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 3 months to 28 May 2017 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
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 622 571
Rank change year-on-year +41 -51  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 14 39 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.072% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.31% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 67
Median daily rate £278 £250 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.20% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £110 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £500 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £275
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.15 £15.88 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.89% +7.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £23.55 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £15.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year -13.11% +15.09%  

Windows 2000 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9247 12481 12235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.65% 22.89% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5755 7803 7070
Median daily rate £413 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 638 1012
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.97 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +2.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +3.12%  

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Windows 2000 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 2000 in the UK

Windows 2000
Top 13 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 13 £278 +54.23% 6
London +28 7 £278 +13.46%
South East +30 3 - -
North West +23 2 - - 3
Lancashire +11 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 2 - -
Milton Keynes -11 2 - -
Preston -13 2 - -
West Yorkshire +31 1 - -
Yorkshire +19 1 - -
City of London -1 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 2000 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Windows 2000.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 18 (54.55%) ITIL
4 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
5 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
7 13 (39.39%) Problem Management
8 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (30.30%) LANDesk
9 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
9 9 (27.27%) VMware
9 9 (27.27%) ITSM
10 8 (24.24%) NHS
11 7 (21.21%) SLA
11 7 (21.21%) SCCM
11 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
12 6 (18.18%) HP
12 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
12 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 5 (15.15%) LAN
13 5 (15.15%) Service Management
13 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
14 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
14 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
14 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (12.12%) WAN
14 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP

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%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (9.09%) Intranet
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) ATM
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) SMS
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.06%) Electronics
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Service Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Support
4 3 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) NHS
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.12%) Linux
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.06%) AIX
8 2 (6.06%) Unix
8 2 (6.06%) Windows NT
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.03%) OS/2
9 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Problem Management
3 9 (27.27%) ITSM
3 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Network Management
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Data Management
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) Server Patching
8 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) MCSE
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Firmware
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) DameWare
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) LANDesk
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) Equitrac
7 2 (6.06%) Remedy
7 2 (6.06%) Wyse
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) McAfee
8 1 (3.03%) Nortel
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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