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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 20 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 10 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.75% 4.01% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% 24.44% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £140 £186
% change year-on-year
+33.57% -24.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £14.40 £14.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.85 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -4.34%
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
54 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 20.22% 16.42% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 4
Average daily rate £309 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (26.67%) LANDesk
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Statistics
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) Sybase
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
8 2 (13.33%) HP
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Subversion

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (13.33%) Wiki
4 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) LANDesk
3 3 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Perforce
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
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