The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 50 16 57
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +41
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 50 132 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.17% 8.84% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.62% 38.82% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 66 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £70 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £148 £182
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £148 £225
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -34.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 12
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.50 £12.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +11.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £72.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.15 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.05% -
Windows XP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
367 340 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.30% 22.77% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 143 110
Average daily rate £345 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+213.63% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £70 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 71 55
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £28.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows XP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Windows XP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Nottinghamshire -15 18 £300 +26.31% 1
Northamptonshire -12 13 £110 -69.65% 3
Derbyshire -18 8 £436 +315.47% 3
Leicestershire 0 7 £81 -46.00% 2
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 1
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 68 (55.28%) MS Office
4 66 (53.66%) Windows 7
5 51 (41.46%) Microsoft
6 40 (32.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (30.08%) MS Excel
8 24 (19.51%) Security Cleared
9 23 (18.70%) SC Cleared
10 22 (17.89%) VMware
11 20 (16.26%) Windows Vista
12 19 (15.45%) UNIX
12 19 (15.45%) Red Hat
13 17 (13.82%) VMware ESX
13 17 (13.82%) SCCM
14 16 (13.01%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (13.01%) Configuration Management
15 15 (12.20%) Manufacturing
15 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
17 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
19 11 (8.94%) WAN
20 10 (8.13%) LAN
20 10 (8.13%) Windows 8
20 10 (8.13%) Degree
21 9 (7.32%) SLA
21 9 (7.32%) HP

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.88%) Lync
5 3 (2.44%) Moodle
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 68 (55.28%) MS Office
2 37 (30.08%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.94%) WAN
3 10 (8.13%) LAN
4 8 (6.50%) Broadband
5 7 (5.69%) DNS
5 7 (5.69%) Internet
6 6 (4.88%) ADSL
7 5 (4.07%) Firewall
7 5 (4.07%) DMZ
8 4 (3.25%) SSL
9 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.63%) DHCP
10 1 (0.81%) FTP
10 1 (0.81%) HTTP
10 1 (0.81%) VPN
10 1 (0.81%) SNA
10 1 (0.81%) SMTP
10 1 (0.81%) VLAN
10 1 (0.81%) MPLS
10 1 (0.81%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) DB2
2 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MSI
General
1 15 (12.20%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.88%) Banking
2 6 (4.88%) Retail
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (36.59%) Analyst
2 34 (27.64%) Service Analyst
2 34 (27.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (13.82%) 1st Line Support
4 16 (13.01%) Support Engineer
5 14 (11.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (10.57%) Technical Leader
6 13 (10.57%) IT Support
7 11 (8.94%) Desktop Support
8 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Developer
12 4 (3.25%) Deskside Support
12 4 (3.25%) Deskside Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) Deskside Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (0.81%) APPC
2 1 (0.81%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.81%) HTML
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.63%) iPhone
3 2 (1.63%) iPad
3 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.81%) NHS
4 1 (0.81%) iSeries
4 1 (0.81%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (53.66%) Windows 7
3 40 (32.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (16.26%) Windows Vista
5 19 (15.45%) UNIX
6 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (8.13%) Windows 8
9 7 (5.69%) Linux
10 4 (3.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.44%) Solaris
11 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.81%) i5/OS
12 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.01%) Configuration Management
1 16 (13.01%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (7.32%) ITIL
3 9 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.50%) Migration
5 7 (5.69%) OOP
5 7 (5.69%) OO
5 7 (5.69%) Problem Management
6 6 (4.88%) Project Management
6 6 (4.88%) Validation
7 4 (3.25%) Line Management
8 3 (2.44%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.63%) Coaching
9 2 (1.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.63%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.63%) ITIL V3
10 1 (0.81%) Web Design
10 1 (0.81%) Network Management
10 1 (0.81%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) SQL
2 7 (5.69%) VB
3 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.81%) C
4 1 (0.81%) COBOL
4 1 (0.81%) RPG
Qualifications
1 24 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.13%) Degree
4 8 (6.50%) VCP4
5 4 (3.25%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.81%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCENT
6 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) QA
System Software
1 72 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.82%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (13.82%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) WSUS
3 3 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.81%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 51 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.89%) VMware
3 19 (15.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.32%) HP
5 8 (6.50%) Remedy
6 7 (5.69%) Oracle
6 7 (5.69%) Dell
7 6 (4.88%) EMC
8 5 (4.07%) Sophos
9 3 (2.44%) Citrix
10 2 (1.63%) Apple
10 2 (1.63%) Cisco
10 2 (1.63%) Dell KACE
11 1 (0.81%) Altiris
11 1 (0.81%) IBM
11 1 (0.81%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.81%) Symantec
11 1 (0.81%) Avaya
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