Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 818 783
Rank change year-on-year -10 -35 -154
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 43 73 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.069% 0.096%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.32% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 55
UK median daily rate £220 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £170 £106 £137
90th Percentile £267 £478 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £300 £294
% change year-on-year -26.67% +2.13% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 23
UK median hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% -6.25% +20.87%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.75 £10.10
90th Percentile £30.40 £17.25 £19.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £13.70 £14.13
% change year-on-year +3.65% -3.01% +4.82%

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 20698 23162 24562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 21.97% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13083 14563 14466
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £185
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1231 1284 1937
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.03% - +3.23%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -7 43 £220 -37.14% 2
UK excluding London +28 34 £220 -26.67% 2
North of England +89 17 £190 -52.80% 1
South East +17 14 £220 +46.67% 1
Yorkshire +34 10 - - 1
London -12 9 £278 -30.50%
North West +31 4 £190 -45.71%
East of England -24 3 £240 +14.29%
North East - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
3 18 (41.86%) Service Delivery
4 17 (39.53%) Windows XP
5 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
6 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
7 12 (27.91%) LAN
7 12 (27.91%) ITIL
7 12 (27.91%) VMware
8 11 (25.58%) Change Management
8 11 (25.58%) WAN
9 10 (23.26%) Unix
9 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
9 10 (23.26%) HP
10 9 (20.93%) VBScript
10 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
11 8 (18.60%) IIS
11 8 (18.60%) DNS
11 8 (18.60%) DHCP
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Vista
11 8 (18.60%) Proactive Monitoring
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
12 7 (16.28%) jQuery
12 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
12 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (16.28%) Relational Database

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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.60%) IIS
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Acrobat
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) KANA IQ
2 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) LAN
2 11 (25.58%) WAN
3 8 (18.60%) DHCP
3 8 (18.60%) DNS
4 5 (11.63%) 3GPP
4 5 (11.63%) ATM
4 5 (11.63%) CDMA
4 5 (11.63%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) GPRS
4 5 (11.63%) GSM
4 5 (11.63%) Internet
4 5 (11.63%) ISDN
4 5 (11.63%) PSTN
4 5 (11.63%) UMTS
4 5 (11.63%) VoLTE
4 5 (11.63%) VoWiFi
4 5 (11.63%) WCDMA
5 4 (9.30%) SAN
5 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.98%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Service Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (16.28%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 5 (11.63%) Core Network Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.30%) IT Support
7 4 (9.30%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Ajax
1 7 (16.28%) CSS
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
1 7 (16.28%) jQuery
1 7 (16.28%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) NHS
3 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.30%) Clustering
4 3 (6.98%) PKI
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (39.53%) Windows XP
4 15 (34.88%) Windows 7
5 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
6 10 (23.26%) Unix
7 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (18.60%) Windows Vista
8 5 (11.63%) Windows NT
9 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
9 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (4.65%) Linux
11 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Service Delivery
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 11 (25.58%) Change Management
4 8 (18.60%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
5 7 (16.28%) ITSM
5 7 (16.28%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
5 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
5 7 (16.28%) SDLC
5 7 (16.28%) Web Development
6 6 (13.95%) Service Management
7 5 (11.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.63%) Feasibility Study
7 5 (11.63%) Information Security
8 4 (9.30%) Server Building
9 3 (6.98%) Network Management
9 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) Trend Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) VBScript
2 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) CCNA
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNP
2 5 (11.63%) HNC
2 5 (11.63%) MCP
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) PMO
3 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) vSphere
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) DameWare
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) HP
4 7 (16.28%) KANA
5 5 (11.63%) Huawei
5 5 (11.63%) LANDesk
5 5 (11.63%) Sybase
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 4 (9.30%) Dell
6 4 (9.30%) Symantec
7 3 (6.98%) McAfee
7 3 (6.98%) Remedy
7 3 (6.98%) Wyse
8 2 (4.65%) Adobe
8 2 (4.65%) Bomgar
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco
9 1 (2.33%) Lumension
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat