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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows XP
England / East Midlands
Rank 89 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 11 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 2.57% 2.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.96% 13.06% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 7
Median daily rate £125 £190 £81
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +134.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £110 £71
10% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £395 £206
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £194 £188
% change year-on-year
-22.48% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 17
Median hourly rate £11.38 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £13.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £18.05 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +3.70%

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
278 314 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.95% 19.67% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 138 157
Median daily rate £275 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £114 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £420 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 49
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £29.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows XP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -24 4 £125 -65.51%
Northamptonshire -6 3 £230 +15.00% 1
Leicestershire +1 2 £130 +14.03% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
Windows XP
England

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows XP.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 24 (63.16%) MS Office
4 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
5 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
6 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
8 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
9 12 (31.58%) ITIL
10 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 10 (26.32%) Windows 8
11 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
11 8 (21.05%) SAN
12 7 (18.42%) HP
12 7 (18.42%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (15.79%) Webroot
13 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
13 6 (15.79%) NAS
13 6 (15.79%) Citrix
14 5 (13.16%) VPN
14 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
14 5 (13.16%) Finance
14 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
15 4 (10.53%) Office 365
15 4 (10.53%) SCCM
15 4 (10.53%) PowerShell

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.53%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (63.16%) MS Office
2 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) SAN
2 6 (15.79%) NAS
3 5 (13.16%) VPN
4 4 (10.53%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall
5 3 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (5.26%) DNS
6 2 (5.26%) Internet
6 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.63%) 3G
7 1 (2.63%) Skype
7 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.63%) VoIP
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Service Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) IT Support
5 6 (15.79%) IT Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Customer Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
8 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
9 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
6 10 (26.32%) Windows 8
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
8 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
9 4 (10.53%) Unix
10 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
12 1 (2.63%) AIX
12 1 (2.63%) Android
12 1 (2.63%) Linux
12 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (7.89%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.63%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Data Management
4 1 (2.63%) DevOps
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) ITSM
4 1 (2.63%) Open Source
4 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.63%) Ticket Management
4 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) vSphere
4 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) Citrix
3 6 (15.79%) Webroot
4 4 (10.53%) Lotus
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) Brocade
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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