The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 35 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.47% 5.75% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.47% 40.54% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +183.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £175 £195
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £11.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -6.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.35% 14.18% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 18
Average daily rate £425 £288 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +17.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £14.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) DMZ
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Perforce
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) GitHub
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) DMZ
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Perforce
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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