The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 45 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.10% 5.72% 3.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.43% 26.98% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Average daily rate £175 £123 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £116 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £175 £140
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
Average hourly rate £12.37 £13.00 £9.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.88% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.15 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.00 £9.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
Windows XP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
166 126 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.89% 21.21% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 64
Average daily rate £325 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £123 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £21.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Birmingham region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Birmingham region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Windows 7
3 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 30 (68.18%) Citrix
5 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (47.73%) MS Office
7 19 (43.18%) Blackberry
8 16 (36.36%) Finance
9 15 (34.09%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (31.82%) Law
11 13 (29.55%) Legal
11 13 (29.55%) iManage
12 11 (25.00%) SCCM
13 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
13 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
14 8 (18.18%) Wireless
14 8 (18.18%) Migration
14 8 (18.18%) Sophos
14 8 (18.18%) Dell
14 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
16 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
16 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
17 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
17 4 (9.09%) German Language
17 4 (9.09%) ITIL
17 4 (9.09%) VMware
17 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Office
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) MPLS
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Law
3 13 (29.55%) Legal
4 4 (9.09%) German Language
5 3 (6.82%) Banking
6 2 (4.55%) Billing
6 2 (4.55%) Front Office
6 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Retail
7 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Service Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) Legal Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (18.18%) Desktop Support
7 7 (15.91%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (11.36%) IT Support
10 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
10 4 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
11 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
11 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Migration
1 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.55%) Security Patching
4 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (2.27%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) XenApp
2 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Intune
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Citrix
2 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) iManage
4 8 (18.18%) Dell
4 8 (18.18%) Sophos
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Lotus
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.27%) Adobe
7 1 (2.27%) Altiris
7 1 (2.27%) Aruba
7 1 (2.27%) Juniper
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