Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 793 786
Rank change year-on-year -47 -7 -129
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 54 104 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.10% 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.48% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 62 49
UK median daily rate £220 £335 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +45.34% -17.31%
10th Percentile £170 £182 £108
90th Percentile £260 £436 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £335 £253
% change year-on-year -34.33% +32.67% -2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 31
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% -8.61% +24.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.00 £20.23 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £13.70 £16.14
% change year-on-year +3.65% -15.12% +19.78%

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 21502 21844 24176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.81% 21.14% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13725 13763 14343
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £186
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1269 1288 1893
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.90 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.62 £15.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year +7.19% -3.55% +0.44%

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 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 12 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 12 December 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 -63 53 £220 -34.33% 2
UK excluding London -24 35 £220 -34.33% 2
London -14 19 £180 -50.34%
North of England +16 17 £190 -43.28% 1
South East -2 13 £220 +12.82% 1
Yorkshire +30 11 - - 1
East of England -14 4 £240 +14.29%
North East +33 3 - -
North West +7 3 £190 -43.28%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (42.59%) Windows 7
5 21 (38.89%) Change Management
6 19 (35.19%) Service Delivery
6 19 (35.19%) Unix
7 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 18 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 18 (33.33%) VMware
8 17 (31.48%) HP
8 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (29.63%) WAN
10 15 (27.78%) ITIL
11 14 (25.93%) LAN
11 14 (25.93%) Information Security
11 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
12 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
12 12 (22.22%) PMO
13 11 (20.37%) Windows Vista
13 11 (20.37%) Performance Management
13 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (20.37%) SAN
14 10 (18.52%) Cisco
14 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
15 9 (16.67%) ITSM
15 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
16 8 (14.81%) NAS

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 7 (12.96%) IIS
2 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.70%) Acrobat
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) KANA IQ
2 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) WAN
2 14 (25.93%) LAN
3 11 (20.37%) SAN
4 8 (14.81%) NAS
5 6 (11.11%) DHCP
5 6 (11.11%) DNS
6 5 (9.26%) 3G
6 5 (9.26%) 3GPP
6 5 (9.26%) ATM
6 5 (9.26%) CDMA
6 5 (9.26%) GPRS
6 5 (9.26%) GSM
6 5 (9.26%) Internet
6 5 (9.26%) ISDN
6 5 (9.26%) PSTN
6 5 (9.26%) UMTS
6 5 (9.26%) VoLTE
6 5 (9.26%) VoWiFi
6 5 (9.26%) VPN
6 5 (9.26%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (12.96%) Banking
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
1 13 (24.07%) Service Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Support
4 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (12.96%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 5 (9.26%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
5 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.41%) Deskside Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Ajax
1 7 (12.96%) CSS
1 7 (12.96%) HTML
1 7 (12.96%) jQuery
1 7 (12.96%) XML
1 7 (12.96%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 7 (12.96%) EMC Centera
3 7 (12.96%) EMC VMAX
3 7 (12.96%) EMC VNX
3 7 (12.96%) EMC VNXe
3 7 (12.96%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (12.96%) NHS
3 7 (12.96%) Replication
4 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.56%) Clustering
5 3 (5.56%) PKI
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) PDA
7 1 (1.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (42.59%) Windows 7
4 19 (35.19%) Unix
5 18 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 11 (20.37%) Windows Vista
9 7 (12.96%) AIX
9 7 (12.96%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (12.96%) Linux
9 7 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (12.96%) Solaris
10 5 (9.26%) Windows NT
10 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Change Management
2 19 (35.19%) Service Delivery
3 15 (27.78%) ITIL
4 14 (25.93%) Information Security
5 11 (20.37%) Performance Management
6 9 (16.67%) ITSM
6 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 8 (14.81%) Service Management
8 7 (12.96%) Asset Management
8 7 (12.96%) Break/Fix
8 7 (12.96%) Data Protection
8 7 (12.96%) Feasibility Study
8 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
8 7 (12.96%) Investment Management
8 7 (12.96%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (12.96%) SDLC
8 7 (12.96%) Web Development
8 7 (12.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) VBScript
2 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) Python
3 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) CCNA
1 7 (12.96%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (12.96%) HNC
1 7 (12.96%) MCP
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) PMO
2 7 (12.96%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (12.96%) Firmware
4 7 (12.96%) SRDF
4 7 (12.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) EMC TimeFinder
1 7 (12.96%) NetApp OnCommand
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
1 7 (12.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (7.41%) DameWare
2 4 (7.41%) vCenter Server
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (33.33%) VMware
3 17 (31.48%) HP
4 10 (18.52%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) 3PAR
5 7 (12.96%) Brocade
5 7 (12.96%) EMC
5 7 (12.96%) KANA
5 7 (12.96%) NetApp
5 7 (12.96%) Veritas
6 5 (9.26%) Huawei
6 5 (9.26%) Sybase
7 4 (7.41%) LANDesk
8 3 (5.56%) McAfee
8 3 (5.56%) Remedy
8 3 (5.56%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) Adobe
9 2 (3.70%) Bomgar
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix
9 2 (3.70%) Dell