Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 810 819
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -124
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 64 35 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.039% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 37
UK median daily rate £340 £200 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -16.67% -15.79%
10th Percentile £160 £110 £110
90th Percentile £472 £325 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £195 £211
% change year-on-year +66.67% -7.36% -23.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 9
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £14.82 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.69% -8.16% +7.60%
10th Percentile £14.13 £10.50 £11.40
90th Percentile £25.00 £24.13 £30.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.70
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.24% +8.24%

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 20,851 18,634 23,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.69% 20.63% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,195 11,788 14,479
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £205
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,344 1,118 1,382
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +5.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.51
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.85 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.06% -3.94% +4.76%

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 May 2018. 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 -22 59 £360 +80.00% 3
UK excluding London -4 36 £325 +66.67% 2
London -34 27 £364 +81.88% 1
North of England +5 26 £360 +10.77% 2
North West -1 15 £400 - 2
Yorkshire -7 7 £150 -
South East -21 5 - -
North East +8 4 £263 -19.23%
Wales - 2 £325 -
Scotland - 2 £345 -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
4 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (42.19%) Windows 7
5 25 (39.06%) Unix
6 24 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 24 (37.50%) DNS
7 22 (34.38%) VMware
7 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
8 20 (31.25%) SCCM
8 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (28.13%) DHCP
11 16 (25.00%) ITIL
11 16 (25.00%) Linux
11 16 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 15 (23.44%) Problem Management
12 15 (23.44%) Windows NT
13 14 (21.88%) AIX
13 14 (21.88%) Solaris
13 14 (21.88%) SLA
14 13 (20.31%) SAN
14 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
14 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
15 12 (18.75%) HP
16 11 (17.19%) EMC
16 11 (17.19%) Cisco
16 11 (17.19%) IBM
16 11 (17.19%) Management Information System

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 (12.50%) IIS
1 8 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) JBoss
3 2 (3.13%) Jetty
3 2 (3.13%) OpenCms
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.13%) BrowserStack
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.13%) GitHub
5 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (37.50%) DNS
2 18 (28.13%) DHCP
3 13 (20.31%) SAN
4 10 (15.63%) VLAN
5 9 (14.06%) VPN
6 8 (12.50%) DMZ
6 8 (12.50%) Firewall
6 8 (12.50%) LAN
6 8 (12.50%) WAN
7 4 (6.25%) IP Telephony
8 3 (4.69%) 3GPP
8 3 (4.69%) ATM
8 3 (4.69%) CDMA
8 3 (4.69%) GPRS
8 3 (4.69%) GSM
8 3 (4.69%) Internet
8 3 (4.69%) ISDN
8 3 (4.69%) PSTN
8 3 (4.69%) UMTS
8 3 (4.69%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) DB2
1 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
1 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Ant
1 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.13%) FitNesse
1 2 (3.13%) Gatling
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Gradle
1 2 (3.13%) IntelliJ
1 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
1 2 (3.13%) JDeveloper
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.13%) JUnit
1 2 (3.13%) Maven
1 2 (3.13%) Mockito
1 2 (3.13%) Sahi
1 2 (3.13%) Selenium
1 2 (3.13%) Subversion
1 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
1 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Architect
2 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support
2 9 (14.06%) Server Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Support
5 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (6.25%) IT Support
6 4 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Telephony Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) Ajax
2 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) DOM
2 2 (3.13%) EJB
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (3.13%) Java RMI
2 2 (3.13%) JAXB
2 2 (3.13%) JDBC
2 2 (3.13%) JMS
2 2 (3.13%) JSP
2 2 (3.13%) JTS
2 2 (3.13%) SAX
2 2 (3.13%) Servlets
2 2 (3.13%) SOAP
2 2 (3.13%) Struts
2 2 (3.13%) UDDI
2 2 (3.13%) WSDL
2 2 (3.13%) XSLT
2 2 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.94%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.81%) Clustering
3 5 (7.81%) PKI
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) EMC Centera
6 2 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.13%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.13%) Life Science
6 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.13%) Replication
6 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows 7
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (39.06%) Unix
4 24 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
6 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (25.00%) Linux
8 15 (23.44%) Windows NT
9 14 (21.88%) AIX
9 14 (21.88%) Solaris
10 10 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Vista
12 4 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
13 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 15 (23.44%) Problem Management
3 9 (14.06%) ITIL V3
3 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 6 (9.38%) Information Security
5 6 (9.38%) Migration
6 5 (7.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.81%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (7.81%) Server Building
7 4 (6.25%) CRM
7 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (6.25%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.25%) Service Management
8 3 (4.69%) Change Management
8 3 (4.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.94%) VBScript
3 3 (4.69%) Perl
3 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.69%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) Java 8
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) HNC
3 6 (9.38%) MCP
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.69%) CCNA
4 3 (4.69%) CCNP
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.13%) MCSA
5 2 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) PMO
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) Hyper-V
3 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (9.38%) Docker
6 5 (7.81%) vSphere
7 2 (3.13%) Firmware
7 2 (3.13%) SRDF
7 2 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.56%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (31.25%) SCCM
2 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.38%) vCenter Server
3 5 (7.81%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (6.25%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.13%) EMC TimeFinder
5 2 (3.13%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) HP
4 11 (17.19%) Cisco
4 11 (17.19%) EMC
4 11 (17.19%) IBM
5 8 (12.50%) Citrix
5 8 (12.50%) Hitachi
5 8 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 8 (12.50%) Sun
6 7 (10.94%) Dell
6 7 (10.94%) Palo Alto
7 6 (9.38%) Symantec
8 5 (7.81%) McAfee
9 4 (6.25%) BMC
10 3 (4.69%) Huawei
10 3 (4.69%) Ivanti
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle
10 3 (4.69%) Sybase
10 3 (4.69%) Wyse