Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 834 724
Rank change year-on-year +20 -110 -131
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 28 67 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.061% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.27% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 35 103
UK median daily rate £190 £280 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.14% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £170 £106 £200
90th Percentile £300 £525 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £251 £280
% change year-on-year -24.15% -10.54% -8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 18
UK median hourly rate £14.20 £15.25 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -5.10% +7.13%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.10 £21.00 £29.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.60 £13.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year -7.52% -14.84% +9.40%

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 19817 24575 24657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.66% 22.33% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12502 15455 14278
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £195 £213 £181
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1144 1320 1941
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.10% +1.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.53 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.04% +2.32%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 2017. 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 27 £190 -20.83%
UK excluding London +30 16 £190 -24.15%
London +4 11 £278 -7.33%
North of England +57 10 £190 -39.68%
Yorkshire +27 6 - -
South East +24 5 - -
North West +27 4 £190 -45.71%
Midlands +22 1 £180 -
East Midlands -13 1 £180 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) ITIL
3 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 15 (53.57%) Windows XP
4 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
8 10 (35.71%) LANDesk
8 10 (35.71%) Problem Management
9 9 (32.14%) LAN
10 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 8 (28.57%) WAN
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (28.57%) SCCM
11 7 (25.00%) VMware
11 7 (25.00%) SLA
12 6 (21.43%) HP
12 6 (21.43%) Service Management
12 6 (21.43%) ITSM
12 6 (21.43%) NHS
12 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
13 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (17.86%) Network Management
13 5 (17.86%) Intranet
13 5 (17.86%) Internet
13 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification

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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.57%) IIS
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) Internet
3 5 (17.86%) Intranet
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) Broadband
6 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) SNMP
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (3.57%) 3G
7 1 (3.57%) DMZ
7 1 (3.57%) NAS
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Billing
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
1 1 (3.57%) Local Government
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Service Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) NHS
2 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
5 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
6 1 (3.57%) Clustering
6 1 (3.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
2 15 (53.57%) Windows XP
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.29%) Windows Vista
8 3 (10.71%) Unix
9 2 (7.14%) Linux
9 2 (7.14%) Windows NT
10 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
3 10 (35.71%) Problem Management
4 6 (21.43%) ITSM
4 6 (21.43%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) Network Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.71%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.71%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.57%) High Availability
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) HNC
2 3 (10.71%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) DameWare
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) LANDesk
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 6 (21.43%) HP
5 5 (17.86%) Dell
6 4 (14.29%) Wyse
7 3 (10.71%) Citrix
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.57%) Symantec