The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 June 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 138 115
Contract jobs citing Windows 2000 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.067% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.35% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £344 £280
% change year-on-year -44.68% +22.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £13.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year -17.75% -16.40%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 381 577 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 18.98% 19.34% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 303 227
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 61
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -19.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.99 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £36.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 2000
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Windows 2000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 2000 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 2000 in the West Midlands

Windows 2000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 2000 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 2000 in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 2000.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Windows 2000
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft