Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 841 786
Rank change year-on-year -35 -55 +28
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 33 54 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.052% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.25% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 62
UK median daily rate £445 £220 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +102.27% -34.33% +45.34%
10th Percentile £208 £170 £182
90th Percentile £482 £260 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £220 £335
% change year-on-year +102.27% -34.33% +32.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 13
UK median hourly rate £15.30 £15.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +5.08% -8.61%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £15.98 £30.00 £20.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £13.70
% change year-on-year +7.75% +3.65% -15.12%

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 22,093 21,493 21,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.96% 20.82% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,699 13,722 13,678
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £163 £170 £193
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,490 1,276 1,287
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.40% +7.43% -1.27%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.62 £15.63
% change year-on-year -0.74% +6.38% -2.77%

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 13 December 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
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 13 December 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 -30 33 £445 +102.27% 4
UK excluding London -20 30 £445 +102.27% 4
North of England -7 21 £460 +141.84% 2
Yorkshire -4 15 £155 - 1
North West -17 6 £474 +149.47% 1
East of England +6 5 - - 1
London 0 3 - -
South East -20 3 - - 1
Midlands - 1 £310 -
East Midlands - 1 £310 -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Windows XP
3 23 (69.70%) Unix
4 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 22 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 17 (51.52%) MCSE
5 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (42.42%) Internet
7 14 (42.42%) MCP
7 14 (42.42%) HNC
7 14 (42.42%) MCSA
7 14 (42.42%) Windows Vista
8 9 (27.27%) DNS
9 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
9 8 (24.24%) SAN
10 7 (21.21%) Firewall
10 7 (21.21%) Windows NT
10 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
10 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
11 6 (18.18%) IIS
11 6 (18.18%) Linux
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (15.15%) DMZ
12 5 (15.15%) Hitachi
12 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 5 (15.15%) IBM
12 5 (15.15%) EMC

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 6 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) CATIA
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Internet
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) SAN
4 7 (21.21%) Firewall
5 5 (15.15%) DMZ
5 5 (15.15%) VLAN
6 4 (12.12%) DHCP
7 3 (9.09%) NAS
8 2 (6.06%) Broadband
8 2 (6.06%) SMS
8 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.03%) BGP
9 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.03%) LAN
9 1 (3.03%) Network Security
9 1 (3.03%) VPN
9 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Service Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.15%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support
7 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Windows XP
3 23 (69.70%) Unix
4 22 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 14 (42.42%) Windows Vista
6 7 (21.21%) Windows NT
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
7 6 (18.18%) Linux
7 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (15.15%) AIX
8 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Solaris
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL
1 3 (9.09%) Server Hardening
2 2 (6.06%) Change Management
2 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
2 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.06%) High Availability
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL V2
2 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
2 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
2 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (6.06%) Server Management
3 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.03%) Presales
3 1 (3.03%) Release Management
3 1 (3.03%) Server Patching
3 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) MCSE
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (42.42%) HNC
2 14 (42.42%) MCP
2 14 (42.42%) MCSA
3 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) EMC
2 5 (15.15%) Hitachi
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
2 5 (15.15%) Palo Alto
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.15%) Sun
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Intel
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Sophos
6 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) IFS
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Opsware