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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 47 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 20 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.43% 2.47% 3.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.15% 10.64% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£125 £125 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £187 £235
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £11.25 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £24.00 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +1.81%
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
132 141 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.04% 23.23% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 72 54
Average daily rate £305 £268 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.01% -17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £130 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £26.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 26 (50.00%) MS Office
5 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
6 15 (28.85%) Legal
7 14 (26.92%) Blackberry
8 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (17.31%) Citrix
9 9 (17.31%) ITIL
10 7 (13.46%) Law
10 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (11.54%) VMware
11 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
11 6 (11.54%) Progress
11 6 (11.54%) CMDB
11 6 (11.54%) WorkSite
11 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (9.62%) SQL
12 5 (9.62%) Migration
13 4 (7.69%) NetApp
13 4 (7.69%) SLA
13 4 (7.69%) Cisco
13 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (7.69%) SCCM
13 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
14 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
14 3 (5.77%) XenApp
14 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (5.77%) DHCP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.54%) WorkSite
2 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DHCP
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) WAN
2 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.92%) VoIP
3 1 (1.92%) ATM
3 1 (1.92%) Broadband
3 1 (1.92%) 3G
3 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (28.85%) Legal
2 7 (13.46%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Service Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Systems Manager
8 1 (1.92%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) OLE
1 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.54%) CMDB
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) PDA
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.77%) UNIX
5 3 (5.77%) Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Migration
3 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.77%) Service Management
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.92%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) XenApp
4 2 (3.85%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) Progress
3 6 (11.54%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Siemens
5 1 (1.92%) McAfee
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
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