Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 839 836
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 39 42 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.043% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 30
UK median daily rate £445 £220 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +102.27% -37.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £136 £170 £106
90th Percentile £493 £267 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £220 £313
% change year-on-year +71.59% -29.60% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 12
UK median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% -6.89% -4.69%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.25 £11.04
90th Percentile £24.28 £30.40 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £14.75
% change year-on-year +7.75% -3.73% +13.46%

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 21,447 20,519 23,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.81% 20.85% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,237 12,929 14,666
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £163 £176 £205
90th Percentile £608 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.47% - +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,514 1,224 1,298
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.90 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.81% +5.03% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Top 11 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 15 October 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 -27 39 £445 +102.27% 4
UK excluding London -28 33 £378 +71.59% 4
North of England -12 24 £445 +134.21%
Yorkshire -16 13 £153 -
North West -9 9 £474 +149.47%
London -6 6 £500 +79.86%
East of England -5 5 - -
South East -13 3 - - 2
North East -3 2 - -
Midlands - 1 £310 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £310 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows XP
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 23 (58.97%) Unix
4 22 (56.41%) Windows 7
5 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
7 14 (35.90%) DNS
7 14 (35.90%) MCSE
7 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (28.21%) Internet
8 11 (28.21%) MCSA
8 11 (28.21%) MCP
8 11 (28.21%) HNC
8 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
8 11 (28.21%) Windows Vista
9 10 (25.64%) Windows NT
9 10 (25.64%) SAN
9 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
10 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (23.08%) Firewall
10 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) SCCM
10 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) VMware
11 8 (20.51%) IBM
11 8 (20.51%) AIX
11 8 (20.51%) Solaris
12 7 (17.95%) DMZ
12 7 (17.95%) Hitachi

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 7 (17.95%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) CATIA
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) DNS
2 11 (28.21%) Internet
3 10 (25.64%) SAN
4 9 (23.08%) Firewall
5 7 (17.95%) DHCP
5 7 (17.95%) DMZ
5 7 (17.95%) VLAN
6 3 (7.69%) NAS
7 2 (5.13%) Broadband
7 2 (5.13%) VPN
7 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.56%) IMAP
8 1 (2.56%) Network Security
8 1 (2.56%) SMS
8 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Service Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
3 7 (17.95%) Technical Architect
4 6 (15.38%) IT Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Storage Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows XP
3 23 (58.97%) Unix
4 22 (56.41%) Windows 7
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Vista
6 10 (25.64%) Windows NT
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (20.51%) AIX
8 8 (20.51%) Solaris
9 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (17.95%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (7.69%) Server Hardening
3 3 (7.69%) Server Management
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) High Availability
4 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL V2
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.13%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Server Building
4 2 (5.13%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) C
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) MCSE
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.21%) HNC
2 11 (28.21%) MCP
2 11 (28.21%) MCSA
2 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.56%) MetaFrame
5 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) IBM
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) EMC
3 7 (17.95%) Hitachi
3 7 (17.95%) Palo Alto
3 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.95%) Sun
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 3 (7.69%) HP
5 3 (7.69%) Intel
6 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) McAfee
6 2 (5.13%) Sophos
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) Computacenter