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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 619 546
Rank change year-on-year +33 -73  
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 10 30 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.054% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.10% 0.24% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 68
Median daily rate - £211 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £150 £275
% change year-on-year - -45.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.29 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +20.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £13.46 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £25.12 £19.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.29 £16.07
% change year-on-year -19.63% +20.02%  

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 9669 12515 12312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.52% 22.40% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6146 7815 6992
Median daily rate £410 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 685 996
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +1.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

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
Top 10 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 29 April 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 +21 9 - - 4
South East +15 4 - - 1
London +14 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
North West +38 1 - -
Lancashire +7 1 - -
Preston -9 1 - -
City of London -10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (75.76%) Windows XP
3 49 (74.24%) Microsoft
4 43 (65.15%) ITIL
5 35 (53.03%) WebSphere
6 34 (51.52%) Unix
6 34 (51.52%) AIX
6 34 (51.52%) Linux
6 34 (51.52%) Service Management
7 30 (45.45%) ITSM
8 29 (43.94%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (42.42%) IaaS
9 28 (42.42%) Open Source
9 28 (42.42%) SaaS
9 28 (42.42%) PaaS
10 27 (40.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 27 (40.91%) Problem Management
10 27 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
11 25 (37.88%) Data Management
12 24 (36.36%) SLA
13 23 (34.85%) Change Management
13 23 (34.85%) DevOps
14 19 (28.79%) PRINCE2
15 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (25.76%) Release Management
17 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
18 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (21.21%) Windows 7
20 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (19.70%) Data Analysis

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 35 (53.03%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.58%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) SAS
4 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.03%) Apache
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.03%) Jetty
5 2 (3.03%) Mongrel
5 2 (3.03%) nginx
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (42.42%) IaaS
1 28 (42.42%) PaaS
1 28 (42.42%) SaaS
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.03%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) DHCP
2 4 (6.06%) DNS
2 4 (6.06%) LAN
2 4 (6.06%) VPN
2 4 (6.06%) WAN
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) HTTP
3 3 (4.55%) IPsec
3 3 (4.55%) SSL
3 3 (4.55%) VoIP
4 2 (3.03%) BGP
4 2 (3.03%) FTP
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) Intranet
4 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.03%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Local Government
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Analyst
2 17 (25.76%) Support Analyst
3 16 (24.24%) Operations Analyst
4 15 (22.73%) Operational Support Analyst
4 15 (22.73%) Operations Support Analyst
5 11 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Service Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.55%) IT Support
8 3 (4.55%) Linux Support
8 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support
8 3 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) J2EE
2 2 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.18%) Tandem
3 6 (9.09%) NHS
4 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.03%) EPoS
6 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.52%) Clustering
7 1 (1.52%) Life Science
7 1 (1.52%) PKI
7 1 (1.52%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (75.76%) Windows XP
3 34 (51.52%) AIX
3 34 (51.52%) Linux
3 34 (51.52%) Unix
4 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 13 (19.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.06%) Windows NT
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.52%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (65.15%) ITIL
2 34 (51.52%) Service Management
3 30 (45.45%) ITSM
4 28 (42.42%) Open Source
5 27 (40.91%) Problem Management
6 25 (37.88%) Data Management
7 23 (34.85%) Change Management
7 23 (34.85%) DevOps
8 19 (28.79%) PRINCE2
9 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (25.76%) Release Management
11 13 (19.70%) Data Analysis
12 12 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 10 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
15 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
15 4 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
16 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
16 3 (4.55%) Migration
16 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) C
1 2 (3.03%) Java
1 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.03%) CCNA
3 2 (3.03%) CCNP
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) CCA
4 1 (1.52%) CCAA
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (36.36%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 16 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Firmware
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.03%) KVM
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Xen
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
5 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.52%) DameWare
3 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (74.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) LANDesk
4 6 (9.09%) HP
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco
6 4 (6.06%) Dell
7 3 (4.55%) Equitrac
7 3 (4.55%) Juniper
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle
7 3 (4.55%) Remedy
8 2 (3.03%) Avaya
8 2 (3.03%) Capita
8 2 (3.03%) Citrix
8 2 (3.03%) Google
8 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
8 2 (3.03%) Nortel
9 1 (1.52%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.52%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.52%) Sophos
9 1 (1.52%) Wyse
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