desktop
1 24 (72.73%) WebEx
2 23 (69.70%) Internet
2 23 (69.70%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) Skype
4 1 (3.03%) SMS
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VSAN
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Help Desk Support
2 10 (30.30%) Desktop Support
3 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support
6 2 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) ServiceStack
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) Blackberry
1 23 (69.70%) PDA
2 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (93.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 31 (93.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (78.79%) Windows 7
3 26 (78.79%) Windows XP
4 25 (75.76%) Windows Server
5 24 (72.73%) Windows Vista
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) ITSM
1 24 (72.73%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (39.39%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Customer Insight
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) Presales
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Server Building
5 1 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Validation
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (69.70%) ServiceCenter
2 22 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (12.12%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) HP
2 23 (69.70%) Bomgar
2 23 (69.70%) Peregrine
2 23 (69.70%) Remedy
3 21 (63.64%) Adobe
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) BMC
6 1 (3.03%) CA
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Polycom