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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 25 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 15 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.66% 2.29% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 11.86% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £169 £170 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £10.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
65 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 20.19% 19.28% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 15
Average daily rate £308 £380 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +117.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £471 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.38 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -50.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.83 £45.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) SLA
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (20.00%) SCCM
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) MCITP
6 3 (15.00%) Statistics
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Statistics
3 2 (10.00%) Wiki
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCITP
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Sybase