The first table below looks at the demand for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 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 Derbyshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 12 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 19 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 8.96% 7.20% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.79% 30.91% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £68 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+388.88% -77.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £68 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £215 £213
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £72.50 £52.75 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.44% +3.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
66 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 31.13% 23.31% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 14
Average daily rate £325 £208 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.62% -33.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £68 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £52.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.60 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £56.48 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -2 14 £330 +388.88%
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (84.91%) MS Office
3 43 (81.13%) Active Directory
4 32 (60.38%) Remedy
5 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
6 18 (33.96%) MS PowerPoint
7 17 (32.08%) Incident Management
8 15 (28.30%) Finance
9 14 (26.42%) Back Office
9 14 (26.42%) International Banking
9 14 (26.42%) Banking
9 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
10 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
10 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
11 8 (15.09%) Blackberry
11 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
12 7 (13.21%) Wise Package Studio
12 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
12 7 (13.21%) WSH
12 7 (13.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (13.21%) MSI
12 7 (13.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (13.21%) VB
12 7 (13.21%) Application Packaging
12 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (11.32%) Windows Vista
13 6 (11.32%) IBM Notes
13 6 (11.32%) Citrix
13 6 (11.32%) Lotus

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (11.32%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (3.77%) Quickr
4 2 (3.77%) Lync
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (84.91%) MS Office
2 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
3 18 (33.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MSI
1 7 (13.21%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Banking
2 14 (26.42%) International Banking
2 14 (26.42%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Analyst
2 33 (62.26%) Service Analyst
2 33 (62.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (28.30%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Applications Packager
5 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Security Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) WSH
1 7 (13.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.77%) FMCG
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (11.32%) Windows Vista
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000
4 4 (7.55%) NetWare
5 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (5.66%) ITSM
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) VB
2 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCDST
4 2 (3.77%) MCTS
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
4 2 (3.77%) MCP
4 2 (3.77%) MCSA
System Software
1 43 (81.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (13.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.66%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Remedy
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) Citrix
3 6 (11.32%) Lotus
4 4 (7.55%) Novell
4 4 (7.55%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) LANDesk