The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 17 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 23 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 8.68% 12.59% 10.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.51% 61.02% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+245.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £68 £69 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £84
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £175 £205
% change year-on-year
- -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £12.50 £58.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.28% -78.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Windows XP
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 59 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 23.77% 20.63% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 31
Average daily rate £350 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 11
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -70.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £11.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £54.58 £66.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 21 October 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 18 £350 +337.50%
Chesterfield - - - -
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) MS Office
3 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
4 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
6 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
7 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) MSI
8 14 (33.33%) VB
9 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 8 (19.05%) WSH
10 8 (19.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (19.05%) VMware
10 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (19.05%) Application Packaging
10 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
10 8 (19.05%) Wise Package Studio
11 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (16.67%) Windows Vista
11 7 (16.67%) Remedy
11 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
11 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 7 (16.67%) UNIX
12 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 6 (14.29%) OOP
12 6 (14.29%) OO

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 3 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (7.14%) Quickr
2 3 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (59.52%) MS Office
2 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 7 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MSI
2 8 (19.05%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Technical Leader
3 8 (19.05%) Applications Packager
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Build Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.38%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.38%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) WSH
1 8 (19.05%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) FMCG
3 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 7 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (14.29%) OOP
2 6 (14.29%) OO
2 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
3 5 (11.90%) Validation
4 3 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL
5 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCDST
5 1 (2.38%) MCTS
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) VMware ESX
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (16.67%) Remedy
4 6 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix