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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 23 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 13 37 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.00% 15.16% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.64% 62.71% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 1
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£435 £70 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+521.42% -39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 0
Average hourly rate £12.71 £72.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.95
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +0.35%
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
55 59 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 21.15% 24.18% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 13
Average daily rate £349 £105 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+232.13% -57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £70 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £180 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £72.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.06% +437.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £10.15 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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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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 -9 12 £435 +314.28%
Windows XP
East Midlands

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 10 (55.56%) UNIX
5 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
5 10 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
7 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (33.33%) MS Office
10 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
10 4 (22.22%) Project Management
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) SLA
10 4 (22.22%) Banking
10 4 (22.22%) Degree
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 4 (22.22%) Coaching
10 4 (22.22%) Hedge funds
11 3 (16.67%) HP
12 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
12 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) ICT Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support
6 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (55.56%) UNIX
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 10 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco