The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Coventry region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 35 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.36% 3.72% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.46% 24.32% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £93 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+224.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £210 £225
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.26% 15.29% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 27
Average daily rate £288 £145 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.27% -63.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £85 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows XP
West Midlands

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 July 2014.

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 July 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) VB
3 5 (35.71%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (35.71%) Application Packaging
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) MSI
5 3 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (21.43%) WSH
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) Software Packaging
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (14.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (28.57%) MSI
3 2 (14.29%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) Applications Packager
3 4 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Application Packaging
2 3 (21.43%) WSH
3 2 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam
Coventry
CPS Group
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago