Period
to 22 August 2018

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 22 August 2018 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 842 842
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -87
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 59 31 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.032% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 34
UK median daily rate £374 £220 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.89% -26.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £149 £170 £105
90th Percentile £496 £292 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £205 £220
% change year-on-year +75.61% -6.82% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 8
UK median hourly rate £15.65 £14.20 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.21% -1.90% -9.53%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £25.00 £19.56 £19.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £13.70
% change year-on-year +7.75% +3.65% -14.38%

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 21,220 19,961 24,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.78% 20.81% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,184 12,541 15,201
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £188 £209
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,486 1,144 1,269
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.73 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%

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 22 August 2018.

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 22 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Top 10 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 22 August 2018. 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 -16 57 £388 +76.14% 3
UK excluding London -24 39 £360 +75.61% 2
North of England +9 32 £380 +100.00% 1
North West -7 19 £445 +134.21%
London -16 19 £388 +39.39% 1
Yorkshire -18 9 £153 - 1
East of England -1 5 - -
North East - 4 £263 -
South East -10 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £290 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2018, 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (66.10%) Active Directory
3 28 (47.46%) Windows XP
3 28 (47.46%) DNS
4 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
4 26 (44.07%) Windows 7
5 25 (42.37%) Unix
6 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (32.20%) DHCP
8 18 (30.51%) Linux
8 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Office
8 18 (30.51%) VMware
8 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
9 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
9 17 (28.81%) SCCM
10 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
11 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (25.42%) AIX
11 15 (25.42%) Solaris
11 15 (25.42%) Windows NT
12 14 (23.73%) IBM
12 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
13 13 (22.03%) Web Services
14 12 (20.34%) Firewall
15 11 (18.64%) DMZ
15 11 (18.64%) Hitachi
15 11 (18.64%) Red Hat
15 11 (18.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 11 (18.64%) ITIL
15 11 (18.64%) IIS

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 11 (18.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) JBoss
2 2 (3.39%) Jetty
2 2 (3.39%) OpenCms
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.17%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) BrowserStack
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (47.46%) DNS
2 19 (32.20%) DHCP
3 12 (20.34%) Firewall
4 11 (18.64%) DMZ
4 11 (18.64%) SAN
4 11 (18.64%) VLAN
5 7 (11.86%) Internet
6 6 (10.17%) VPN
7 2 (3.39%) Broadband
7 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.69%) IMAP
8 1 (1.69%) LAN
8 1 (1.69%) Network Security
8 1 (1.69%) SMS
8 1 (1.69%) SSL
8 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) DB2
1 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.39%) MySQL
1 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Ant
1 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
1 2 (3.39%) Gatling
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Gradle
1 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
1 2 (3.39%) Jasmine
1 2 (3.39%) JDeveloper
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) JUnit
1 2 (3.39%) Maven
1 2 (3.39%) Mockito
1 2 (3.39%) Sahi
1 2 (3.39%) Selenium
1 2 (3.39%) Subversion
1 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
1 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Architect
2 11 (18.64%) Desktop Support
3 10 (16.95%) Server Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Technical Architect
5 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Service Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) IT Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) IT Support
7 5 (8.47%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Server Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Windows Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) Ajax
2 2 (3.39%) DOM
2 2 (3.39%) Ehcache
2 2 (3.39%) Guice
2 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.39%) Java RMI
2 2 (3.39%) JAXB
2 2 (3.39%) JMS
2 2 (3.39%) JNDI
2 2 (3.39%) JPA
2 2 (3.39%) jQuery
2 2 (3.39%) JTA
2 2 (3.39%) JTS
2 2 (3.39%) OC4J
2 2 (3.39%) SAX
2 2 (3.39%) Spring
2 2 (3.39%) UDDI
2 2 (3.39%) WSDL
2 2 (3.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.47%) Clustering
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.39%) Life Science
4 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Windows XP
3 26 (44.07%) Windows 7
4 25 (42.37%) Unix
5 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (30.51%) Linux
6 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
7 15 (25.42%) AIX
7 15 (25.42%) Solaris
7 15 (25.42%) Windows NT
7 15 (25.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (18.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (18.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 9 (15.25%) Windows Vista
10 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (6.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Problem Management
3 6 (10.17%) ITIL V3
4 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.47%) Migration
4 5 (8.47%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (8.47%) Server Building
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.08%) Server Management
6 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.39%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.39%) DevOps
7 2 (3.39%) Dynamic Pricing
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.39%) Microservices
7 2 (3.39%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.86%) VBScript
3 3 (5.08%) SQL
4 2 (3.39%) C
4 2 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) Java 8
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) HNC
3 7 (11.86%) MCP
3 7 (11.86%) MCSA
3 7 (11.86%) MCSE
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 39 (66.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.17%) Docker
4 6 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.47%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.69%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (28.81%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.47%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) vCenter Server
4 4 (6.78%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.51%) VMware
3 14 (23.73%) IBM
4 11 (18.64%) EMC
4 11 (18.64%) Hitachi
4 11 (18.64%) Red Hat
4 11 (18.64%) Sun
5 10 (16.95%) Palo Alto
6 9 (15.25%) Cisco
7 6 (10.17%) Citrix
8 5 (8.47%) HP
8 5 (8.47%) McAfee
9 4 (6.78%) BMC
9 4 (6.78%) Dell
9 4 (6.78%) Symantec
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle
11 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.39%) Google
11 2 (3.39%) Juniper
11 2 (3.39%) Sophos