Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 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 (Win2K)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 806 787
Rank change year-on-year -38 -19 -183
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 32 73 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.31% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 74
UK median daily rate £220 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.31% +13.04% -5.74%
10th Percentile £170 £105 £169
90th Percentile £267 £471 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £300 £281
% change year-on-year -26.67% +6.67% -3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
UK median hourly rate £14.20 £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -4.69% +18.52%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £19.56 £17.25 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £14.23 £13.25
% change year-on-year -0.18% +7.36% -1.85%

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 20253 23578 24766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.80% 22.10% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12729 14854 14567
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £183 £206 £185
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1263 1941
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.28 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%

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 24 September 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 2000 over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Top 8 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 24 September 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 -7 32 £220 - 1
UK excluding London +23 24 £220 -26.67% 1
North of England +79 14 £190 -45.71% 1
Yorkshire +46 9 - - 1
London -20 8 £278 -20.57%
South East +12 7 £220 +46.67%
North West +22 5 £190 -45.71%
East of England -4 3 £240 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 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.

1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (53.13%) Service Delivery
4 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
6 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
7 12 (37.50%) ITIL
8 11 (34.38%) LAN
8 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
9 10 (31.25%) WAN
9 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 9 (28.13%) Unix
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (25.00%) HP
11 8 (25.00%) VMware
11 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Vista
12 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (21.88%) CCNA
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
13 6 (18.75%) Internet
13 6 (18.75%) LANDesk
13 6 (18.75%) SCCM
13 6 (18.75%) Service Management
13 6 (18.75%) DameWare
13 6 (18.75%) Firewall
13 6 (18.75%) ITSM

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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Acrobat
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) LAN
2 10 (31.25%) WAN
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) Internet
4 5 (15.63%) 3GPP
4 5 (15.63%) ATM
4 5 (15.63%) CDMA
4 5 (15.63%) DHCP
4 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 5 (15.63%) GPRS
4 5 (15.63%) GSM
4 5 (15.63%) ISDN
4 5 (15.63%) PSTN
4 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.63%) UMTS
4 5 (15.63%) VoLTE
4 5 (15.63%) VoWiFi
4 5 (15.63%) WCDMA
5 4 (12.50%) Intranet
6 3 (9.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.13%) Back Office
1 1 (3.13%) Billing
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Service Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) IT Support
5 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
7 3 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
8 2 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
8 2 (6.25%) Deskside Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) IT Technician
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) NHS
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) PDA
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
5 9 (28.13%) Unix
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Vista
7 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
7 5 (15.63%) Windows NT
8 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (6.25%) Linux
10 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Service Delivery
2 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
4 6 (18.75%) ITSM
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security
6 4 (12.50%) Network Management
6 4 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (9.38%) Change Management
8 2 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) High Availability
9 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) CCNA
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) HNC
3 4 (12.50%) MCP
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) DameWare
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) LANDesk
4 5 (15.63%) Dell
4 5 (15.63%) Huawei
4 5 (15.63%) Sybase
5 4 (12.50%) Wyse
6 3 (9.38%) Remedy
7 2 (6.25%) Adobe
7 2 (6.25%) Bomgar
7 2 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) Lumension
8 1 (3.13%) McAfee
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat