Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 685 618 843
Rank change year-on-year -67 +225 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 10 28 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.057% 0.022%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 14
10th Percentile £233 " £105
25th Percentile £264 " £130
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £356 £120 £144
Median % change year-on-year +196.88% -16.52% -57.72%
75th Percentile £441 " £388
90th Percentile £446 £311 "
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £120 £243
% change year-on-year +113.54% -50.52% -25.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £17.01 £15.65
Median % change year-on-year - +8.69% -7.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.01 £15.65
% change year-on-year - +8.69% -2.19%

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 8,975 9,908 18,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 20.04% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,908 6,416 11,966
10th Percentile £185 £143 £156
25th Percentile £338 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £430
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
75th Percentile £549 £525 £538
90th Percentile £638 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 751 1,068
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.68 £13.82 £12.89
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
Median % change year-on-year - +4.48% -0.06%
75th Percentile £43.75 £23.50 £29.31
90th Percentile £58.71 £47.83 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year -2.94% +7.22% +2.29%

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows 2000 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 2000.

Daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 2000 over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 2000.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Top 9 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 18 May 2021. 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 9 £356 +196.88% 1
UK excluding London +22 4 £256 +113.54% 1
London - 4 £450 -
Work from Home - 3 - -
Midlands +5 2 £225 +44.03%
North of England +27 1 £288 +139.58%
Yorkshire +26 1 £288 -
South East +17 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
3 6 (60.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Azure
4 5 (50.00%) AWS
4 5 (50.00%) vSphere
4 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
4 5 (50.00%) Network Design
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) BMC
4 5 (50.00%) CA
4 5 (50.00%) Private Cloud
4 5 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (50.00%) Customer Insight
4 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
4 5 (50.00%) IaaS
4 5 (50.00%) VSAN
4 5 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 5 (50.00%) Storage Management
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (50.00%) Product Requirements
5 3 (30.00%) Linux

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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) GCP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) VSAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (10.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Technician
1 1 (10.00%) Data Technician
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) EJB
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) JAAS
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) JDBC
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) JNDI
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) JTA
1 1 (10.00%) ServiceStack
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) UDDI
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WSDL
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 5 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (20.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (10.00%) HPUX
6 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (10.00%) NetWare
6 1 (10.00%) OS/390
6 1 (10.00%) OS/400
6 1 (10.00%) Solaris
6 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 5 (50.00%) Customer Insight
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
1 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 5 (50.00%) Network Design
1 5 (50.00%) Product Requirements
1 5 (50.00%) Storage Management
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (10.00%) Inventory Control
2 1 (10.00%) Inventory Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (50.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) BMC
2 5 (50.00%) CA
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) 3Com
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Compaq
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat