Period
to 18 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 504 798 849
Rank change year-on-year +294 +51 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 9 38 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.043% 0.055%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 13
Median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +63.64%
10th Percentile £182 £105 £147
90th Percentile £419 £400 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -44.00% +11.94% +52.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.59% +10.92%
10th Percentile £15.81 £12.70 £10.90
90th Percentile £19.75 £16.90 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.30
% change year-on-year +9.38% +4.58% +7.75%

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 5,597 18,421 21,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 20.63% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,371 11,495 13,221
Median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - -
10th Percentile £175 £150 £170
90th Percentile £625 £619 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 1,243 1,524
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.89 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.17
% change year-on-year +15.15% +2.07% -2.03%

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 September 2020.

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 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 18 September 2020. 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 +310 9 £413 +10.00%
UK excluding London +257 6 £210 -44.00%
North of England +140 3 - -
London +211 2 £413 +186.96%
South East +190 1 £120 +4.35%
Midlands +107 1 - -
North West +90 1 - -
Yorkshire +79 1 - -
East Midlands +62 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Azure
5 3 (33.33%) AWS
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
5 3 (33.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) vRealize
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) AWS
1 3 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) WebEx
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Architect
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Data Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Deadline-Driven
3 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ECDL
1 1 (11.11%) HND
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 2 (22.22%) vRealize
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Bomgar
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Peregrine
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Siebel