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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 35 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.22% 1.32% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 6.67% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£115 £300 £93
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% +224.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £200 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £99
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -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
58 75 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.63% 19.74% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 9
Average daily rate £300 £300 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +106.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £188 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 4
Average hourly rate £12.65 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.74% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.80 £23.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) MCSE
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) MCITP
7 2 (14.29%) Lync
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (7.14%) PDA
8 1 (7.14%) Degree

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deskside Support
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco