Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 753 798
Rank change year-on-year -55 +45 -96
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 58 98 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.10% 0.078%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 58 39
UK median daily rate £240 £335 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.36% +139.29% -53.33%
10th Percentile £169 £144 £107
90th Percentile £403 £429 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £335 £165
% change year-on-year -15.67% +103.65% -40.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 23
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.23% +19.56%
10th Percentile £14.11 £11.85 £10.20
90th Percentile £28.50 £23.75 £43.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.65 £13.70 £16.14
% change year-on-year +6.93% -15.12% +15.29%

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 20,676 19,990 23,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.68% 21.00% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,249 12,642 13,846
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £190 £190
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,244 1,274 1,710
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.88% +6.45%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -62 54 £220 -34.33% 13
UK excluding London -38 33 £283 -15.67% 9
London -18 25 £173 -50.71% 4
South East -6 13 £220 +27.54% 5
North of England -13 13 £420 +25.37% 2
Yorkshire -1 8 - -
North East +24 3 - -
East of England -19 3 £240 -16.52% 1
North West +3 2 £420 +25.37% 2
Wales - 2 £325 -
Scotland - 2 £400 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.83%) Windows 7
4 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
5 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (37.93%) Unix
7 20 (34.48%) Windows XP
7 20 (34.48%) Change Management
7 20 (34.48%) VMware
8 19 (32.76%) Management Information System
9 17 (29.31%) Service Delivery
9 17 (29.31%) HP
10 16 (27.59%) WAN
10 16 (27.59%) ITIL
11 15 (25.86%) Information Security
12 14 (24.14%) LAN
13 13 (22.41%) Cisco
13 13 (22.41%) SAN
13 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
14 12 (20.69%) SCCM
14 12 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (20.69%) SLA
14 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (18.97%) Performance Management
15 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
16 10 (17.24%) Windows Vista
16 10 (17.24%) PMO
16 10 (17.24%) Asset Management

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 9 (15.52%) IIS
2 8 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) KANA IQ
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.59%) WAN
2 14 (24.14%) LAN
3 13 (22.41%) SAN
4 8 (13.79%) DNS
5 7 (12.07%) NAS
6 6 (10.34%) DHCP
6 6 (10.34%) IP Telephony
6 6 (10.34%) VLAN
6 6 (10.34%) VPN
7 5 (8.62%) 3GPP
7 5 (8.62%) ATM
7 5 (8.62%) CDMA
7 5 (8.62%) Firewall
7 5 (8.62%) GPRS
7 5 (8.62%) GSM
7 5 (8.62%) PSTN
7 5 (8.62%) UMTS
7 5 (8.62%) VoLTE
7 5 (8.62%) VoWiFi
7 5 (8.62%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Service Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (13.79%) Service Desk Support
5 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (12.07%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (12.07%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Active Directory Support
6 6 (10.34%) Telephony Support
7 5 (8.62%) Core Network Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
7 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Ajax
1 7 (12.07%) CSS
1 7 (12.07%) HTML
1 7 (12.07%) jQuery
1 7 (12.07%) XML
1 7 (12.07%) X-Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.07%) EMC Centera
2 7 (12.07%) EMC VMAX
2 7 (12.07%) EMC VNX
2 7 (12.07%) EMC VNXe
2 7 (12.07%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (12.07%) Replication
3 5 (8.62%) NHS
4 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.17%) Clustering
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.17%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.72%) Life Science
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Windows 7
3 24 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (37.93%) Unix
5 20 (34.48%) Windows XP
6 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
6 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (17.24%) Windows Vista
8 9 (15.52%) AIX
8 9 (15.52%) Linux
8 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (15.52%) Solaris
9 7 (12.07%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (12.07%) Windows NT
10 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Change Management
2 17 (29.31%) Service Delivery
3 16 (27.59%) ITIL
4 15 (25.86%) Information Security
5 11 (18.97%) Performance Management
5 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
6 10 (17.24%) Asset Management
7 8 (13.79%) Data Protection
7 8 (13.79%) Feasibility Study
7 8 (13.79%) Service Management
8 7 (12.07%) BCP
8 7 (12.07%) Break/Fix
8 7 (12.07%) Front End Development
8 7 (12.07%) Investment Management
8 7 (12.07%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (12.07%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (12.07%) SDLC
8 7 (12.07%) Web Development
8 7 (12.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
1 7 (12.07%) VBScript
2 3 (5.17%) Perl
2 3 (5.17%) Python
2 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) HNC
1 8 (13.79%) MCP
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) CCNA
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.62%) CCNP
4 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) Degree
5 3 (5.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.69%) SLA
2 10 (17.24%) PMO
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 7 (12.07%) Firmware
5 7 (12.07%) SRDF
5 7 (12.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (6.90%) vSphere
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) SCCM
2 7 (12.07%) EMC TimeFinder
2 7 (12.07%) NetApp OnCommand
2 7 (12.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (8.62%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 20 (34.48%) VMware
3 17 (29.31%) HP
4 13 (22.41%) Cisco
5 10 (17.24%) EMC
6 7 (12.07%) 3PAR
6 7 (12.07%) Brocade
6 7 (12.07%) KANA
6 7 (12.07%) NetApp
6 7 (12.07%) Veritas
7 5 (8.62%) Huawei
7 5 (8.62%) Ivanti
7 5 (8.62%) Sybase
8 4 (6.90%) Citrix
8 4 (6.90%) Symantec
9 3 (5.17%) Dell
9 3 (5.17%) Wyse
10 2 (3.45%) IBM
10 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.45%) Sun