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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 8 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 39 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 15.92% 0.79% 5.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.90% 4.35% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 10
Average daily rate £70 - £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £250 £240
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 3
Average hourly rate £72.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.74 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+1.89% +1.77%
Operating Systems Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 23 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 25.31% 18.11% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 40
Average daily rate £105 £245 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -38.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £152 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £312 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 24
Average hourly rate £72.50 £20.00 £52.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.50% -61.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Windows XP
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Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (97.17%) Active Directory
3 97 (91.51%) MS Office
4 54 (50.94%) Remedy
5 46 (43.40%) Microsoft
6 42 (39.62%) Back Office
7 37 (34.91%) Blackberry
8 36 (33.96%) MS Exchange
9 35 (33.02%) NetWare
9 35 (33.02%) VPN
9 35 (33.02%) Windows 2000
9 35 (33.02%) IBM Notes
9 35 (33.02%) Novell
9 35 (33.02%) HP
9 35 (33.02%) Citrix
9 35 (33.02%) Lotus
10 33 (31.13%) MS Excel
10 33 (31.13%) Finance
11 32 (30.19%) VBScript
11 32 (30.19%) ServiceCenter
11 32 (30.19%) PowerShell
11 32 (30.19%) XenDesktop
12 30 (28.30%) International Banking
12 30 (28.30%) Banking
13 24 (22.64%) Windows 7
14 23 (21.70%) Windows Vista
15 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (18.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 18 (16.98%) ITSM
16 18 (16.98%) Apple iOS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 35 (33.02%) IBM Notes
3 20 (18.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 97 (91.51%) MS Office
2 33 (31.13%) MS Excel
3 12 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.02%) VPN
2 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
1 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (39.62%) Back Office
2 33 (31.13%) Finance
3 30 (28.30%) International Banking
3 30 (28.30%) Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (53.77%) Analyst
2 54 (50.94%) Service Analyst
2 54 (50.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 42 (39.62%) 1st Line Support
4 39 (36.79%) Support Engineer
5 14 (13.21%) Service Support Manager
5 14 (13.21%) Environment Manager
5 14 (13.21%) Support Manager
5 14 (13.21%) Service Manager
6 6 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) IT Support
7 5 (4.72%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.77%) Rollout Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Remote Desktop Support
9 3 (2.83%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Project Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Support Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.91%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.83%) GIS
3 1 (0.94%) NHS
3 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (33.02%) NetWare
2 35 (33.02%) Windows 2000
3 24 (22.64%) Windows 7
4 23 (21.70%) Windows Vista
5 18 (16.98%) Apple iOS
6 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.77%) UNIX
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ITSM
2 12 (11.32%) Incident Management
3 5 (4.72%) Configuration Management
4 4 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (0.94%) Migration
5 1 (0.94%) Project Management
5 1 (0.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.19%) VBScript
1 32 (30.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) MCDST
3 1 (0.94%) MCTS
3 1 (0.94%) MCITP
3 1 (0.94%) ECDL
3 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.94%) MCSA
3 1 (0.94%) MCP
3 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (97.17%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.19%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (30.19%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 54 (50.94%) Remedy
2 46 (43.40%) Microsoft
3 35 (33.02%) Novell
3 35 (33.02%) HP
3 35 (33.02%) Citrix
3 35 (33.02%) Lotus
4 5 (4.72%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle
7 2 (1.89%) Siemens